Thursday’s Art Notes

BY Molly Finnegan  May 6, 2010 at 10:36 AM EST

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A visitor looks at Vincent Galivet’s masterpiece called ‘L’Igloo’ during the Sustainable Luxury Fair at Palais De Tokyo on May 5, 2010 in Paris, France. The Sustainable Luxury Fair runs from May 6-10, presenting innovative products and services with a sustainable approach. Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/ Getty Images

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The Washington Post ponders the scholarly value of the Twitter archive, which was recently acquired by the Library of Congress.

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The MIT Museum has been given a new collection of gadgets, products and prototypes from the Polaroid company, including early cameras, movie projectors and flash cubes, via CNET.

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A week before the Cannes Film Festival opens, the famous seaside town is trying to recover from storms with waves and wind that turned over cars and damaged property, via the Guardian.

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Italian mezzo-soprano Giulietta Simionato has died at age 99, via the Washington Post.