Wednesday’s Art Notes
Howard Jacobson author of “The Finkler Question,” poses for photographs after winning the 2010 Man Booker Prize at the Guildhall on October 12, 2010 in London, England. Photo by Stuart Wilson/ Getty Images
The BBC reports that “The Finkler Question” will get a major reprinting to accommodate demands.
The Telegraph has an excerpt from the book.
Finalists for the National Book Awards were announced Wednesday, via the Associated Press.
We talked to Patti Smith about her nominated memoir “Just Kids” late last year.
The government in Myanmar (Burma) says it will ban all stage performances before the elections next month, via The Independent.
The employees of an Egyptian museum where a Van Gogh painting was stolen in August have been sentenced to three years in prison for their neglience, via The New York Times’ ArtsBeat.
The Art Newspaper talks to Steve Martin about his latest novel, which is set in the art world.
YouTube has put out a call to musicians everywhere to audtion for its second Symphony Orchestra concert, which will take place in Sydney, Australia in 2011.
Editor’s Note: This entry was updated to include news about the National Book Awards.