Morning Links: Gae Aulenti Edition

Aulenti. (Getty Images)

Gae Aulenti, the architect who designed Paris’s Musee d’Orsay, died yesterday in Milan. She was 84. [NYT]

Jerry Saltz visits post-Sandy Chelsea. [New York]

Warhol’s Cartier wristwatch to go up for sale. [ArtDaily]

Christies will sell Kandinsky “after the grandchildren of a pre-World War II collector who said it was stolen from her by the Nazis agreed to share the sale proceeds with the current owner.” [Bloomberg]

Might the booming auction market be running out of steam? [NYT]

Blake Gopnik smells things. [The Daily Beast]

Ralph Lauren’s older brother collects folk art. [WSJ]

Frank Gehry will take part in a panel at Abu Dhabi Art fair next week. [The Art Newspaper]

Jonathan Jones: “How the power of superstorm Sandy is painted into a nation.” [The Guardian]

One great way to begin an essay: “My name is Dan Flavin. I am thirty-two years old, overweight and underprivileged, a Caucasian in a Negro year.” [Artforum]

A new fair called Art13 will “bring art of Asia, Middle East and Africa to London.” [TAN]

Morning Links: Gae Aulenti Edition