East Asian 'Herstory' abstract art exhibition free until Aug 9

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— The Taipei Fine Arts Museum (TFAM) launches the exhibition "The Herstory of Abstraction in East Asia" showcasing the abstract paintings of East Asian female artis...

Artist Leon Kossoff, who painted post-war London, dies at 92

LONDON (AP) — Leon Kossoff, a British artist who painted his home city of London in all its moody glory, has died. He was 92. Los Angeles' LA Louver gallery, which represents Kossoff...

California show explores Warhol's social, tech foreshadowing

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Before Instagram and Facebook, before selfies and filters that perfect selfies, there was Andy Warhol, using his art to imbue friends, family, celebrities — even himself — with a ...

Louvre pyramid architect I.M. Pei dies

Architect I.M. Pei, who found fame employing a modern style on numerous high-profile projects over more than six decades, has died at the age of 102, the New York Times reported Thursday. The Chinese...

Louvre pyramid architect I.M. Pei dies

Architect I.M. Pei, who found fame employing a modern style on numerous high-profile projects over more than six decades, has died at the age of 102, the New York Times reported Thursday. The Chinese...

Film at Lincoln Center fetes 50th with a gala and a makeover

NEW YORK (AP) — On its 50th birthday, Film at Lincoln Center has a new name but an unchanging mission. The uptown institution formerly known as the Film Society of Lincoln Center cel...

Ai Weiwei remembers disappearance of 43 Mexican students

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Chinese artist Ai Weiwei's interest in studying human rights around the world led to his meeting with relatives of the 43 college students who disappeared in southern Mexico in 2014...

Conceptual artist Charles Gaines wins Edward MacDowell Medal

NEW YORK (AP) — Conceptual artist Charles Gaines is this year's winner of the Edward MacDowell Medal, an honor previously given to Robert Frost and Toni Morrison among others. On Sun...

Award-winning short film by Taiwan director to screen at MoMA in New York

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- Taiwan director Huang Pang-chuan’s short film “Last Year When the Train Passed By” is set to be screened Feb. 23 and 27 at the Museum of Modern Art in New Yo...

Artist probes Russia's toxic legacy through family history

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian artist has put a spotlight on what he calls "the ruins of a Soviet mythology" with a new exhibit that focuses on the chemical industry in his hometown. The ex...

Artist Robert Ryman, known for shades of white, dies at 88

NEW YORK (AP) — The artist Robert Ryman, a minimalist known for experimenting with varying shades of white, has died at age 88. A spokeswoman for Pace Gallery, which represented him,...

Warhol exhibit includes old favorites, new insights

NEW YORK (AP) — The 25-foot long "Camouflage Last Supper," one of Andy Warhol's last and most personal works, floods a full wall of a room on the fifth floor of the Whitney Museum of American Art. The...

Paris to close tourist sites on Saturday

The operator of the Eiffel Tower announced that the tower would be closed to visitors on Saturday. The feared riots during the demonstrations made it impossible to ensure "adequate safety". ...

Scorsese feted at MoMA by friends De Niro, DiCaprio, Hill

NEW YORK (AP) — Many young boys grow up with superheroes adorning their walls. Jonah Hill grew up with a picture of Martin Scorsese on his. The actor related the poignant anecdote at...

Taiwan artist gives gift of music at Centre Pompidou in Paris

An installation by a Taiwan artist in which visitors are serenaded by opera singers is being staged at the prestigious Centre Pompidou in Paris, spotlighting the vibrant talent and international appea...