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Morning Links: Broken Yayoi Kusama Pumpkin Edition

Yayoi Kusama, All the Eternal Love I Have for Pumpkins, 2016. ©YAYOI KUSAMA/COURTESY OTA FINE ARTS, TOKYO AND SINGAPORE; VICTORIA MIRO GALLERY, LONDON; AND DAVID ZWIRNER, NEW YORK AND LONDON

Yayoi Kusama, All the Eternal Love I Have for Pumpkins, 2016.

©YAYOI KUSAMA/COURTESY OTA FINE ARTS, TOKYO AND SINGAPORE; VICTORIA MIRO GALLERY, LONDON; AND DAVID ZWIRNER, NEW YORK AND LONDON

Museums

An allegedly selfie-taking visitor at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden’s Yayoi Kusama show got a little too close to the art and accidentally broke one of the artist’s pumpkin sculptures. [Hyperallergic]

An exhibition at the Elmhurst Art Museum in Illinois charts the influence of pinball on the Chicago Imagists. [Smithsonian]

Activist, artist, and dancer Kia LaBeija, who has work in the traveling “Art AIDS America” show, gets profiled. [NBCBLK28]

Here are images of Yuki Kimura’s show at the CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts in San Francisco. [Contemporary Art Daily]

“New World Disorder”

Artist and critic Hannah Black writes on the “new world disorder.” [Artforum]

Nazi-Looted Art

The heirs of an Austrian Jewish entertainer are suing to reclaim two Egon Schiele drawings. Their case involves the use of a new act that helps Holocaust victims recover looted art. [The New York Times]

An exhibition of Nazi-looted art at Paris’s Musée Maillol is bringing to light new fears of conservatism. [The Washington Post]

Market

Is this 1896 painting really by Gustav Klimt? Sotheby’s says yes, but one collector, who claims it was lost while she was renovating her home, says otherwise. [The Art Newspaper]

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