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Monster Mash: Barnes Foundation groundbreaking; 'Hair' moving to London; Hawaiian skulls head home

November 16, 2009 |  8:47 am
Hair

-- Moving forward: Groundbreaking has taken place for the Barnes Foundation's new museum in Philadelphia. (Philhadelphia Inquirer)

-- Hair again: The Tony-winning revival of "Hair" will open in London on April 14, featuring the original Broadway cast. (Broadway World)

-- In with the new: The Humana Festival of New American Plays has announced the world premieres for its 2010 edition, which runs February through March. (Playbill)

-- Eastern promises: Is Poland becoming the next international center for the world of contemporary art? (Wall Street Journal)

-- Public art stunt: An artist who scaled the Sotheby's building in New York in an attempt to drape it in masking tape has been arrested. (New York Post)

-- Heading home: A museum in Stockholm has returned a series of 22 tribal skulls to Hawaii. (Honolulu Advertiser)

-- Corporate largesse: Deutsche Bank has signed a five-year sponsorship deal with Art HK, the annual Hong Kong art fair. (Bloomberg)

-- Two-hander: Sarah Paulson will join Linda Lavin in the cast of the Broadway premiere of Donald Margulies' "Collected Stories." (Playbill)

-- And in the L.A. Times: Eli Broad is considering three cities for his planned contemporary art museum; celebrities attend MOCA's 30th anniversary party over the weekend.

-- David Ng

Photo: a scene from the Broadway revival of "Hair." Credit: Joan Marcus

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