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A scene from Pac-Man.  COURTESY WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

A scene from Pac-Man.

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The Toledo Museum of Art will return a 450-year-old astrolabe to the German museum from where it was likely stolen. [ABC News]

Rothschild heirs are donating 186 works of their formerly Nazi-looted art to the Museum of Fine Arts. [Boston Globe]

Technology and its impact on art and culture will be the theme of the five-day Global Art Forum, a platform of talks, presentations and commissioned projects run by Art Dubai. The forum will start for the first time in Kuwait, from March 14-15, before continuing in Dubai from March 18-20. With 50 local and international contributors, the forum will include a record number of participants from the Gulf. [The Art Newspaper]

A Rochester, NY-based museum, The Strong, announced that it will establish The World Video Game Hall of Play, which will canonize a broad category of electronic games that includes console, handheld, mobile, computer, and classic arcade video games. [NY Post]

Photographer Levi Bettwieser developed 31 lost film rolls taken by World War II soldier. [Hyperallergic]

Hedge fund CEO Ken Griffin donated $10 million to the MCA Chicago. [New York Observer]

See Dorothy Iannone’s works at Peres Projects. [Contemporary Art Daily]

Read this interview with NY-based sculptor Ann Greene Kelly. [Dazed Digital]

 

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