Morning Links: Gut Renovate Edition

(Courtesy filmforum.org)

(Courtesy filmforum.org)

Six months in prison for the pastor who tried to fence fake Damien Hirst paintings. [NYT]

The Leon Levy Foundation has endowed the Brooklyn Museum’s directorship to the tune of $5 million.[NYT]

The Met plans to gut renovate its modern wing. [NYT]

In case you missed it, here’s a great Hilton Als piece about Kara Walker’s Domino Sugar Factory sculpture. [The New Yorker]

Here’s a 5-minute video tour of the Gerhard Richter retrospective at Basel’s Fondation Beyeler. [Art Market Monitor]

More on the court case between the Guggenheim Foundation and Peggy Guggenheim’s grandchildren, which opens Wednesday. [The Guardian]

Here is a profile of Llyn Foulkes. [LAT]

The furniture collection of scholar John Hardy will go on sale at Christie’s. [The Art Newspaper]

Morning Links: Gut Renovate Edition