Mexican women protest violence via art, breastfeeding

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Women’s groups are protesting at cultural institutions in Mexico City ahead of Monday’s International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. Dozens of ...

5 news notables honored by New York Journalism Hall of Fame

Five luminaries in news broadcasting, opinion writing and — for the first time — photography were inducted Thursday into the New York Journalism Hall of Fame. NBC News’ Tom Brokaw; A...

The barrier-breaking ‘Atlantics’ heralds Mati Diop’s arrival

NEW YORK (AP) — Mati Diop has always lived in Paris but as a French-Senegalese woman whose family is from Dakar, she’s long been acutely conscious of another, unlived existence for herself in Africa. ...

Weaving and fiber arts get the new MoMA treatment

NEW YORK (AP) — Modestly sized but expansive in scope, the exhibit "Taking a Thread for a Walk" in the newly revamped and enlarged Museum of Modern Art explores the often overlooked art of weaving. ...

Artist Marina Abramovic opens exhibition in native Belgrade

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Performance artist Marina Abramovic is displaying her work in her native Belgrade for the first time in 44 years and she says that returning home has been highly emotional. ...

Korean-born graduate donates $12 million to Illinois State

NORMAL, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois State University graduate from South Korea who now is an internationally-known artist, and her husband, have donated $12 million to the school's College of Fine Arts. ...

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...