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Monday’s Art Notes


Artist Katrina Asfardi performs on stage at the Fenice Theatre during the exclusive Gran Ballo della Cavalchina on March 5, 2011 in Venice, Italy. Photo by Barbara Zanon/ Getty Images


Phil Collins has announced his retirement from music due to health problems that don’t permit him to continue drumming, via The Telegraph.

Jeffrey Brown talked to Collins back in October.


The inhabitants of an artists’ community in Shanghai are using the theme of The Wizard of Oz (“There’s no place like home”) to protest a city order to evict them, via The Art Newspaper.


Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark received three more safety violations from the Labor Department on Friday, via The Wall Street Journal.


Alberto Granado, an Argentine doctor who was also travel companion to Che Guevara across Latin America during the 1950s — a journey that was made into the 2004 fiction film The Motorcycle Diaries — has died at age 88 in Cuba, via The New York Times.

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