Wednesday’s Art Notes
Paul Cezanne’s ‘The Card Players’ (1890-92) is the center of a new exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, and comes from the museum’s own collection. The show, which opens Wednesday, looks at a series of Cezanne paintings that depict some of the same models as peasants in different poses and settings.
Twelve national critics published (mostly negative) reviews of the much-delayed Broadway show “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” while it was still in previews, much to the chagrin of the production team, via The New York Times.
Four prints by William Kentridge have been stolen from a Johannesburg gallery, via The Associated Press.
A public art installation in Portland, ME., will be removed because it’s seen more as an eyesore, having become over-run with weeds, via The Portland Press Herald.
Children’s author Brian Jacques, who wrote the very popular “Redwall” fantasy series, has died in England at the age of 71, via The Telegraph.