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Morning Links: The Keith Haring Doodle Edition

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Google Doodle. (Courtesy Google)

Tobias Meyer’s pre-sale routine involves chicken soup and a nap. [WSJ]

Jerry Saltz on why he hates big money art auctions. [New York]

Google debuts a Keith Haring “Google doodle” for the artist’s birthday. He was born in 1958. [Google]

Gunter Sachs’s collection hits the auction block in London this month. Why not get to know Mr. Sachs and his collection a little better? [WSJ]

The Guardian declares that Frieze New York has “more glitz, less grit” than the London edition. [The Guardian]

Charlie Finch on the $120-million sale of The Scream and “market esthetics.” [Artnet]

Despondent over Putin’s return to power, billionaires flee turning their backs on burgeoning Russian art market. [Reuters]

Artforum’s tribute to Mike Kelley. [Artforum]

Margaret Conrads is leaving her post as curator at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art to become deputy director of art and research at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art in Fort Worth, Texas. [Art Daily]

Holland Cotter says he wouldn’t have bought the Munch pastel that sold at Sotheby’s this week if he had the money. [NYT]

Here’s a nice review of Alex Katz’s show at Tate St. Ives. [Guardian]

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