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Thursday’s Art Notes

 
George Kuchar, an underground filmmaker who with his twin brother Michael produced hundreds of low-budget movies and inspired other artists like John Waters and Andy Warhol, died Tuesday at the age of 69, via the San Francisco Chronicle.

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One of Rodin’s Thinker statues was vandalized with paint in Argentina, causing potentially permanant damage, via AFP.

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Performers at La Scala in Milan have called off a strike, ensuring that a special cultural exchange program featuring a group from Vienna will go on, via The New York Times.

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Discover explains how scholars identified the remains of a sailboat shipwrecked more than two centuries ago that was found last year in the ruins of the World Trade Center.

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