Tuesday’s Art Notes



A pigeon sits on a sculpture titled ‘Berlin’ by German artists Martin Matschinsky and Brigitte Matschinsky-Denninghoff in Berlin. Photo by Johannes Eisele/ AFP/ Getty Images


Iran’s Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says music “is not compatible” with Islamic religious practice in his country, via the Guardian.


UNESCO adds 21 new sites to their World Haritage list, including Amsterdam’s canal system and the Bikini Atoll where the U.S. exploded the first atomic bomb tests, via AFP.


King Tut’s chariot goes on display in New York, via the New York Times.


Italian scientists are studying the veracity of the Stendhal Syndrome, the condition where a person faints when they are overwhelmed by great art, via the Telegraph.

Jonathan Jones, art blogger for the Guardian, questions the researchers’ choice of loacation for their study.