Monday’s Art Notes

BY Arts Desk  January 18, 2010 at 10:46 AM EST

Rembrandt's painting 'The Night Watch' at the Netherlands' stand of the International Green Week (Gruene Woche) Food and Agriculture fair in Berlin. Photo by John MacDougall/ AFP/ Getty Images

An artist works on a floral arrangement in front of a reproduction, made up of thousands of tiny painted wooden clogs, of Rembrandt’s painting ‘The Night Watch’ at the Netherlands’ stand of the International Green Week (Gruene Woche) Food and Agriculture fair in Berlin January 14, 2010. The fair, the largest of its kind in the world, opens from January 15th to 24th. Photo by John MacDougall/ AFP/ Getty Images

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It was a blockbuster night at the Golden Globes on Sunday. “Avatar,” which has so far earned $1.6 billion at the box office, took home the prize for best dramatic feature, and “The Hangover,” another financial hit, won for best Comedy or Musical. Mo’Nique, Jeff Bridges and Meryl Streep (who competed against herself in the same category) were also winners.

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The architects of the Burj Dubai, the tallest building in the world, responded to (and refuted) critics who said the design must have been strongly influenced by a tower designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.

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The Wall Street Journal has a look at the way the allegedly democratizing force of the Internet has actually made it much, much harder for amateurs to get their work published or picked up by a producer. The Rumpus had this alternative take.

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A man who said he was inspired to steal and resell art from a gallery after watching the PBS show ‘Antiques Roadshow’ was sentenced to two years in prison last Wednesday.