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Monster Mash: Tim Burton exhibition heading to LACMA in 2011; Diller Scofidio + Renfro gets Berkeley commissions

June 24, 2010 |  7:51 am

Burton4 -- Creepy, but in a good way: The Los Angeles County Museum of Art will host the Tim Burton exhibition that ran last year at New York's Museum of Modern Art. (Los Angeles Times)

-- Major win: Diller Scofidio + Renfro has been selected to design a new museum for the UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive in downtown Berkeley. (Los Angeles Times)

-- Moving on: Michael Wilson, the artistic director of the Hartford Stage, is stepping down after 13 years. (Hartford Courant)

-- Still free: Disgraced art dealer Lawrence Salander manages to avoid jail time for now, but a judge has set an Aug. 3 sentencing date. (New York Post)

-- Conservative mindsets: Bidding remains cautious at Christie's auctions in London. (New York Times)

-- Heroic comeback: A young opera soprano returns to singing after receiving a double-lung transplant. (CNN)

-- Financial hardship: A lack of funds may force the planned Korean War National Museum in Springfield, Ill. to be abandoned. (Fox News)

-- Internal revolt: Employees of the National Museum in Warsaw are rebelling against the director of the museum, Piotr Piotrowski. (The Art Newspaper)

-- Also in the L.A. Times: Times music critic Mark Swed reviews the San Francisco Opera's production of "Die Walkure."

-- David Ng

Photo: Tim Burton, on the set of "Alice in Wonderland." Credit: Leah Gallo / Disney Enterprises