Morning Links: November 5, 2014

The Wall Street Journal reports that Chinese movie mogul Wang Zhongjun bought the $61.8 million Van Gogh last night. [The Wall Street Journal]

The St. Louis Art Museum received a gift of 225 paintings worth a total of at least $50 million. [St. Louis Post-Dispatch]

The developer of the condos that will replace Long Island City’s 5Pointz graffiti center wants to tradepoint that name and use it for his graffiti center. [DNAinfo]

Curator removes artwork in Paris after receiving letters, ala Paul McCarthy, that accuse the work of being “incestuous” and “pedaphillic.” [The Art Newspaper]

Guggenheim curator Pablo León de la Barra has been named director of the Casa França Brasil in Rio de Janeiro. [Artforum]

Calder’s Gwenfritz, a site-specific work with a rich history, has been installed at the National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C. []

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