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Tuesday’s Art Notes

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Visitors are seen reflected in a stainless steel installation by London based Indian artist Anish Kapoor during the preview of his exhibition at the Mehboob Film Studios in Mumbai on November 29, 2010. Kapoor’s work is on display in Mumbai from November 30 to January 16, 2011. Photo by Punit Paranjpe/ AFP/ Getty Images

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The New Yorker profiles billionaire art philanthropist Eli Broad. The Los Angeles Times offers a few corrections.

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In Miami, construction of a new art museum broke ground Tuesday, corresponding with the city’s Art Basel fair events going on this week, via CBS 4.

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A piece of paper scrawled with Bob Dylan’s original, handwritten lyrics to “The Times They Are a-Changin’” goes up for auction December 10, via The New York Times’ ArtsBeat.

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Petra’s ancient wall paintings, recently restored, are being loved to death by a major flux of new tourists, via The Art Newspaper.

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NPR looks into the legal troubles facing Thomas Kinkead, the so-called “Painter of Light” whose Christian-inspired works have been a commerical success.

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The new Broadway production of Spiderman has some tangles to work out after a difficult Sunday preview performance when the production’s star got caught in the harness system for 45 minutes, via The New York Times.

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Art critic Jonathan Jones reflects on the opportunity to learn more about Picasso from the newly discovered trove of unseen works, via The Guardian.

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Mario Moricelli, an Italian film director who portrayed a complicated modern Italy in a legion of comedic films, killed himself Monday by jumping off a hospital balcony at the age of 95, via the Associated Press.

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