Morning Links: Polaroid Edition

An unknown person in one of Kyler Zeleny's found photographs. VIA THE GUARDIAN

An unknown person in one of Kyler Zeleny’s found photographs.


Andy Warhol loved weightlifting, buying jewels, and sex, despite what we thought we knew. [The Guardian]

Artists are behind a proposal to ban Confederate statues and monuments from New Orleans. [The Art Newspaper]

Vice chairperson of the Whitney Museum, Melva Bucksbaum, has died. [Artforum]

Sculptures by a well-regarded Soviet artist on view in central Moscow were publicly destroyed by Orthodox activists, who called them “blasphemous.” [Yahoo! News]

Here’s why stolen art—such as that looted from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum—is so hard to find. [Slate]

“The Ninth Season” at Artist’s Institute with Carolee Schneemann. [Contemporary Art Daily]

Kyler Zeleny, obsessed with collecting Polaroids of strangers, has put his collection of over 6,000 online and asked the public to step forward and identify the people in the photos. [The Guardian]

A chandelier in the Scottish First Minister’s house could be a looted Nazi piece. [Sky News]

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