Wednesday’s Art Notes
People pose with the 15.3 metre-tall ‘Tetsujin 28-go’, or ‘Iron Man 28’ at Wakamatsu Park in Kobe, Japan. The statue was built to commemorate its manga creator, Mitsuteru Yokoyama who born in Kobe. Photo by Toshifumi Kitamura/ AFP/ Getty Images
More than 40,000 tickets to the National September 11th Memorial were sold on the first day of sales, via CNN. The museum opens to the public on September 12.
Despite protests, the Dutch government says it will make significant budget cuts to arts funding, via The Art Newspaper.
The New York Times looks at how arts organizations in the Manhattan neighborhood of Chelsea may withstand rising real estate prices because they bought real estate when it was cheap.
Christopher Knight of the Los Angeles Times considers Andy Warhol’s homages to soup.