Links List: Rush Limbaugh as a Big Fat Sculpture, Occupy Museums at the Armory, and the Art World Duped by Forgeries

A bust of Rush Limbaugh will join African-American slave Dred Scott’s in the Missouri Capitol’s “Hall of Famous Missourians.”

  • Rush Limbaugh may be losing advertisers due to his outrageous comments on birth control and Georgetown Law student Sandra Fluke, but Missouri still loves him. The controversial conservative talk show host will be memorialized in stone by sculptor E. Spencer Schubert, along with President Harry Truman, authors Mark Twain and Laura Ingalls Wilder, and Dred Scott, an African-American slave who unsuccessfully sued for his freedom, for the Missouri Capitol’s “Hall of Famous Missourians.”  [WaPo]
  • Occupy Museums invites artists to participate in a free art exchange outside of the Armory Show fair on Piers 92 and 94. [NY Observer]
  • In an interview with Der Spiegel, convicted art forger Wolfgang Beltracchi claims to have created counterfeit works of 50 artists, far more than the 14 works that he was convicted for. [NY Times]

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