Wednesday’s Art Notes

 

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Sonny Rollins performs the first concert of his European ‘80th Birthday Tour’ at Europauditorium on November 16, 2010 in Bologna, Italy. Photo by Roberto Serra – Iguana Press/Getty Images

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A New York University professor plans on surgically implanting a video camera in the back of his head as an artistic commission from the Mathaf Arab Museum of Modern Art in Qatar, via The Wall Street Journal.

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The Netherlands return a Nazi-looted painting to the descendents of a Jewish art dealer, via Bloomberg.

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UNESCO adds flamenco dancing to its list of intangible assests of cultural heritage worth preserving, via Reuters.

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Satellite mess-ups make for beautiful accidental art from the U.S. Geological Service, via Wired.

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Baby Marie Osborne, one of Hollywood’s first child stars who appeared in 28 movies by the time she was five, has died at age 99, via The New York Times.

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