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Pablo Picasso’s Cartoons on the Front Line on View at the...

MALAGA.- In January 1937, Pablo Picasso began to work on Sueño y mentira de Franco, eighteen scenes etched on two plates. He created them in protest at the military uprising of July 1936 and with the aim of collecting funds for the Republican cause by...

Museum in San Diego to Stage Protest of Ai Weiwei’s Detention...

SAN DIEGO, CA.- The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego announces a 24-hour protest to call for the release of detained Chinese artist Ai Weiwei. On Thursday, May 19, a broad roster of MCASD staff, members, and community leaders will participate in a ...

Egypt to Form Special Force to Protect Antiquities

CAIRO (AP).- Egypt's minister of antiquities says a special police force will be set up to protect archaeological sites and museums around the country, following a wave of vandalism and looting. Zahi Hawass told reporters Tuesday that authorities have ...

150 Archaeology Graduates Protest Against Egypt’s Antiquities Chief Zahi Hawass

CAIRO (AP).- The man in charge of Egyptian antiquities starred in a TV show about his exploits, sports an "Indiana Jones"-style fedora and triumphantly declared that the nation's heritage was mostly unscathed after the revolt that toppled the president...

Symbolic Burial of Patrick Ireland Documentary Launched by Loopline Film

DUBLIN.- A film documenting the symbolic burial of Patrick Ireland, the alter ego of the distinguished Irish artist Brian O’Doherty, was launched by Loopline Film and is directed by Sé Merry Doyle. The film is produced by Vanessa Gildea and finan...

National Portrait Gallery Will Keep "Felix, June 5, 1994" by AA...

WASHINGTON, DC.- The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery will continue to display AA Bronson’s work “Felix, June 5, 1994” in its exhibition, “Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture,” through the show&...

Protest Painting by Nicholas Middleton Wins Visitors’ Choice

LIVERPOOL.- Nicholas Middleton is the winner of the John Moores Painting Prize’s Visitors’ Choice for the second time with his painting Protest, April 1st 2009. Nicholas scooped the £2,010 prize, sponsored by Rathbones, with a detailed photo...

Brooklyn Museum Acquires Works from the Series Darfur in Brooklyn by...

BROOKLYN, NY.- Photographer Damian Wampler announced that two prints from the series Darfur in Brooklyn have been acquired by the Brooklyn Museum. One of the prints, Untitled 1 (Kitchen), will be on display in the American Identities galleries on the 5...

Art Activists Spill Oil at Iconic British Museum in Protest at...

LONDON.- Five members of the art activist group 'Culture Beyond Oil' today poured non-toxic black oil around the British Museum’s world famous Easter Island sculpture, in protest at BP’s sponsorship of the museum. The group, inspired b...

Art Activists Spill Oil at Iconic British Museum in Protest at...

LONDON.- Five members of the art activist group Culture Beyond Oil today poured non-toxic black oil around the British Museum’s world famous Easter Island sculpture, in protest at BP’s sponsorship of the museum. The group, inspired by Liberat...

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