Tuesday’s Art Notes
This picture taken on April 12 in Cairo shows fragments and a golden statuette of King Tutankhamun which had been stolen along with three other Pharaonic artifacts from the Egyptian Museum in January during the first days of the revolution that toppled President Hosni Mubarak. The relics were found in a bag at a metro station in the Egyptian capital. Photo by STR/ AFP/ Getty Images
With still no sign of the artist, Chinese officials questioned Ai Weiwei’s wife about tax matters, via The Guardian.
Former Gov. Charlie Crist publicly apologized for using a song by the Talking Heads in a campaign ad without permission, via The New York Times’ ArtsBeat.
Hedda Sterne, one of the last in a generation of famous mid-century American painters, has died at age 100, via The New York Times.
Minimalist sculptor John McCracken who created painted geometrical sculptures died last Friday in New York at the age of 76, via the Los Angeles Times.