Wednesday’s Art Notes

BY Molly Finnegan  June 16, 2010 at 10:38 AM EDT

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British actor Sir Ian McKellen with Roger Rees during the final rehearsal of Samuel Beckett’s ‘Waiting For Godot’ at the Sydney Opera House. The ground-breaking play (directed by Sean Mathias), in which nothing happens, runs until June 27. Photo by Torsten Blackwood/ AFP/ Getty Images

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Scientists in Italy believe they have found the remains of the infamous Baroque painter Caravaggio, via Reuters.

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A cache of works by John Steinbeck will go up for auction later this month, including his Nobel Prize speech and some unpublished writings, via the Associated Press.

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After announcing it would not offer a digital version of a graphic novel adaptation of James Joyce’s “Ulysses” because it contained mild nudity, Apple has reversed its decision and will feature it on iTunes, via ARTINFO.

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Speaking of Joyce, this is Bloomsday, via the Los Angeles Times.

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Artnet has a roundup of professional artists who are members of the Tea Party Movement.