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Morning Links: Sherlock Holmes of the Art World Edition

Chris Marinello in front of Henri Matisse's Woman in Blue in Front of a Fireplace, stolen from Paul Rosenberg by Nazis but now returned to his heirs by a Norwegian museum thanks to Marinello's intervention. COURTESY CHRISTOPHER MARINELLO

Christopher Marinello in front of Henri Matisse’s Woman in Blue in Front of a Fireplace, looted by the Nazis from art dealer Paul Rosenberg. The painting has now been returned to his heirs thanks to Marinello’s intervention.

COURTESY CHRISTOPHER MARINELLO

Shepard Fairey was finally arrested in L.A. [The Detroit News]

A third of the collectors on our 2015 Top 200 list have opened museums, The Art Newspaper finds. [The Art Newspaper]

President Obama is set to sign an order creating the Basin and Range National Monument, an 1,100-square-mile area in Nevada that includes Michael Heizer’s storied City work. Harry Reid, who had long lobbied to protect the piece, is overjoyed. [Las Vegas Review-Journal]

The Bowes Museum in northeast England will host the UK’s first-ever Yves Saint Laurent exhibition. [The Art Newspaper]

The Park Avenue Armory has received a $65 million endowment from the Thompson Family Foundation. [Artforum]

Hisachika Takahashi and Yuki Okumura’s “Memory of Past and Future Memory” at Annet Gelink in Amsterdam. [Contemporary Art Daily]

Authorities in Casal di Principe, Italy (one of the country’s major crime hubs) have decided to convert the villa of a former mob boss into a temporary museum. [The New York Times]

Christopher Marinello is the “Sherlock Holmes” of the art world. [Yahoo! News]

Greek museums are being forced to close due to lack of funding. [The Art Newspaper]

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