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Morning Links: The Shroud of Tom Cruise Edition

The shroud.  COURTESY CORY ALLEN CONTEMPORARY ART

The shroud.

COURTESY CORY ALLEN CONTEMPORARY ART

An Yves Saint Laurent exhibit is coming to Seattle. [The New York Times]

How are performance artists paid exactly? [The New York Times]

Aldo Mondino’s “Rules for Illusion, Part 1” at Eden Eden in Berlin. [Contemporary Art Daily]

Having raised $82 million for company expansion, Dutch online auction platform Catawiki is looking to compete with eBay in the collectibles business. [Techcrunch]

Devo’s Mark Mothersbaugh always meant to be an artist, not a musician. Few know him as “one of the most important forces of our creative culture in the last 40 years.” [Hyperallergic]

The Church of Scientology officially distances itself from an art installation celebrating Tom Cruise’s 25-year anniversary as a Scientologist. Artist Daniel Edwards has created a 14-foot commemorative shroud depicting the actor naked. [Page Six]

Adjunct Commuter Weekly, “a hybridized alt-weekly tabloid for the mobile (downwardly and otherwise) academic,” debuted last night at ICA Boston. [Blouin Artinfo]

The Central Bank of Hungary paid around €2.8 million for an art collection owned by a Hungarian butcher. [Euronews]

Artist Felix R. Cid made a terrifying hyperreal composite of weekend traffic on the Long Island Expressway. Happy Friday! [The Daily Intelligencer]

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