Monster Mash: Breaking news and headlines
-- Multimillionaire artist Damien Hirst (right) takes on a 16-year-old graffiti artist over the youth's stencil collages.
-- Tony winner Karen Ziemba will star in the upcoming production of "Six Degrees of Separation" at San Diego's Old Globe.
-- Baltimore Opera Company files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
-- Rachel Weisz returns to the London stage next summer in "A Streetcar Named Desire" at the Donmar Warehouse.
-- The Getty's top photography curator, Weston Naef, to retire.
-- Pete Wentz, lead singer of Fall Out Boy and husband of Ashlee Simpson, adds "artist" to his resume.
-- Bangladesh gets its own version of the Taj Mahal.
-- Sales were down, attendance was down -- what was left at Art Basel Miami ? The art.
-- Back injury forces David Tennant to sit out Royal Shakespeare Company's acclaimed "Hamlet" in London.
-- As expected, Marc Mayer is named to head the National Gallery of Canada.
-- The Russian government reviews the legality of the Soviet Union's sale of artworks in the 1920s.
-- Times architecture critic Christopher Hawthorne discusses the museum architecture of Daniel Liebeskind on NPR.
-- Are free tickets really the best way to bring in younger, long-term theater audiences?
-- A sneak peek at plans for Frank Gehry's new offices in El Segundo.
-- Christie's to auction 35.56-carat colored diamond once owned by King Philip IV of Spain.
-- Lisa Fung
Top photo: Patrick McMullan
Bottom photo: Michael Tammaro