Tuesday’s Art Notes

BY Molly Finnegan  September 6, 2011 at 12:16 PM EDT

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The large reclining statue of Dutch maritime hero Maarten Tromp (1598-1653) is moved on September 6, 2011 on a trolley after his tomb was removed from the Old Church in Delft for restoration work. The tomb of the Dutch admiral, which has sustained damage from moisture and salt, will be restored over the next two years. Photo by Robert Vos/ AFP/ Getty Images

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Rome’s Moro Fountain was damaged by vandal who was later caught because his crime was captured on camera, via The Telegraph.

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A U.S. court has denied a request from the Hungarian government to dismiss a case concerning over $100 million in art currently housed in Hungarian institutions that previously belonged to Jewish art collector Baron Mor Lipot Herzog before World War II, via The New York Times’ ArtsBeat.

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Archaeologists uncovered a Zhou Dynasty tomb dating back 2,700 years that appears to be undisturbed since its creation, via the Daily Mail.

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Chinese censors responded to Ai Weiwei’s editorial in Newsweek Magazine by ripping out pages in Chinese editions of the magazine, via The Independent.

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Opera tenor Salvatore Licitra has died at age 43 after a scooter accident in Sicily, via The Guardian.