Tuesday’s Art Notes

BY Molly Finnegan  November 9, 2010 at 10:51 AM EST

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A 1958 photo of Dulles Airport in Washington D.C., courtesy of x-ray delta one via Flickr.

Preservationists are concerned that a new metro transportation station at Dulles airport will block views of the airport building that was designed by famed architect Eero Saarinen, via The Washington Post.

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A cache of modern art sculptures that had been considered “degenerate” by the Nazis in the 1930s go on exhibit Tuesday in Berlin, via Reuters. They were accidentally discovered last year by excavators at a building site.

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An Andy Warhol screen print of Elizabeth Taylor was sold on Monday for $63 million, the second-highest price ever paid at auction for one of his works, via Bloomberg.

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The Los Angeles Philharmonic, led by Gustavo Dudamel, will join other leading performing arts institutions, like the Metropolitan Opera, in broadcasting their performances to movie theaters around the country, via the Los Angeles Times.

The New York Times examines the larger trend.

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The Philadelphia Museum of Art breaks ground today on a new expansion designed by Frank Gehry, via The Associated Press.

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German authorities have arrested three men believed to be at the center of a major art forgery operation, via The Independent.

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Sen. Dick Durbin will play himself in a small role in an upcoming film by Steven Soderbergh, via the Chicago Tribune.

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The New York Times talks to the archivists at Warner Music Group, who are trying to recover and assess their collections of photographs and artwork from the pre-digital era, stashed in warehouses across the globe.