Monster Mash: Breaking news and headlines
— The Louvre, left, looks into establishing an endowment, the first ever for a French museum.
— New musical "Obama on My Mind" to premiere in London.
— Billionaire philanthropist Eli Broad throws an inauguration dinner party.
— A noted Indian artist attends an exhibition of his work and discovers most are forgeries.
— Survey finds confidence in art market drops 81% since May 2008 and may take three to five years to recover.
— Brooklyn Academy of Music to open new theater space.
— Czech artist-prankster will return funds he received for artwork on EU headquarters.
— New opera explores the suicide of scientist linked to weapons inspections in Iran.
— Even the Getty, the world's richest arts institution, is cautious in this economy.
— Court rules U.S. pilot is rightful owner of posters seized by the Nazis.
— An Austin, Tex., woman creates artwork from 395 days of junk mail.
— Lisa Fung
Credit: Richard Derk / Los Angeles Times