Thursday’s Art Notes
George Kuchar, an underground filmmaker who with his twin brother Michael produced hundreds of low-budget movies and inspired other artists like John Waters and Andy Warhol, died Tuesday at the age of 69, via the San Francisco Chronicle.
One of Rodin’s Thinker statues was vandalized with paint in Argentina, causing potentially permanant damage, via AFP.
Performers at La Scala in Milan have called off a strike, ensuring that a special cultural exchange program featuring a group from Vienna will go on, via The New York Times.
Discover explains how scholars identified the remains of a sailboat shipwrecked more than two centuries ago that was found last year in the ruins of the World Trade Center.