Morning Links: Honesty Edition

Richardson. (Courtesy Patrick McMullan)

Richardson. (Courtesy Patrick McMullan)

Carol Vogel follows MoMA’s restoration of Pollock’s One: Number 31, 1950 (1950). [NYT]

Lunch with Picasso scholar John Richardson and Gagosian consultant. On Mr. Gagosian: “I don’t like half of what he shows but he’s heaven to work for.” [FT]

Israel Museum returns Nazi-looted Liebermann painting to heir, buys it back. [Bloomberg]

“Sex lives of the renaissance artists–interactive.” [The Guardian]

“AMSTERDAM — Many museums post their collections online, but the Rijksmuseum here has taken the unusual step of offering downloads of high-resolution images at no cost, encouraging the public to copy and transform its artworks into stationery, T-shirts, tattoos, plates or even toilet paper.” [NYT]

A history of the AIDS crisis, presented via the life of artist James Wentzy. [NYT]

Morning Links: Honesty Edition