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Friday’s Art Notes


A visitor looks at the acrylic painting ‘Universe/Final Fantasy’ by Japanese artist Yoshitaka Amano during a preview of the exhibition ‘Anime! High Art – Pop Culture’ at the Bundeskunsthalle museum in Bonn, western Germany, on July 28, 2011. From July 29, 2011 to January 8, 2012, the museum presents the exhibition on the art of anime, Japanese animated cartoons. Photo by Oliver Berg/ AFP/ Getty Images


Actor Mark Rylance gave the Tony Award he won in May to a man who inspired his winning role, via The New York Times.


Shepard Fairey is tagging — with support from the city — the outside of a public library in West Hollywood, via the Los Angeles Times.


The Museum of Modern Art is raising its adult admission fee to $25, via CBS.


Documentary photographer and filmmaker Jerome Liebling has died at age 87, via The Boston Globe. In addition to a celebrated photography career, Liebling was also a professor at Hampshire College for many years, counting Ken Burns among his students.

The New York Times’ Lens blog has a slideshow of some of his famous photos.

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