Morning Links: Pokémon Go Edition

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Hot on the heels of the Washington, D.C’s Holocaust Museum, the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum in Poland has issued a ban on the use of Pokémon Go on its grounds. [CBS News]

Instead of chasing animated creatures through a gallery, British artist Scarlett Raven is encouraging visitors to her new exhibition “The Danger Tree” to use their phones to view her art. Using an app called Blippar, viewers can look at Raven’s paintings and see the brushstrokes that went into making them. [Artnet]

Do you know what’s better than tracking down a Charizard in the park? Finding a life-size replica of Chinese Emporer Qin Shihuang’s terra cota warriors hidden throughout Chicago thanks to a series of clues posted on Twitter by the city’s Field Museum. [Chicago Tribune]


Watching all of New York photographer Robert Frank’s lesser-known film canon. [New Yorker]

David Bowie’s prized art collection has been revealed, including work by Damien Hirst, Henry Moore, and Marcel Duchamp, and will be on display at Sotheby’s in London, before being sold at auction in November. [BBC]


A new bill introduced by members of parliament in the U.K. may finally see the return of the Parthenon marbles to Greece. [Smithsonian Mag]


A travel guide to the art-filled metropolis of Accra, Ghana. [New York Times]

“Current: L.A.” is a Department of Cultural Affairs-run arts biennale taking place throughout L.A. for the next month. [New York Times]

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