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Morning Links: Zaqistan Edition

Zaqistanis. COURTESY THE REPUBLIC OF ZAQISTAN

Zaqistanis.

COURTESY THE REPUBLIC OF ZAQISTAN

The unofficial Republic of Zaqistan, an artist-run nation located northwest of Salt Lake City in Utah, is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. [Hyperallergic]

Here’s a profile of Glenn O’Brien, newly named top editor of Maxim. It covers a lot of ground: his coining of the position of editor at large position at High Times, his late 1970s public-access television show, hanging with Warhol, and more. [The New York Times]

Ulay is suing his former lover Marina Abramović. [The Guardian]

Qatar is opening a slavery museum in Doha. [Artforum]

Ade Darmawan’s Magic Centre at Portikus in Frankfurt. [Contemporary Art Daily]

CNN reveals that the wealthiest people in the world are now investing in art instead of stocks or bonds. [CNN Money]

An NYPD forensic sketch artist is holding his own gallery show. [New York Daily News]

Props from Breaking Bad have been donated to the Smithsonian. [Variety]

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