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    Morning Links: David Lynch for Bernie Sanders Edition

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    Bernie Sanders.

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    FIRE BERN WITH ME

    David Lynch is a Bernie Sanders supporter. [Twitter]

    AROUND THE WORLD

    Performance artist Pyotr Pavlensky—who most recently made headlines for setting fire to the entryway of the Federal Security Service in Moscow—has been charged with damaging a cultural heritage site. This charge has been upgraded from one of vandalism, and Pavlensky could spend up to 6 years in prison. [The Moscow Times]

    On Mumbai’s art scene. [Travel + Leisure]

    Vogue lists the seven best museum restaurants in the world. [Vogue]

    Museums around the world reveal interesting, obscure facts about themselves in honor of #MuseumWeek. [The Huffington Post]

    INSTITUTIONS

    The Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas, will be remodeling an unused Kraft cheese plant into a new space for contemporary art shows, music, theater, and film. [The New York Times]

    A look at the Met’s recent history. [The New Republic]

    EXTRAS

    At this year’s College Art Association conference, a session titled “The Art of Animal Activism” explored art in the last century that has “taken nonhuman animals seriously as subjects with sentience and agency.” [NPR]

    Joe Bradley prepares for his upcoming show at Gagosian. [T Magazine]

    An artist has erected a tombstone for Donald Trump in Central Park. [Flavorwire]

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