Morning Links: Cheech and Chong Edition

up smoke cheech chong l Morning Links: Cheech and Chong EditionCheech Marin, of Cheech and Chong infamy, is being honored this weekend as patron of the year at ArtHamptons International Art Fair. Mr. Marin has the largest collection of Chicano art in the world. Ralph Gardner meets up with him at the studio of Peter Max. [WSJ]

Photographer Gordon Parks celebrated at the Schomburg Center. [NYT]

An interview with James Ramsey, who is building a subterranean park beneath an abandoned trolley station on the LES that opens in September. [Time]

Architects talk about Britain’s housing crisis. [Guardian]

On the recreation of Monet’s garden at the New York Botanical Garden. [NYT]

Here’s a review of Jenny Saville’s first U.K. museum show. [FT]

The Singapore Airport is now home to the world’s largest kinetic artwork, which was designed by a team that included Benjamin Maus and artist Jussi Angesleva. [The Atlantic]

Google has mapped more than 2.7 million square feet of the Smithsonian. [ArtDaily]

Stonehenge has been turned into a “fire garden” to mark the 2012 London Olympics. [Xinhua]

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