Morning Links: Ugly Edition

The Prado. (Creative Commons)
The Prado. (Creative Commons)

New York-based visual artist Laura Anderson Barbata fought for the proper burial of “the ugliest woman in the world.” [NYT]

The Prado has discovered an image of Louis of Orleans hiding under paint in a 15th-century painting. [RFI]

Williamsburg gallery show uses the ceiling for a show. [The Brooklyn Paper]

Here’s Linda Yablonsky on the early February openings, Scene & Herd. [Artforum]

U.K. raises money to prevent the export of a landscape painting by Jasper Francis Cropsey. [BBC]

Andrew M. Goldstein on the legacy of Leo Castelli. [Artspace] Morning Links: Ugly Edition