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Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 05/03/2011

Arts Post It: Fashion Still Celebrating Alexander McQueen; Tony Nominations Announced

Noble Savage: The fashion world celebrated Alexander McQueen at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s annual Costume Institute gala on Monday night. Organizers urged guests to take risks with their clothing to honor the late designer’s “Savage Beauty” exhibition. (Vogue) (New York Times)

Legacies: French Fashion designer Pierre Cardin, 88, is selling his business after six decades in fashion. (Wall Street Journal)

Get Thee to a Library: Books on Osama bin Laden and the Navy SEAL unit that killed him are coming soon, with publishing houses saying they hope to have a essays and books out as quickly as possible. (Washington Post)

Winner’s Circle: Tony Nominations were announced Tuesday morning, with “The Book of Mormon” leading the pack with eight nominations. (AP)

Fashion Forward: J. Crew’s May 2011 catalog sparks both praise and debate for featuring its employees as models and including a gay designer with his boyfriend, who are described as “Happy Together.” (ABC News)

The Artists’ Pay Day: With record sales amidst an impressive art market recovery, Christie’s and Sotheby’s are preparing for spring auctions with nearly $1 billion of art for sale. (Reuters)

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