Morning Links: Medical Examiner’s Office Edition

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Medical examiner’s office.


On Sunday, citizens of St. Petersburg gathered to protest the destruction of a sculpture of Mephistopheles taken from a historic, Alexander Lishnevsky-designed 1910 building. [The New York Times]

Casa Vicens, the Antoni Gaudí-designed house and UNESCO World Heritage building, will publicly reopen as a museum in the fall of 2016. [Artforum]

Jos de Gruyter and Harald Thys at MoMA PS1. [Contemporary Art Daily]

New York Academy of Art students are helping the city’s medical examiner’s office review  its log of 1,200 sets of unidentified remains. [CBS]

Can you match these artists with their childhood works? [T Magazine]

Here’s why Margaret Thatcher didn’t want a portrait of Winston Churchill at 10 Downing Street. [The Art Newspaper]

Courtroom artist Jane Rosenberg, creator of the famous “ET” Tom Brady sketch, has redeemed herself with a new portrait of the football player. [New York Daily News]

Olafur Eliasson is designing a waterfall for Copenhagen, under which people may dive to see underwater artwork. [The Art Newspaper]

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