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Tuesday’s Art Notes


Deborah Eisenberg has won the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction for her recent Collected Stories, via Publishers Weekly.

Art Beat talked to Eisenberg in 2009.


A legal dispute between the Ansel Adams Trust and a man claiming to have found a forgotten set of Adams glass negatives has been settled, via The Bay Citizen.


Top mainstream pop songs are going where they haven’t gone before — freely using expletives that can’t be played on radio, via The New York Times.


Donny George, 60, an Iraqi archaeology scholar who did much to protect Iraq’s antiquities during and after the 2003 U.S. invasion, died in Toronto, via The New York Times. George, a Christian, left Iraq in 2006 due to threats of violence and frustration over political interference in


Hugh Martin, a composer and lyricist who penned some of Judy Garland’s most famous songs, died over the weekend at the age of 96, via The Washington Post.

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