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Morning Links: Conspiratorial Graffiti Edition

"Liberty Leading the People"

Eugene Delacroix, ‘Liberty Leading the People,’ 1830.

“Artist makes new form of currency for Williamsburg and Greenpoint” [The Brooklyn Paper]

French President Francois Hollande says the country has enough museums. [Bloomberg]

Kriston Capps argues for spectacle at the Hirschhorn. [Washington City Paper]

Here is an interview with Jonathan Jones conducted by Lewis Lapham (!). [Bloomberg]

Lotta dudes at Kraftwerk’s gig at the Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall. [The Art Newspaper]

Tenement Museum re-creates a 19th century saloon run by German immigrants in new exhibition. [NYT]

A woman has been arrested for scrawling what may be 9/11-truther graffiti on Delacroix’s Liberty Leading the People at the Louvre Lens. [RFI]

Preparing for Valentine’s Day, Ken Johnson looks at love in art around New York City. [NYT]

A collector believes he has found a painting of a head that once was part of Courbet’s notorious Origin of the World (1866). [ArtsBeat]

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