Monster Mash: Wyoming museum recalls Japanese American internment


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Dark period: A new museum in Wyoming is opening on the site of a former Japanese American internment camp from World War II. (Los Angeles Times)

Struggling: New York’s American Folk Art Museum is considering shutting down following an extended period of financial difficulty. (New York Times)


Public art: A large, outdoor sculpture of a paintbrush by Claes Oldenburg is going up in Philadelphia. (Philadelphia Inquirer)

Clafoutis, anyone?: A look at the first trailer for Roman Polanski’s ‘Carnage,’ based on the play ‘God of Carnage’ by Yasmina Reza. (Los Angeles Times)

Racy: A recent art performance in Times Square featuring a topless woman drew onlookers and eventually police. (New York Post)

Sacrifices: Musicians of the Wichita Symphony Orchestra voted recently to accept a 20% wage cut for the upcoming season. (Wichita Eagle)

Sacrilege?: A court in Russia has banned a painting depicting the Sermon on the Mount that features Mickey Mouse instead of Jesus Christ. (RIA Novosti)

Speaking up: A former senior curator at the Tate Modern says that new visa rules in Britain are detrimental to culture. (Telegraph)


Also in the L.A. Times: Music critic Mark Swed reviews a new work by John Williams at SummerFest and the debate continues over pianist Yuja Wang’s little orange dress.

-- David Ng