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Monday’s Art Notes

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The world’s longest film, entitled ‘Modern Times Forever (Stora Enso building, Helsinki)’, is screened at Helsinki Market Square on March 24, 2011. The 240-hour film, created by a Danish art group called Superflex, shows the Stora Enso headquarters in Helsinki fall into a dilapitated state as time speeds into the future and past the extinction of the human race, leaving the building to be battered by time and the elements. The building — built by iconic Finnish architect Alvar Aalto — was chosen ‘because it is a symbol of power, and it is in a central, almost monumental place’, said Toppila. Photo by Heikki Saukkomaa/ AFP/ Getty Images

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Portuguese architect Eduardo Souto de Moura is the winner of this year’s Pritzker Prize, via the Chicago Tribune.

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Self-publishing fantasy writer phenom Amanda Hocking has signed a two movie deal to adapt three of her novels for the screen, via Variety.

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The Associated Press reports on the persistent public vandalism of a tongue-in-cheek Texas art landmark.

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The Smithsonian has withdrawn its offer to buy a series of historic murals that pay homage to early black settlers of California, via the Los Angeles Times.

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Linda Yablonsky writes for Artforum about being in Japan for a (canceled) art fair at the time of the natural disasters.

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