Wednesday’s Art Notes

BY Molly Finnegan  March 16, 2011 at 11:07 AM EST

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Tape London, a sculptural installation on an architectural scale by architects Numen/For Use, commissioned for the Brit Insurance Design of the Year Awards ceremony 2011 at theDesign Museum on March 15, 2011 in London, England. Their series of tape structures have been nominated in this year’s Brit Insurance Design Awards, and they have been commissioned to create a site specific tape to dramatically preside over the stage for the awards ceremony. Photo by Ian Gavan/ Getty Images for Brit Insurance

Read more about the Brit Insurance Design of the Year Awards via The Guardian.

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Nate Dogg, a hip-hop performer and vocal artist who collaborated with Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg and 50 Cent, has died at the age of 41, via CNN.

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Cinecitta, Italy’s famous movie studio, is facing closure and may end up as an amusement park, via The Guardian.

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A satellite TV company has begun adding footnotes at the bottom of the screen during TV shows to help explain plot points to confused viewers, via the Los Angeles Times.

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Shifra Lerer, 95, an actress who began working the Yiddish theater circuit at age 5, has died in Manhattan, via The New York Times.