Friday’s Art Notes

BY Tom LeGro  October 29, 2010 at 10:58 AM EDT

'The Seeds'

A visitor rests under “The Seeds” at the U.K. Pavilion at the Shanghai World Expo, which closes Oct. 31. Photo by ChinaFotoPress/Getty Images.

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Hobbit legislation passes in New Zealand, via the BBC.

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Hundreds of actors, directors, screenwriters and other workers of the Italian culture industry protested the Rome Film Festival because of the government’s funding cuts, via the Associated Press.

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Fox is losing its young viewers, via Marketplace.

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A look at the winners of AOL’s “25 for 25” arts grant program, via ARTINFO.

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“Engaged Observers: Documentary Photography Since the Sixties” at the Getty Center in Los Angeles becomes the most attended photography exhibition ever at the Getty Center, via Culture Monster.