Monday’s Art Notes

BY Molly Finnegan  November 15, 2010 at 12:59 PM EST

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A sculpture is seen at the Canstruction exhibit and design competition at the World Financial Center’s Winter Garden on November 11, 2010 in New York. At the end of the exhibit, all sculptures will be dismantled for donations to City Harvest to feed hungry New Yorkers. Photo by Kimihiro Hoshino/ AFP/ Getty Images

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British authorities say a 22-year old American man stole hundreds of rare bird skins from a museum near London, via MSNBC.

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Surviving relatives of the social realism artist Ben Shahn are putting his New Jersey studio and home up for sale, 41 years after his death, via The New Jersey Star-Ledger.

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The New York Times explores a burgeoning interest in art restoration and preservation in India.

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Agence-France Presse talks to members of the Pashtun filmmaking community in Pakistan about their hopes for a post-Taliban era.

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How does an opera singer get back in shape (physically and vocally) after having a baby?, via The New York Times.