Baltimore art museum adds over 70 works to its collection

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Museum of Art has so far this year added more than 70 contemporary and historic artworks to its broad collection. BMA director Christopher Bedford said...

Photo of the Day: 'Water Tankman'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- To express solidarity with protestors in Hong Kong rallying against a proposed law that would allow for the extradition of prisoners to China, Chinese dissident artist Badiucao...

LGBT pioneers Sylvia Rivera, Marsha P. Johnson to be honored

NEW YORK (AP) — Sylvia Rivera and Marsha P. Johnson, two LGBT rights activists who took part in the 1969 Stonewall rebellion and founded an organization that helped homeless gay youths, will be honore...

2019 Taiwan East Coast Land Arts Festival celebrates sounds of the waves

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2019 Taiwan East Coast Land Arts Festival will kick off at Torik Visitor Center (都歷遊客中心) in Taitung County on June 21, promising a range of events that explore the ess...

TokenBacon revolutionizes Taiwan’s art market

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan tech startup TokenBacon has developed the world's first-ever cross-blockchain cloud platform, allowing users to quickly build their own blockchain service. In doi...

Architecture, handicrafts, performing arts draw 1 million visitors per year to NCTA in Taiwan's Yilan

The National Center for Traditional Arts is a spectacular showcase of Taiwan’s rich and diverse cultural heritage. Based in the northeastern county of Yilan, it is charged with fostering the pre...

New American Institute in Taiwan open to the public May 6

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The new American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), the de facto U.S. embassy in the country, was inaugurated on Monday (May 6) and officially opened its doors to the public. L...

Polish protesters go bananas over art censorship

Hundreds of people ate bananas outside Poland's national gallery in Warsaw on Monday to protest claims of censorship. The protest came after new gallery head, Jerzy Miziolek, last week ordered th...

Worth the risk? It's not easy to put a value on a cathedral

LONDON (AP) — Rebuilding Notre Dame, the 800-year-old Paris cathedral devastated by fire this week, will cost billions of dollars as architects, historians and artisans work to preserve the medieval l...

The Latest: Workers try to secure Notre Dame's structure

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the fire at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris and its aftermath (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Workers are securing the support structure abov...

Notre Dame fire was likely accident, not arson — prosecutor

The cause of the massive fire that engulfed Notre Dame Cathedral was probably accidental, Paris Prosecutor Remy Heitz said Tuesday. The blaze burned through the night and caused extensive damage to t...

Notre Dame Cathedral: A symbol of France

Since its construction at the end of the 12th century, the iconic Notre Dame Cathedral has been a cherished monument of French cultural heritage. Many now fear that the massive fire that engulfed its ...

A devastated art world wept and watched as Notre Dame burned

NEW YORK (AP) — Notre Dame, a survivor of wars and revolutions, has stood for centuries as not merely the greatest of the Gothic cathedrals and a towering jewel of Western architecture. ...

Massive fire engulfs beloved Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris

PARIS (AP) — A massive fire engulfed the upper reaches of Paris' soaring Notre Dame Cathedral as it was undergoing renovations Monday, threatening one of the greatest architectural treasures...

Paris' Notre Dame Cathedral devastated by massive fire

A monstrous fire engulfed Paris' iconic Notre Dame Cathedral on Monday evening, toppling its spire and causing extensive damage to one of the world's most historic and recognized buildings. T...