Monday’s Art Notes

BY Molly Finnegan  October 18, 2010 at 12:26 PM EDT

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Artist and curator Keith Wilson places a candle teacup into the ‘Things’ exhibition at the Wellcome Collection on October 16, 2010 in London, England. Members of the public have been invited to deposit any object they own. Special, boring, rare or common, it must be no bigger than their head. Contributed objects will be cataloged, photographed, labeled and allocated a specific date out of the 365 days of next year -2011. All 365 ‘Things’ will be put on display in a special exhibition at the Wellcome Collection and also on-line. Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/ Getty Images

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The Chelsea Art Museum has lost the deed to its building, via The Wall Street Journal.

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A man has been arrested for trying stealing gold nuggets from an Oregon museum while dressed up as a large pile of moss, via the Associated Press.

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A new online database with information on Nazi art plundering, which is in part based on the Nazis’ own files, launches today, via ARTINFO.

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Enrique Chagoya, the artist whose art was destroyed by a Montana woman in a gallery in Colorado, will create another (less incendiary) work of art depicting Jesus for a Loveland church, via the Associated Press.