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Friday’s Art Notes


The installation ‘Small Buddha (1990)’ by Korean-born US artist Nam June Paik is on display at the Museum Kunst Palast in Duesseldorf, western Germany, on September 9, 2010. From September 11 to November 21, 2010, the museum presents the ‘Nam June Paik’ exhibition in collaboration with the Tate Liverpool museum. The show is part of the 2010 Quadriennale Art Festival. (Photo by Horst Ossinger/ AFP/ Getty Images


British artists come out in protest against possible, major national arts budget cuts, via the Associated Press.

The Guardian has an animation by David Shrigley created as a response to potential cuts.


A new incarnation of Roger Ebert’s “At the Movies” will return to its origins at WTTW on PBS in January, via Roger Ebert’s Journal at the Chicago Sun-Times.


The New York Times asks why classical music isn’t part of the Jewish religious tradition (despite contributing so many luminaries to the genre).

Plus, technophile soul-seekers wishing to engage in the ancient tradition of self- and spiritual reflection between the Jewish high holidays now get a convenient, digital venue, via 10Q.

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