Monday’s Art Notes

BY Molly Finnegan  July 26, 2010 at 10:17 AM EDT

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Participants dressed as Snow White, the character from the Grimm Brothers’ fairy tale, perform during an installation art performance called ‘Le Banquet de Blanche-Neige’ (‘Snow White’s Banquet’) directed by French director and choreographer Catherine Bay at the Centre Pompidou National Modern Art Museum in Paris. The event took place from July 21 to 25, 2010. Photo by Miguel Medina/ AFP/ Getty Images

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The Authors Guild responds critically to the deal between Amazon and literary agency Wiley to create digital versions of some of their most popular holdings (including the works of Saul Bellow and John Updike) exclusively for Amazon, via the Associated Press.

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Items used during the autopsy of Elvis Presley will not go to the auction block, via ARTINFO.

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The Los Angeles Times looked at irregularities in YouTube’s policy on hosting videos that contain “artistic nudity”.

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Cecile Aubry, 81, was a french actress and children’s story writer who gave the band Belle & Sebastian the inspiration for their name, via the New York Times.