Monster Mash: Breaking news and headlines
--Frank Gehry (left) and Moshe Safdie are among the seven finalists in the competition for the National Eisenhower Memorial in Washington.
--Israel's Supreme Court has cleared the way for construction of a Frank Gehry-designed museum in Jerusalem on a site that was once a Muslim cemetery.
--The art world braces for tough times as the wobbly economy and market woes are taking a particular toll on museums.
-- Having cleaned up recently by bypassing dealers entirely, artist Damien Hirst will go back to showing his work at a Paris gallery belonging to a dealer who claims to be the only person who failed to make money showing Hirst's work.
--The Minneapolis Institute of Art has returned a 1911 Fernand Leger painting that it has determined was stolen by the Nazis during World War II.
--Gerald Arpino, co-founder of the Joffrey Ballet, dies of cancer. He was 85.
--New York Philharmonic Music Director Alan Gilbert discusses his plans for the 156-year-old orchestra.
--A London gallery has been attacked by vandals for showing inflammatory images of veiled Muslims, including a bare-breasted woman partially clad in a burka.
--Lisa Fung and Mike Boehm
Photo credit: Anne Cusack / Los Angeles Times