Friday’s Art Notes
A man looks at a creation titled ‘Hysterical Machines’ by Canadian artist Bill Vorn on February 24, 2011, in Toulouse, southwestern France, displayed on the small stage of the Toulouse’s national Theater as part of the collective exhibition ‘Nouveaux Monstres’ (‘New Monsters’) which will be shown from February 25 to March 10, 2011. Photo by Eric Cabanis/ AFP/ Getty Images
Thieves in Egypt were caught trying to break open a statue of a pharoh because they believed they would find gold inside, via The New York Times’ ArtsBeat.
After a two-year hiatus while the company fought off serious financial trouble, General Motors has begun to fund arts grants again, via the Detroit Free Press.