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Morning Links: Make Love To Art Edition

A classical Greek statue wears a graphic condom by Made in Love. COURTESY MADE IN LOVE

A classical Greek statue wears a graphic condom by Made in Love.

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You can now make love to works of art, thanks to a condom company called Made in Love. [Hyperallergic]

Advisers to the U.N.’s Human Rights Council have asked the Saudi Arabian government to prevent the “unlawful” execution of Ashraf Fayadh, a Palestinian poet and artist who was sentenced to death for his supposed atheism and blasphemy by a Saudi Arabian court  last month. [The Art Newspaper]

Poet and artist Kate Durbin choreographed “eerie goth mermaids” jumping into the water at Miami Beach and taking selfies of themselves during Art Basel this week. [Dazed Digital]

Take a look at this art made from subway bacteria. [ABC News]

Coinciding with the U.N. climate summit, Olafur Eliasson has installed melting icebergs in the center of Paris. [Quartz]

A South Carolina museum is asking for $5 million dollars to put a Confederate flag back up on display after it was taken down due to the massacre of nine black church members in Charleston earlier this year. [Fox News]

Here’s a novel museum show: “Works Under Guard,” on view at the Oscar Niemeyer Museum in Brazil, is currently showing 48 of the most valuable artworks taken from allegedly corrupt businessmen involved in the country’s largest graft scandal at government-owned oil company Petrobus. [The Financial Times]

Ilya and Emilia Kabakov’s “The Dream City” at Power Station of Art in Shanghai. [Contemporary Art Daily]

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