The Modern Art That Scared Stalin; Disney, LACMA and Snapchat Team Up … And More

Yayoi Kusama. WITH ALL MY LOVE FOR THE TULIPS, I PRAY FOREVER, 2011. (Photo credit: © Yayoi Kusama. Photo courtesy of David Zwirner, New York; Ota Fine Arts, Tokyo / Singapore; Victoria Miro, London; KUSAMA Enterprise)

Yayoi Kusama. WITH ALL MY LOVE FOR THE TULIPS, I PRAY FOREVER, 2011. (Photo credit: © Yayoi Kusama. Photo courtesy of David Zwirner, New York; Ota Fine Arts, Tokyo / Singapore; Victoria Miro, London; KUSAMA Enterprise) Photo courtesy of David Zwirner, New York; Ota Fine Arts, Tokyo / Singapore; Victoria Miro, London; KUSAMA Enterprise)

Madame Tussauds in Hong Kong’s latest wax figure? Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama. (The Art Newspaper)

Only five of the 33 directors of major museums in the U.S. are women. How can we fix that? (New York Times)

Check out the massive trove of modernist painting that Stalin shut down in 1948. The works, assembled by Sergei Shchukin, are now on view in Paris. Yes, this is the exhibit where Putin was supposed to attend the opening but he threw a fit about Hollande pointing out that Russia was likely committing war crimes in Syria. (The Art Newspaper)

Weird but true: Disney is taking over the Los Angeles Contemporary Museum of Art’s snapchat account and recreating scenes from its animated movies with works of fine art. Not a joke. (Mashable)

Digital art pioneer Lillian Schwartz has her first solo gallery show, opening later this month. (Hyperallergic)