Your Morning Cup of Links

Only portrait of William Shakespeare painted from life to be cleaned for first time

Marilyn Monroe’s ‘Happy Birthday’ gown going to auction in the fall

A radical underwater workout

Two reviews of the ‘Watteau’s Soldiers’ exhibit, at the Frick Collection in New York City through October 2

The other Victorian landscape artist

Rodin, Rilke, and zoos

The truth about the Hemingway Heist

Facebook’s habit of censoring great art has gone from the silly to the utterly surreal after it claimed that a drawing of a hand by Holbein breached its community standards.

The oldest mass migration known

What supporting Donald Trump did to Dennis Prager’s principles

Remembering the Tasmanian tiger, 80 years after it became extinct

The role of a national museum is not to shock or make a “big gesture” but to “collect, exhibit, and explain.”

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