Morning Links: Keith Haring Sex Toys Edition

Dana Jennings takes a look at a number of new art books, including ones by Robert Longo and Ryan McGinley,

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