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Monster Mash: Barack Obama statue removed; Susan B. Anthony controversy; ancient shipwreck found

February 15, 2010 |  8:47 am

Obama -- Taken down: Authorities have removed a statue depicting a young Barack Obama from a park in Jakarta, Indonesia. (Associated Press)

-- Angered: Protesters object to the assertion by organizers of the newly opened Susan B. Anthony Birthplace and Museum that Anthony was against abortion. (Bennington Banner)

-- Major find: A shipwreck believed to date from between 1200 and 900 BC has been discovered off the coast of England. (BBC News)

-- Lost Haiti artwork: Thousands of works of art were buried in last month's earthquake in Haiti. (The Guardian)

-- Speaking frankly: Michael Rush, former director of the Rose Art Museum, talks about the controversy surrounding the museum's closure. (Boston Globe)

-- Close call: Quentin Tarantino almost damages a painting at the townhouse of art dealer and gallery owner Nathan Bernstein. (New York Post)

-- And in the L.A. Times: Architecture critic Christopher Hawthorne on the tower at L.A. Live; Beijing's Bird's Nest stadium is on thin ice.

-- David Ng

Photo: A statue depicting a young Barack Obama was recently removed by authorities in Jakarta, Indonesia. Credit: Adi Weda / EPA


 
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