| Nov 29, 2013
In the second-floor gallery of the Perez Art Museum Miami, 38 tons of steel rebar lay in a rusty sprawl on the floor, salvaged and straightened by the Chinese artist Ai Weiwei from the wreckage of buildings toppled by the 2008 Sichuan earthquake. The...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 8:00 AM
NEW YORK — It's hard to break from the past. Even under the Chinese Cultural Revolution, which sought to smash the "Four Olds" of customs, culture, habits and ideas, the tradition of calligraphy was held in reverence, as it had been for centuries....
| Dec 5, 2013
| 12:45 PM
The manager of a prominent New York antiquities gallery pleaded guilty Wednesday in a Manhattan courtroom to six criminal charges related to trafficking in stolen art, authorities said.
For nearly two decades, Aaron Freedman, 41, managed Art of the Past...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 11:31 AM
Wednesday is opening day for the Perez Art Museum Miami -- timed to take advantage of Miami's annual moment as the center of the international art universe, the Art Basel Miami Beach fair that will open Thursday, bringing hordes of collectors and gawkers....
| Dec 3, 2013
| 6:11 AM
Para el artista chino Ai WeiWei las ruinas de la opresión no son desperdicios, sino tesoros que moldea para levantar con arte su grito de protesta.
En la galería del segundo piso del Pérez Art Museum de Miami se puede, hoy y hasta el 16 de marzo,...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 12:48 PM
Ai Weiwei is an artist who knows a thing or two about doing time in jail. Next year the activist Beijing artist will exhibit a series of new installations at Alcatraz, the former island prison in San Francisco Bay.
The project, which was officially...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Within China, the authorities can position the arrest and subsequent censoring of artist-turned-folk hero Ai Weiwei any way they please. Abroad, however, Ai's supporters have been treated to a much more candid version of events through his conceptual...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 4:30 PM
STOCKHOLM- Clio Barnard's "The Selfish Giant" took the best film nod at the 24th Stockholm Intl. Film Festival's gala ceremony hosted at Berns Hotel on Friday.
A drama turning on the ambivalent friendship between two feral adolescents, "Giant" world-...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 10:30 AM
STOCKHOLM -- Stockholm Film Festival launched a protest outside the Iranian embassy to show support for Mohammad Rasoulof and denounce censorship.
The helmer was supposed to travel to the festival to present his latest film, "Manuscripts Don't Burn," and...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 4:30 AM
Stockholm film fest's 24th edition is set to kick off with Steve McQueen's critically-aclaimed "12 Years A Slave" and close with Stephen Frear's "Philomena." The half-time film is Abdelattif Kechiche's "Blue Is The Warmest Color."
"Slave" is also one of...
| Oct 11, 2013
There is no sarcasm or pretense in Bonnie Clearwater's voice when she describes the pair of exhibitions opening at the Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale as "Basel bait."
The museum's new curator is referring to Art Basel, the tourism tornado that barrels...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Claire Denis, one of the leading lights of contempo French cinema, will be feted at next month's Stockholm film festival with a Lifetime Achievement nod, following the footsteps of Jean-Luc Godard and Quentin Tarantino.
and the Nordic premiere of her...