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[Today on the Artblog Reader Advisor: Philly-dwellers can consult a list of Halloween things to do; protest art takes on increasing importance in Hong Kong; Banksy is a free man; receivers of unwanted (and wanted) dick pics can take solace in a site that hopes to guide more thoughtful composition. — the Artblog editors]

Happy Halloween! Here’s a List of the Week’s Activities Throughout the City, via Visit Philly

To Celebrate the End of New Portraits, Check Out Paddy Johnson’s Wonderfully Scathing Review, via ArtNet

Street art
“Girl with the Pierced Eardrum” (Banksy).

Banksy Behind Bars? Nope, That News Story Was a Hoax, via New York Daily News

Long Reads: Is Feminist Critique via Dick Pics Possible? (NSFW), via The New Inquiry

Sotheby’s Set to Expand, Incorporate More 20th Century European Art, via Art Market Monitor

Umbrella installation
Installation made of umbrellas by pro-democracy demonstrators (AFP Photo/Philippe Lopez)

Art at Risk: Hong Kong Hustles to Save Art From Law Enforcement, via Yahoo News

Frieze 2014 Recap, Courtesy of W Magazine, via W Magazine

Black is Beautiful: Kerry James Marshall on Racism, Art History, and His New Show at David Zwirner (London), via BBC