Friday’s Art Notes
A band plays in Chalon sur Saône, at the opening of the 24th annual ‘Chalon dans la rue’ street art festival running until July 25, 2010. Two hundred shows, some from artists coming from Japan, Brasil or Spain, are planned in what is now considered as the most important street art festival in France. Photo by Jeff Pachoud/ AFP/ Getty Images
Lady Gaga pays homage to Marcel Duchamp’s ‘Fountain’ in a London gallery show, via ARTINFO.
The U.S. government has promised to improve the visa process for foreign artists, via the New York Times.
Publishing houses fire back at a deal announced by Amazon for the rights to publish the digital versions of many classic works of literature, via the Guardian.
The New York Times profiles the new competition for the Billboard company — a music research firm that takes new kinds of online purchasing data into account into making their charts.