Tuesday’s Art Notes
A light installation by French artist Francois Morellet as part of a retrospective devoted to his work at the Centre Pompidou in Paris. In the 1960s, Morellet co-founded the ‘cinetique’ artistic movement. The exhibit runs from March 2 to July 4, 2011. Photo by Pierre Verdy/ AFP/ Getty Images
A woman who used a crowbar to destroy a work of art that depicted Jesus in a sexual act has been ordered to pay nearly $3,000 in restitution, via the Loveland Reporter-Herald.
The Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s three percussionists have all announced their resignations after months of being on strike, via the Detroit Free-Press.
Jane Russell, the actress and Hollywood bombshell whose first movie, “The Outlaw,” from 1943, was censored for her revealing costume, has died at age 89 in California, via The New York Times.
Two members of the Voina art collective have been released from jail in St. Petersburg on bail (put up by British artist Banksy), but still face charges, via ARTINFO.
Meanwhile, Voina released a new video Tuesday that shows members of the group trying to kiss female Russian police officers (in honor of a change in the name of the Russian police force), via AFP.