Monday’s Art Notes
A Tunisian potter carries a pot in his 500 year-old workshop set in a cellar in Guelalla on the southern island of Djerba. Every year, Guellalla hosts a pottery festival in August. Photo by Fethi Belaid/ AFP/ Getty Images
Roman Polanski released a statement on Sunday about his possible extradition to the United States for sex crimes charges from the 1970s, via the Los Angeles Times.
Ticket sales for the Metropolitan Opera’s high definition movie theater broadcasts have jumped from 325,000 in 2006, to more than 2 million for this past season, via the Wall Street Journal.
In the future, will we watch the opera on a screen the size of a business card? The New York Times looks at how Hollywood and tech companies are ramping up to offer consumers more movies and TV shows on their mobile devices.
The time delineation between different generations is getting smaller due to increased innovation in technology, according to author and psychology professor Larry Rosen, via NPR.
Actress Lynn Redgrave, 67, passed away at home in New York on Sunday, according to a statement released by her children, via the Associated Press. Redgrave, whose screen and stage performances were honored with both Oscar and Tony nominations, was also the sister of fellow actors Vanessa and Corin, who died in April.
Jeffrey Brown talked to Redgrave in 2002 when she appeared in a tribute celebration for Stephen Sondheim at the Kennedy Center.
Here’s a clip from the opening and end credits of “Georgy Girl,” Redgrave’s breakout performance: