Morning Links: Clown Edition

When did Jasper Johns make Flag? []

Asia Society is opening branches in Houston and Hong Kong. [NYT]

The Art Institute of Chicago has received a sizable grant from the nation of India to form a new partnership. [ABC 7]

Prado Museum discovers Mona Lisa replica they say is made by a student of da Vinci’s. [The Independent]

Tate buys an edition of Christian Marclay’s Clock. [Bloomberg]

Activist Shami Chakrabarti will have a portrait in London’s National Portrait Gallery. [The Art Newspaper]

Auction houses: doing well. [WSJ]

Here’s an “in his own words” preview of Neal Medlyn’s juggalo show at The Kitchen. [Artforum]