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Morning Links: Edward Snowden’s Techno Song Edition

Edward Snowden. COURTESY WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

Edward Snowden.

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UNEXPECTED CREATIONS

Edward Snowden has partnered with electronic artist Jean-Michel Jarre to coproduce a “techno” song, after the Guardian put them in touch at Jarre’s request. [Business Insider]

Artist Cornelia Parker has re-created the house from Hitchcock’s Psycho on the roof of the Met. [Wall Street Journal]

PACIFIC COAST

Theaster Gates is now represented by Regen Projects in Los Angeles. [The New York Times]

Siyuan Zhao, who infamously stabbed another woman at Art Basel Miami Beach last year because she thought she was working with ISIS, will be deported to China. [New York Daily News]

Hong Kong’s Tiananmen Square Museum is closing after a legal dispute. [BBC]

OVER IN EUROPE

Grocery billionaire Stein Erik Hagen has opened his art collection to the public. One of the largest private collectors in Norway, Hagen is allowing the Norwegian National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design (Nasjonalmuseet) to go through his 2,000-piece collection of Nordic and Northern European art (estimated at $120 million) to pick out anything it wants to borrow. [Forbes]

The Kunstmuseum Basel, which will reopen this Sunday, will start with a rare show of Jackson Pollock’s figurative works. [The Art Newspaper]

LITERATURE

Hilton Als on Maggie Nelson’s poetry. [New Yorker]

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