Tuesday’s Art Notes
People walk towards the entrance of the ArtScience Museum at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore. Designed by renowned architect Moshe Safdie, the new 50,000 sq.ft. lotus-inspired building houses 21 galleries. Photo by Chris McGrath/ Getty Images
The Egyptian Museum in Cairo reopened on Sunday, though the political unrest has dealt a major blow to tourism, via The New York Times’ ArtsBeat.
The Detroit Symphony Orchestra has canceled the rest of its season after musicians voted on Friday to reject a contract offer from the management, via the Detroit Free Press.
Books once owned by Thomas Jefferson were rediscovered in the private collection of Washington University in St. Louis, via The Associated Press.
A state legislator who suggested that the University of Iowa sell its multi-million dollar painting by Jackson Pollock has retracted the idea, via The Des Moines Register.