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  • Reconfiguring Lincoln Center's Open Spaces

    Santiago Calatrava, Cooper Robertson & Partners, Diller & Scofidio, Foster & Partners, and Richard Meier have been invited to submit designs to renew or reconfigure Lincoln Center's six acres of public space as part of its billion-dollar redevelopment, writes Robin Pogrebin in the New York Times.

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  • Museum of Sex Opening Delayed

    Safety hazards due to incomplete installation will delay the opening of New York's newest museum for at least a few days, write Oren Yaniv, Mila Andre, and Maki Becker in the Daily News.

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  • Fourth Major Theft From Irish Collection

    Five paintings valued at more than forty-eight million dollars, including two by Rubens, were stolen yesterday from an Irish art collection that has suffered four significant thefts in thirty years, writes Catherine Elsworth in the Daily Telegraph.

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  • Long-lost Painting Found in Canadian Farmhouse

    A canvas attributed to Victorian painter John William Waterhouse, discovered in an undisclosed part of rural Canada, could fetch up to seven million dollars at auction, writes Adrian Humphreys in the National Post. It is unknown how the canvas ended up in Canada.

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  • Barnes Foundation Move Under Scrutiny

    A plan announced Tuesday by the art-rich and cash-poor Barnes Foundation to secure its vast collection by moving to a prime Philadelphia location came under review by the Pennsylvania Attorney General and the board of Lincoln University, writes Ralph Blumenthal in the New York Times.

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  • New York City's New Museum of Sex

    The Museum of Sex, or “MoSex,” which opens to the public Saturday, is being touted as “the Smithsonian of Sex,” writes Oliver Burkeman in the Manchester Guardian.

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  • Six Teams Chosen To Submit Ideas for WTC Site

    Daniel Libeskind, Michael Maltzan, Richard Meier, Greg Lynn, and Shigeru Ban are among the individuals, firms, and more loosely affiliated teams of designers chosen to submit proposals for the World Trade Center site, writes Edward Wyatt in the New York Times.

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  • Renzo Piano: Three Plans, Two Buildings

    Renzo Piano's plans for new museums in Bern and Sarajevo have the go-ahead, but local opposition has forced Harvard University to opt out, writes Alessandro Martini in the Art Newspaper.

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  • Boston Curator Goes Home to London

    Jessica Morgan, chief curator at Boston's Institute of Contemporary Art since 1999 and a London native, is now one of the five curators at the Tate Modern, writes Christine Temin in the Boston Globe.

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  • William Forsythe to Leave Frankfurt Ballet

    William Forsythe, the American who has directed the renowned Frankfurt Ballet for eighteen years, will leave the company in 2004, after a dispute over its budget, writes Mark Landler in the New York Times.

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