Friday’s Art Notes
A security guard stands next to a work by Yue Minjun entitled ‘Contemporary Terracotta Warriors No 9’, estimated at $1.8 – 2.3 million, at a Sotheby’s auction preview in Hong Kong on March 31, 2011. Sotheby’s Hong Kong will hold its 2011 spring sales this coming April. Photo by Mike Clarke/ AFP/ Getty Images
A new biography of Gandhi is banned in some parts of India because it claims the leader had a sexual relationship with a German bodybuilder, via Christian Science Monitor.
After an 80 year hiatus, Bauhaus magazine begins a new run, via New Scientist.
The Los Angeles Times makes a musical assessment of Rebecca Black’s “It’s Friday” song to decipher why the song that everyone loves to hate is also so popular
ARTINFO has assembled a list of the best high culture art pranks in honor of the holiday.