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Friday’s Art Notes


Indian students perform a Punjabi giddha dance at an Independence Day parade rehearsal at Guru Nanak stadium in Amritsar on August 13, 2010. India celebrates its 1947 independence from British rule on August 15. Photo by NARINDER NANU/AFP/Getty Images


Another documentary, “The Tillman Story”, has lost its appeal against being given an R-rating for language, via Entertainment Weekly.

Watch Jeffrey Brown’s recent conversation with director Amir Bar-Lev here.


What kind of revolutionary effect would art house directors have on the future of filmmaking if they adopted 3-D technology, wonders Mike Zoller Seitz in Salon.

Meanwhile, New York’s Film Forum honors 3-D cinema of the past, with a special film series of classic 3-D flicks from the mid-1950s, via The New York Times.


“Cathy”, a landmark comic strip that explored the annoyances of modern womanhood, will be retired in October after 34 years, via the Chicago Tribune.


New York City wants to reclaim a handful of architectural renderings of many city landmarks drawn by Jacob Wrey Mould from a New Jersey man who says his father found them in a dumpster, via the Associated Press.


A plan to build a new art museum in Aspen, Colo. is going forward, via the New York Times, but has met with some local resistance, via the Aspen Daily News.

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