Tuesday’s Art Notes
Indian workers add mud layers on semi-finished murals depicting the Hindu god Brahma (the god of creation) at a Durga worship place in Kolkata. The forthcoming Hindu festival of Durga Puja is scheduled to take place in the middle of October 2010. Photo by Deshakalyan Chowdhury/ AFP/ Getty Images
Hundreds of Iraqi antiquities that had been removed from the country during the war and returned last year were misplaced in storage at the prime minister’s office, via the Associated Press.
Bank of America pledges $10 million in cash and art to Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts, via The Boston Globe.
Leonard Skinner, the high school gym teacher who famously inspired the name for the Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd, died at age 77 on Monday, via The Florida Times-Union
The Wall Street Journal talks to Richard Koshalek, director of the Hirshorn Museum, about how he hopes to use a planned inflatable bubble room in the middle of the museum.