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Morning Links: Cake Theft Edition

The cover of Caitlin Freeman's Modern Art Desserts, published in 2013. COURTESY MODERN ART DESSERTS

The cover of Caitlin Freeman’s Modern Art Desserts, published in 2013.



A Blue Bottle pastry chef claims SFMOMA stole her cake ideas. [Grub Street]

Saltz on Guston. [Vulture]

“What’s the world coming to when you can’t even have a non-functioning guillotine in your yard without someone taking it?” [The Daily Star]


Brazil has reinstated its culture ministry after thousands protested its dissolution. [Reuters]

A settlement has been reached in the case of ownership over Picasso’s plaster Bust of a Woman sculpture involving the Qatari royal family, billionaire Leon Black, Picasso’s daughter Maya Widmaier Picasso, and dealer Larry Gagosian. [Bloomberg]


Street artist JR will make the Louvre disappear for one month by hanging a huge trompe-l’oeil photo of 16th century buildings in front of it. [Wall Street Journal]

Twelve museums where you can spend the night. [Travel + Leisure]

British museums and the Art Fund announced that they have started a campaign to £10 million (about $14.5 million) to ensure that Queen Elizabeth I’s Armada Portrait remains in Britain, now that the painting’s heirs have decided to sell it. [The New York Times]


Cynthia Daignault at Stems in Brussels. [Contemporary Art Daily]

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