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[This week on the artblog Reader Advisor: A new app aims to replace subway ads with art; Ai Weiwei created an exhibit at Alcatraz remotely from Beijing; and Toronto pays attention and homage to Islamic art. — the Artblog editors]

Ninth Berlin Biennial to be Curated by Internet-Famous DIS, via Art Forum

Alcatraz, Meet Ai Weiwei: New Exhibit by Chinese Artist Opening This Saturday, via Fox News

Photo courtesy of Hyperallergic.

Photographing the Impermanent: The Touching Lives of Venezuelan Squatters, via Hyperallergic

Finally, North America’s First Museum of Islamic Art. Thank You, Toronto, via ARTnews

Photo courtesy of Huffington Post.

The Much-Needed Legacy of Philadelphia Mural Arts, via Huffington Post

Ever Wish You Could Turn Subway Advertisements Into Art? No Ad Does Just That, via Engadget

Big Surprise: The Contemporary Art Market is Ballooning (No Pun Intended), via New York Observer