Monday’s Art Notes

BY Molly Finnegan  March 21, 2011 at 11:55 AM EDT

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Taddy Porter performs onstage at the Jim Beam Live Music Series ‘Emerging Artist Showcase’ at South by Southwest on March 18, 2011 in Austin, TX. Photo by Michael Kovac/ WireImage

We’ll have a roundup of music coverage from SXSW later this week.

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The New York Times celebrates both World Poetry Day and the fifth anniversary of Twitter with tweetable poems by Elizabeth Alexander, Robert Pinsky, Claudia Rankine and Billy Collins.

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As part of an ongoing ban on U.S. art museums, the Russian government invoked a state of emergency measure to remove art works it has loaned to an institution in Massachusetts, via ARTINFO.

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Trading was halted in a new Chinese art stock exchange after too many investors bought shares in two paintings, via Reuters.

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The Los Angeles Times interviews billionaire Eli Broad about his passion for collecting art.