Thursday’s Art Notes

BY Molly Finnegan  March 3, 2011 at 9:31 AM EDT

Photo by Ben Stansall/ AFP/ Getty Images

An unfired clay male or female head, dating back to the 3rd to mid-2nd century BC, from the ‘Crossroads of the Ancient World’ exhibition at the British Museum in London. Afghan President will inaugurate the major exhibition of Afghan artifacts, which is due to open to the public on March 3. Photo by Ben Stansall/ AFP/ Getty Images

German scientists say they could rebuild the smaller of the two massive Bamiyan Buddha sculptures in Afghanistan that were blown up by the Taliban a decade ago, via TIME.

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Julie Taymor, director of “Spider-Man” on Broadway, spoke out Wednesday about the show’s creative difficulties at the TED conference in California, via The Wall Street Journal.

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James Levine is resigning from the Boston Symphony Orchestra after suffering a slew of health problems, via The Washington Post.