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Morning Links: Glutton for Puns Edition

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Puns

Did the New York Post proffer any good puns in its story about Dogumenta, the forthcoming art show for dogs? You bet it did! [New York Post]

Meet a roaming Florida-based artist who invites members of the public to join him to make their own “art peace.” (Hey, that’s pretty good!) [The Herald-Dispatch]

Global/Local

Check out a new ARTnews portal for continuously updated Grand Tour coverage that has been collected and remains yet to come—as travels to the Venice Biennale turn to summer adventures at Documenta 14, Skulptur Projekte Münster, and Art Basel. [ARTnews]

Two daughters of the late Jerry and Emily Spiegel are pitted against each other with $160 million worth of consignments squaring off in competing sales next week at both Sotheby’s and Christie’s. [Bloomberg]

“Sex and art by the Grand Canal: how Peggy Guggenheim took Venice.” [The Guardian]

See/Party/Sing

“Dorothea Lange: Politics of Seeing” at the Oakland Museum of California finds “the photographer as activist” in the 25,000 negatives and 6,000 prints she left behind. [San Francisco Chronicle]

An event series known as #mfaNOW at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts—with music, lectures, and late-night party affairs—has drawn 23,000 visitors, 70 percent of whom said their impression of the museum changed as a result. [Boston Globe]

A new photo book focuses on the great Billie Holliday during a nine-night run of shows in Newark in 1957, two years before her death. Also: it has an intro by Zadie Smith! [Washington Post]

Wild West

The National Museum of Wildlife Art in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, is celebrating its 30th anniversary with exhibitions including “Andy Warhol: Endangered Species,” featuring prints by the Pop artist from its permanent collection. [Jackson Hole News & Guide]

The Western Montana Mental Health Center is holding a “Stomp the Stigma” art exhibit showcasing work made by attendees of painting classes at a center geared toward providing ostracization-free attention and care. [Flathead Beacon]

“Centered,” a public art project in Las Vegas, has run into troubles. [Las Vegas Now]

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