Morning Links: Marzipan Edition

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“The art world we deserve?” Collector and academic Harald Falckenberg on the art market. [Financial Times]

“Mass produced and quickly resold, ‘Flip Art’ is about the nearest thing today to a coherent movement. [NYT]

Looking to avoid pesky sales and use taxes on your recently acquired artwork? A loan to a willing museum in New Hampshire, Oregon, Alaska, Montana and Delaware can handle that. [NYT]

Marina Abramovic remembers curator Jan Hoet: “He gave a photograph of my naked body to the best pastry chef in Belgium, who made a life-size replica out of marzipan, even reproducing (in chocolate) scars that are scattered around my body from my performance career.” [Artforum]

“Timeline set for demolishing folk art museum’s former home: Scaffolding and protective netting to go up on Monday as MoMA prepares to tear down the building for its expansion.” [The Art Newspaper]

“The Insider Vocabulary of the Art World: Limited Editions? Archival Pigment Prints? A Look at Art-World Terms and What They Mean.” [WSJ]

“U.K. art exports swell to five-year high.” [The Telegraph]

Some curators believe social media may account for the recent boom in the popularity of museum photography shows. [The Art Newspaper]

On NTT, the Japanese tech firm that is digitally scanning the ancient texts in the Vatican Apostolic Library. [WSJ]

Morning Links: Marzipan Edition