Morning Links: Keith Haring Sex Toys Edition

Keith Haring Dance Egg. The Keith Haring version of one of Tenga’s most popular toys, the “Egg” and “Cup.” (Courtesy Opening Ceremony)

Dana Jennings takes a look at a number of new art books, including ones by Robert Longo and Ryan McGinley, whose photographs, she writes, “are songs of innocence.” [NYT]

Shepard Fairey’s new mural is unveiled in London’s “Pleasure Garden.” Here’s a slide show of some of the other street art on view. [The Guardian]

Keith Haring Foundation teams up with Tenga for new line of high-art sex toys. [Bowery Boogie]

A London exhibition presents Edvard Munch as video artist and filmmaker. [Bloomberg]

The National Academy has elected 23 new academicians, including Richard Artschwager, Robert Gober, Robert Irwin, Joan Jonas, Bruce Nauman, Joel Shapiro, Cindy Sherman and Richard Tuttle. [ArtDaily]

“The Bauhaus stank of garlic.” [London Review of Books via @frieze_magazine] (free registration required)

The Wall Street Journal takes a bold stance and condemns all those people destroying Picassos right now. [WSJ]

More trouble in California: LACMA cuts staff and hours. [LA Times]

Here’s a new Tate Shots video that compares the work of J.M.W. Turner, Claude Monet and Cy Twombly. [YouTube] Morning Links: Keith Haring Sex Toys Edition