Morning Links: Norman Rockwell Edition

Berlin museum to return three Edvard Munchs and one by Ernst Ludwig Kirchner to the heirs of a Jewish collector.

"Willie Gillis, Package From Home." (Courtesy Susanin Auctions, via WSJ)
‘Willie Gillis, Package From Home.’ (Courtesy Susanin Auctions, via WSJ)

Berlin museum to return three Edvard Munchs and one by Ernst Ludwig Kirchner to the heirs of a Jewish collector. [Bloomberg]

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Artist Douglas Gordon outraged that a statue of his went missing from a Christie’s warehouse. [BBC]

St Petersburg’s Hermitage museum shocks with tentative steps  into the world of contemporary art. [The Guardian]

The Times takes a tour of the apartment of Laurent de Brunhoff and Phyllis Rose, illustrators of the “Babar” books. [NYT]

Work by Abdulnasser Gharem, censored from London show, lands in Amsterdam museum. [The Art Newspaper]

A 1941 Norman Rockwell painting will hit the open market for the first time, at an estimate of $3 million to $5 million. [WSJ]

Some LACMA patrons are upset about a recent hike in fees. [L.A. Times]

What can Orientalist art teach the diplomatic world? [ArtsBeat]

Morning Links: Norman Rockwell Edition