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Friday’s Art Notes

The 'Salt Mountain' by Italian artist Mimmo Paladino is displayed at Piazza del Duomo in Milan on April 8, 2011. The piece, measuring 35m in diameter and 10m high, was reconstructed 20 years after it was first exhibited. Photo by Giuseppe Cacace/ AFP/ Getty Images

The ‘Salt Mountain’ by Italian artist Mimmo Paladino is displayed at Piazza del Duomo in Milan on April 8, 2011. The piece, measuring 35m in diameter and 10m high, was reconstructed 20 years after it was first exhibited. Photo by Giuseppe Cacace/ AFP/ Getty Images

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A Chicago art dealer has been charged with selling forgeries of works by artists like Marc Chagall and Salvador Dali for 17 years, via the Chicago Tribune.

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In the German region of Bavaria, the restrictions on returning Nazi-looted art have been changed to make the legal process easier for the families of victims, via Bloomberg.

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The Art Newspaper reports on an increase in legal cases for restitution of Armenian art and antiquities looted during the Armenian genocide.

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The Associated Press updates the story of the Maine labor mural with information about a federal lawsuit disputing the removal.

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