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[This weekend on the Artblog Reader Advisor: You have to have cancer to get a same-sex marriage license in Texas; there’s a new cryptocurrency on the block for interested art investors; and one man tries to capitalize on media attention to police brutality, and just looks like a lunatic in the process. — the Artblog editors]

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William Pope.L, “Eating the Wall Street Journal (street version)” (1991).

ICYMI: This Month’s ArtForum Cover Story Is a Must-Read, via ArtForum

Infamous Russian Band Pussy Riot Releases Their First Song and Video in English, via Artnet

Barnett Newman’s “Cathedral” (1950).

Dawn of a New Era?: Change and the Plight of the Contemporary Art World, via the Observer

Why Does Art Cost So Much Money? An Art Consultant Explains, via Slate

You’ve Heard Of Bitcoin, But Do You Know About BitchCoin?, via Artnews

In a Long Overdue Move, Texas Issues First Same-Sex Marriage License, via the Washington Post

Let’s All Congratulate the “Police Brutality” Victim Who Beat Himself Up, via Gawker