Morning Links: Piero di Cosimo Edition

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Portraits of Giuliano (R) and Francesco da Sangallo (L) by Piero di Cosimo (1462-1521). (Courtesy of OLAF KRAAK/AFP/Getty Images)

Europe’s major museums can’t bat away the crowds inside their most popular exhibitions. “It seems like a tropical greenhouse — you can’t breathe.” [NYT]

But hey, we’re popular, too! The Met had over 6 million visitors for the third year in a row. [The New York Daily News]

Italian Renaissance master Piero di Cosimo will have his first major retrospective next year. [NYT]

Tracey Emin’s My Bed—purchased at Christie’s earlier this month for £2.5 million ($3.3 million) — will be given to the Tate Modern for a ten-year load. [The Art Newspaper]

Tobias Meyers, Sotheby’s former head of contemporary art, sold his Columbus Circle apartment for $16.2 million. [Curbed NY]

“One of the most popular art centres in the south of France hits hard times.” [The Economist]

A look at Korakrit Arunanondchai and Boychild’s show at The Mistake Room in Los Angeles. [Artforum]

“Palestinian Museum remains on track despite Gaza conflict.” [The Art Newspaper]

All hail the newest super hip Lower East Side gallery: a pop-up gallery in the Bowery Whole Foods. [DNAinfo]

Morning Links: Piero di Cosimo Edition