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Morning Links: Marijuana Acquisition Edition

That's a lot of marijuana!COURTESY PIXABAY

That’s a lot of marijuana!

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Choice Acquisitions

A local reporter and editor has donated a gram of marijuana to the Juneau-Douglas City Museum in Alaska. He was the second resident of the capital city to purchase the drug legally. [Juneau Empire]

A total of 93 works by 48 self-taught artists from the estate of the late Margaret Robson have been donated to the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, D.C. [The Art Newspaper]

Permanent Art

For Skulptur Projekte Münster, the once-every-ten-years show in the German city, Michael Smith will open a tattoo parlor aimed at senior citizens. More details about the exhibition in this article. [The Art Newspaper]

Lost and Found

The great, underrated Gene Davis is the subject of a retrospective at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, D.C. Here is the story of his life. [Smithsonian.com]

The hunt continues for the art collection of Imelda Marcos and her late husband, Ferdinand E. Marcos, the onetime president of the Philippines. Allegedly purchased illegally with government funds, the collection may be worth as much as $500 million. [The New York Times]

Bonus

Fuck Theory, who will be staging a series of lectures at Postmasters in New York, offers “a syllabus for the end times. [Artforum]

A profile of the one and only Tony Bennett. [The New York Times]

Michele Abeles at 47 Canal in New York. [Contemporary Art Daily]

Heji Shin at Real Fine Arts in Brooklyn. [Sex Life]

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