Tuesday’s Art Notes

BY Molly Finnegan  January 4, 2011 at 12:19 PM EDT

Musician Olivia Shotton plays the violin for commuters at Waterloo's underground train station in London, on January 4, 2011. Photo by Ben Stansall/ AFP/ Getty Images

Musician Olivia Shotton plays the violin for commuters at Waterloo’s underground train station in London, on January 4, 2011, during a program to promote opportunities for young Londoners to participate in music. Photo by Ben Stansall/ AFP/ Getty Images

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After Serbian police found a photograph of a valuable Modigliani painting while searching for Goran Hadzic, prosecutors suspect that the alleged War criminal is using the profits of art sales to keep himself in hiding, via Bloomberg.

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Despite many early closings, Broadway still set an overall record for ticket sales in 2010, via The New York Times’ ArtsBeat.

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Intense late December storms caused damage to some artists’ studios in southern California, via the Los Angeles Times.

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Per Oscarsson, a Swedish film star who recently acted in the popular adaptations of Steig Larsson’s “Millennium” thriller series, is believed to have perished in a fire at his house outside of Stockholm, via ABC News.

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Now that Arnold Schwarzenegger has finished his role as Governor of California, Entertainment Weekly wonders if he can make a successful career comeback in Hollywood.

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Ignatiy Vishnevetsky, a 24-year old writer for the movie blog Mubi.com, has been named co-critic and host of the upcoming PBS show “Ebert Presents at the Movies,” via the Chicago Tribune.

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Chuck Berry, 84, is recovering after collapsing onstage at a show in Chicago on Sunday, via The Guardian.

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Magicians must rethink their acts to keep from going extinct in the Internet age, via the Toronto Star.