Home Tags Beijing

Tag: Beijing

China Says Detained Artist Ai Weiwei’s Company Evaded a "Huge Amount"...

BEIJING (REUTERS).- Chinese police said a company controlled by artist Ai Weiwei had evaded a "huge amount" of taxes, Xinhua news agency reported on Friday, the first indication of the "economic crimes" behind his detention, which has triggered an inte...

Wife Of Detained Chinese Artist Ai Weiwei Finds Him Tense, Conflicted...

BEIJING (AP).- Red-eyed and tense, the usually uninhibited and irreverent Chinese artist Ai Weiwei seemed a different man in custody as he sat for what his wife says was a brief, monitored meeting — his first contact with the outside world in 43 d...

Wife Of Detained Chinese Artist Ai Weiwei Finds Him Tense, Conflicted...

BEIJING (AP).- Red-eyed and tense, the usually uninhibited and irreverent Chinese artist Ai Weiwei seemed a different man in custody as he sat for what his wife says was a brief, monitored meeting — his first contact with the outside world in 43 d...

VMFA Will Be The First US Museum Exhibiting Its Art In...

RICHMOND, VA.- Governor Bob McDonnell today signed an historic cultural exchange agreement to bring “Treasures from the Forbidden City,” a showcase of approximately 200 objects from Beijing’s Palace Museum to Virginia in the summer of 2014. Th...

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts to Be First Museum to Exhibit...

RICHMOND, VA.- Governor Bob McDonnell today signed an historic cultural exchange agreement to bring “Treasures from the Forbidden City,” a showcase of approximately 200 objects from Beijing’s Palace Museum to Virginia in the summer of 20...

Police Arrest Man after Theft from Heavily Guarded Forbidden City in...

BEIJING (AP).- Police have arrested a man they said broke into China's famed Forbidden City, the heavily guarded former home of the country's emperors, and stole seven art pieces made of gold and jewels, state media reported Thursday. It was the first ...

Police Arrest Man after Theft from Heavily Guarded Forbidden City in...

BEIJING (AP).- Police have arrested a man they said broke into China's famed Forbidden City, the heavily guarded former home of the country's emperors, and stole seven art pieces made of gold and jewels, state media reported Thursday. It was the first ...

Detained Artist Ai Weiwei’s Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads Opens in New...

NEW YORK, NY.- Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads, the first major public art sculpture by celebrated contemporary Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, makes its outdoor debut in New York at the historic Pulitzer Fountain in Grand Army Plaza, the gateway to Central P...

Thousands March in Hong Kong to Demand the Release of Chinese...

HONG KONG (REUTERS).- Over one thousand protesters in Hong Kong took to the streets to demand the release of detained Chinese artist and human rights activist Ai Weiwei on Saturday, scuffling briefly with police. The rally -- the largest in a string of...

Chinese Government Says It is "Unhappy" with Foreign Support for Artist...

BEIJING (REUTERS).- The Chinese government said on Tuesday it was "unhappy" with foreign support for detained artist and activist Ai Weiwei, after Ai's detention last week sparked an outcry from Washington and other Western governments."The Chinese peo...

Stay Connected

1,774FollowersFollow

ART NEWS