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    Morning Links: Message in a Bottle Edition

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    MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE

    Three years ago, American painter George Boorujy put a message in a bottle and launched it into the sea at New York Harbor. Recently, French painter Brigitte Barthelemy found it washed up on a shore 3,542 miles away. [The Guardian]

    HOUSE OF CARDS

    The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery is now home to a painting of Frank Underwood, the politician played by Kevin Spacey on the Netflix show House of Cards. It is the work of British painter Jonathan Yeo. [The Verge]

    NEW

    UC Davis will open a new art museum in November. [SFGate]

    A new show at the recently opened M+ in Hong Kong boldly includes many politically charged works, despite Chinese authorities’ intent to decrease freedom of expression. [The Guardian]

    OLD

    Read Andy Warhol’s obituary originally published in the New York Daily News in 1987. [New York Daily News]

    EXTRAS

    The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is offering free admission in light of the recent shootings, effective immediately and ending on February 29. [Michigan Live]

    Here’s a profile of Jessica Morgan, head curator at Dia Art Foundation. [Vogue]

    If you’ve created a truly masterful tweet, a Twitter user who goes by the handle @artdecider¬†will reply to it with only one word: “art.” [Daily Dot]

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