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Posted at 08:37 AM ET, 06/16/2011

Lady Gaga’s Meat Dress Gets an Audience; ‘Follies’ Heads North to Broadway

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 12: Musician Lady Gaga poses in the press room during the MTV Video Music Awards. (Frederick M. Brown - GETTY IMAGES)
Giving: Alice Walton plans to build the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, the first major institution dedicated to American artists in 50 years, in a town of 35,000 known as the home of Wal-Mart. (New York Times)

Not The Average Art Fair: Showcasing $1.75 billion of modern and contemporary art from 300 top-tier galleries, the 42nd edition of Art Basel will host more than 60,000 people. (ArtFix Daily)

Encore: The Kennedy Center announced that its “Follies” will move this summer to a Broadway theater in the heart of Times Square. (Washington Post)

Beef, Not for Dinner: On Thursday, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame unveils Lady Gaga’s infamous raw-meat dress to the public (AP via Washington Post)

Entrances and Exits: The Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art has named John W. Smith, currently the director of the Smithsonian Institution’s Archives of American Art, as its new director. (Boston Globe)

Fees Please: The National Building Museum announced Tuesday that it will begin charging for exhibitions. (Washington Post)

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