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Beijing Tax Authorities Seek Nearly $2 Million from Outspoken Chinese Artist...

BEIJING (AP).- Beijing tax authorities are seeking nearly $2 million in back taxes and fines from outspoken Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, who was released last week from nearly three months in detention, his close friend said Tuesday. Ai was released on ba...

Beijing Tax Authorities Seek Nearly $2 Million from Outspoken Chinese Artist...

BEIJING (AP).- Beijing tax authorities are seeking nearly $2 million in back taxes and fines from outspoken Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, who was released last week from nearly three months in detention, his close friend said Tuesday. Ai was released on ba...

Outspoken Chinese Artist Ai Weiwei: Free in Body, Said Little in...

BEIJING (AP).- Outspoken artist and government critic Ai Weiwei talked about giving himself a haircut Thursday but said little else in his first day out of detention, living under a gag order that underscores concerns about China's growing use of extr...

Chinese Artist Ai Weiwei: Free in Body, Not Voice

BEIJING (AP).- Outspoken artist and government critic Ai Weiwei talked about giving himself a haircut Thursday but said little else in his first day out of detention, living under a gag order that underscores concerns about China's growing use of extr...

Within the Revolution, Everyone

By Alexander Nixon, MA NEW YORK, NY.- A naked woman covered in white make-up crouches on the floor after having hacked off her own head with a samurai sword. This powerful image by Cuban painter Rocío García, whose three-part interview for the Cuban ...

Exhibition of New Large-Scale Sculptures and Videos by Mike Kelley at...

LOS ANGELES, CA.- Gagosian Gallery presents an exhibition of new large-scale sculptures and videos by Mike Kelley. This is Kelley’s first exhibition with the gallery in Los Angeles. Kelley has made nostalgia, memory, and repression in everyday lif...

Iranian Film Today Festival Returns to the High Museum of Art...

ATLANTA, GA.- The High Museum of Art will host the 13th annual Iranian Film Today film festival in January 2011. Featuring six films, this year’s festival includes both seasoned, award-winning filmmakers Bahman Motamedian (“Sex My Life”)...

Kara Walker to Be Honored at Brooklyn Museum

BROOKLYN, NY.- Artist Kara Walker, best known for iconic cut-paper silhouettes that address such highly charged themes as race, gender, sexuality, and repression, will be honored at the eighth annual Women in the Arts luncheon on Thursday, November 4, ...

Kara Walker to Be Honored at Brooklyn Museum

BROOKLYN, NY.- Artist Kara Walker, best known for iconic cut-paper silhouettes that address such highly charged themes as race, gender, sexuality, and repression, will be honored at the eighth annual Women in the Arts luncheon on Thursday, November 4, ...

Soviet Dictator Josef Stalin Statue Removed in Georgian Home Town

GORI, GEORGIA (REUTERS).- Authorities removed a towering statue of Soviet dictator Josef Stalin from the central square of his native city in the dead of the night on Friday, carting away the monument to Georgia's most famous native. The 6-meter-high b...

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