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Morning Links: Hot Wheels Edition

Keith Haring with one of his cars. COLLECTION OF ENRICO NAVARRA/COURTESY GALERIE HANS MAYER DUSSELDORF/© KEITH HARING FOUNDATION

Keith Haring with one of his cars.

©KEITH HARING FOUNDATION/COLLECTION OF ENRICO NAVARRA/COURTESY GALERIE HANS MAYER DUSSELDORF/COLLECTION OF ENRICO NAVARRA, LYON

Hypnotize Minds

A mesmerizing slide show of Keith Haring artworks made on … cars and motorcycles. [The Guardian]

David Byrne and lots of swirling, furling colored flags—the documentary Contemporary Color chronicles the Talking Heads mastermind’s latest pageant. [Smithsonian magazine]

No Socks

In 2009, Donald Trump gave his stamp of approval to an art thief with the colorful name of Joey No Socks. In addition to stealing works by Chagall and Miró, Mr. No Socks tried to get out of a drunk-driving charge by claiming he got lead poisoning from a gunshot. Wonder where he’ll end up in the cabinet? [The Daily Beast]

Man vs. Machine

Jeff Koons had early access to Google’s Tilt Brush technology, which does some cool futuristic painting stuff, and Dustin Yellin is in its artist-in-residency program. [The New York Times]

John Baldessari’s BMW is all set to hit the track at Daytona later this month. And get a load of that picture! What a hero. [Forbes]

Well-Endowed

Universities in the U.S. are investing heavily in art museums and centers. Why? [The Art Newspaper]

Photo Shop

Kate Middleton, the distinguished Duchess of Cambridge, evidently takes royally cute baby photos. [The Guardian]

André Leon Talley visited the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, rocked a wool cap. [Instagram]

Madness

“Colors sprouting from a tormented head”—on the art of Eugen Gabritschevsky, a biologist who was diagnosed with schizophrenia in 1929 and painted for decades after. [El Pais]

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