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In Brief: WeinSpitz Covers New York, Warhol Summer Continues, World’s Largest Building

• Shield your eyes and gird your loins from WeinSpitz, New York magazine’s latest coverbeast. The grimacing, ambitious creature-candidate is a composite of photographs of Anthony Weiner and Eliot Spitzer by R. Umar Abbasi and Mary Altaffer/AP, respectively, and is sure to haunt your dreams well past Election Day.

• The summer of Warhol doesn’t end with pop Perrier and silkscreened strollers. The Andy Warhol Museum tapped Marc USA for a seasonal ad campaign that celebrates the darker charms of Pittsburgh.

• The Chinese mega-city of Chengdu is now home to the world’s largest building, complete with beach resort, cinemas, shops, and a replica Mediterranean village.

• Buildings such as One World Trade Center, the Space Needle, and Dubai’s Burj Khalifa are spending the summer in Palm Beach, where Dan Parker has recreated them out of Legos. “Block by Block: Inventing Amazing Architecture” is on view through October 20 at the Norton Museum of Art.

Kanye West has teamed up with A.P.C.’s Jean Touitou for a capsule collection: A.P.C. Kanye.

Suzy Menkes‘ epic wardrobe purge is now underway. The online Christie’s sale, which includes vintage Pucci, Lacroix, Yves Saint Laurent, and Chanel, runs until July 22.

• Apple is in talks to buy PrimeSense, aa Israel-based developer of chips that enable three-dimensional machine vision, for $280 million.

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