Arts Post It: Charlie Sheen’s Torpedo of Truth in Town; Pulitzers Announced

April 19, 2011

(Charlie Sheen in town for Violent Torpedo of Truth tour. Riccardo S. Savi GETTY IMAGES)

Winning!: Yesterday, the 2011 Pulitzer Prize awards were announced. The New York Times and Los Angeles Times each received two. The Washington Post received one. (The New Yorker) (Pulitzer.org)

Speculation: Fashion insiders speculate on the fate of disgraced designer John Galliano’s career (WWD)

Victims: The board of the Philadelphia Orchestra voted Saturday to file for Bankruptcy. It is the first major U.S. orchestra to file for bankruptcy. (Philadelphia Inquirer)

Acquisitions: The Los Angeles County Museum of Art bought eight artworks for roughly $2.7 million at their annual Collectors Committee Weekend. Among the works were Christian Marclay’s video-art “The Clock” and a 2006 sculpture by the Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei. (Los Angeles Times)

Controversy: Egypt archaeologist Zahi Hawass faces criticisms over his ties to Mubarak, while working to secure ancient sites against theft. (Washington Post)

Party Over: Coachella Valley Music Festival has ended. The music and fashion reviews begin . (New York Times) (Vogue)

Katherine Boyle reports on arts, museums and culture for the Style section.
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