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Thursday’s Art Notes

Norwegian composer Terje Isungset plays a horn made from ice on January 6, 2011 in London, England. Photo by Dan Kitwood/ Getty Images

Norwegian composer Terje Isungset plays a horn made from ice on January 6, 2011 in London, England. The instrument is one of several designed and created by the artist using natural elements such as birch, granite and slate. The ice instruments are carved from 600-year -old ice from the Jostedalsbreen glacier in Norway. A concert is to be performed using the instruments, with singer Lena Nymark in a specially constructed igloo at Somerset House until January 9. Photo by Dan Kitwood/ Getty Images

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The German anatomist who created the international “Bodies” exhibits, which show the inner workings of real corpses preserved in plastic, says his health is failing and when he dies, his body will be added to the exhibition, via The New York Times.

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Los Angeles saw a 37% increase in film and TV production at the end of 2010, a welcome boost after a sharp decrease in 2009, via the Los Angeles Times.

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TIME goes to Tijuana to visit the set of a narco action film.

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art has launched a new weekly series of short, educational videos, via ARTINFO.

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Lawyers for pop artist Jeff Koons sent a cease and desist order to a San Francisco store that sells bookends fabricated to look like a balloon animal, via The Bay Citizen.

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A 1947 photo mural by Normal Rockwell of maple sugaring has been returned to its first home, the state capitol in Vermont, after spending more than two decades at the Normal Rockwell Museum, via The Washington Post.

And a new digital archive of the works of Norman Rockwell launches today, via The Berkshire Eagle.

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Miriam Seegar, one of the last surviving stars from the silent film era, died in Pasadena at the age of 103, via the Los Angeles Times.

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