Morning Links: Naked Group Pictures Edition

Spencer Tunick. (Courtesy

Plans are moving forward to build a replica of Mike Kelley’s childhood home behind the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit. [ArtsBeat]

The Barnes Foundation’s new Philadelphia home is set to open to the public this week. Christopher Hawthorne is not such a fan of the building. [LA Times]

Cheesy naked group photographer Spencer Tunick plans his biggest shoot yet in Bavaria this summer. [RT]

One HuffPo blogger found the Met Costume Institute after parties pretty darn impressive. [HuffPo]

The Museum of the City of New York is excited at the prospect of being Occupied for its upcoming exhibit on activism. [The New Yorker] (Subscription only)

Alice Rawsthorn considers Arne Jacobsen’s iconic soup spoon. [NYT]

Suspected art heist of Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum has led to grand jury investigation. [Boston Herald]

James Franco’s “Rebel” opens this week at the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art. [LA Times]

In Malaysia, a building where artists live, work and exhibit their art. [WSJ]

David Khalili talks about collecting Islamic art. [FT]

Pete Doherty’s blood painting sells for £35,000 ($56,200). [Guardian]

Morning Links: Naked Group Pictures Edition