Morning Links: David Shrigley–Designed Soccer Mascot Edition

David Shrigley's mascot for Partick Thistle. JEFF HOLMES/PA

David Shrigley’s mascot for Partick Thistle.


Jonathan Jones on why the new David Shrigley–designed mascot for the Scottish soccer team Partick Thistle is “art at its best.” [The Guardian]

The Guggenheim Helsinki has officially unveiled its design, by Moreau Kusunoki Architectes. [The New York Times]

Protests at MoMA came to an end last night as its workers approved a new five-year contract. [Hyperallergic]

ArtPrize will continue to grow in its 2015 edition with more art by more artists. [MLive]

Does Japanese paper art hold the secret to bendier electronics? [Gizmodo]

The Centre Pompidou is co-organizing the inaugural exhibition at the National Gallery Singapore, set to open next year. The show will compare “aesthetic practices from 1900 to the 1960s.” [The Art Newspaper]

Jay Z and Beyoncé were spotted at a Wes Lang show. [Complex]

The Huffington Post has reevaluated Peter Paul Rubens’ Three Graces as a body-positive painting. This and 51 other instances of body positivity throughout art history. [The Huffington Post]

Hans-Christian Lotz at Christian Andersen. [Contemporary Art Daily]

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