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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.

COURTESY MODERN ART DESSERTS

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

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]

CONFLICT RESOLUTION

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]

MUSEUMS

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]

EXTRAS

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

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