Morning Links: Cat Edition

113243888 Morning Links: Cat Edition

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Angela Merkel visits China, and Ai Weiwei feels a bit left out. [IHT]

“Minn. museum cat video fest a purr-fect viewing.” [AP]

MoMA partners with Lufthansa to bring still more German tourists to the museum. [NYT]

Rem Koolhaas has won this year’s Jencks Award from the Royal Institute of British Architects. It’s given every year to an artist who “made a major contribution internationally to both the theory and practice of architecture.” [Art Daily]

The Tate in London is buying a work based on the massacre of Palestinian refugees, sheltering in camps near Beirut in 1982, which has been called the “modern Guernica”. [The Art Newspaper]

Holland Cotter visits the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art, in Washington, D.C., to see “African Cosmos: Stellar Arts.” [NYT]