Taiwan artist launches 'Kiss Me' exhibition to commemorate deceased mother

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— Taiwan artist Attilio Chien launched a solo exhibition, “Kiss Me”, featuring 30 works in commemoration of his deceased mother. The exhibition runs through June ...

Kehinde Wiley to unveil sculpture in Times Square

NEW YORK (AP) — Artist Kehinde Wiley will unveil his first monumental public sculpture in New York's Times Square this fall in response to Confederate statues nationwide. Times Squar...

Chunghwa Post celebrates Taiwan painters with new stamps

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A new set of commemorative “Modern Taiwanese Paintings Postage Stamps” (issue of 2018) from Chunghwa Post will go on sale from Friday (June 21). Celebrating...

Portugal says valuable art works aren't lost, just missing

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal's head of culture is denying a report that dozens of state-owned works of art have gone missing from public institutions. Weekly newspaper Expresso r...

Different ways to show paintings, photos to blind people

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — As people at the American Alliance of Museums' trade show passed their hands along the raised figures in touchable versions of a Vietnam War photograph, small metal sensors touched ...

Fire strikes Bangkok's popular Chatuchak weekend market

BANGKOK (AP) — Thai authorities are investigating an after-hours fire that roared through Bangkok's Chatuchak weekend market, destroying dozens of the small shops crammed inside one of Asia's most pop...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, May 27, the 147th day of 2019. There are 218 days left in the year. This is the Memorial Day observance. Today's Highlight in Hist...

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 ...

Sciamma's 'Portrait of a Lady on Fire' sends Cannes swooning

CANNES, France (AP) — Since her shimmering, shattering period romance "Portrait of a Lady on Fire" premiered to rapturous acclaim at the Cannes Film Festival, its director Céline Sciamma has had some ...

Q&A: Pedro Almodovar on memory, pain and the big-screen

CANNES, France (AP) — Pedro Almodovar's "Pain and Glory" is a self-portrait of rare precision and warm intimacy. It stars Antonio Banderas as Salvador Mallo, a famous aging filmmaker, hobbled by physi...

High court won't take Nazi art dispute case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is leaving in place a ruling for a California museum in a dispute over ownership of two German Renaissance masterpieces seized by the Nazis in World War II. ...

Man exonerated after 45 years will get $1.5M from Michigan

DETROIT (AP) — A Michigan man who spent 45 years in prison before he was exonerated of murder will receive $1.5 million from the state, the attorney general's office said Friday. Ric...

Lonely Planet's top destination suffers a blow after blasts

HIKKADUWA, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sipping fresh coconut water while sunbathing on deserted Hikkaduwa beach, Alexi Konchayenko, a sports trainer from Ukraine, struck a stoical note. Bomb bl...

The Shed brings art to NYC's new Hudson Yards complex

NEW YORK (AP) — Critics have generally not been kind to the new Hudson Yards complex. The new neighborhood, built atop a platform over train yards on the west side of Manhattan, feat...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. ALABAMA BANS NEARLY ALL ABORTIONS The state's Republican-...