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Whale installation in southern Taiwan wins US lighting award

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — "Greetings from the Whale," a public art installation in Tainan, was recently recognized by the LIT Lighting Design Awards, according to the Tainan Tourism Burea...

Streets to reopen, memorial to stay at site of Floyd arrest

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A memorial honoring George Floyd will remain at the Minneapolis intersection where he was pinned to the ground by a police officer in the moments before he died last May, but the st...

AP PHOTOS: NYC parks have become `people's everything'

NEW YORK (AP) — Oases in the best of times, New York City’s parks have served as essential refuges through the hard times of the pandemic — havens for the city’s millions who yearn to escape their loc...

Hong Kong Arts Centre "Via North Point" Open Call for Creative Community Space Proposals

Calling all creative talents in town! Be An Imagineer! HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 26 January 2021 - Have you ever thought about transforming your ideas into an art installation in urban commun...

Law enforcement: We'll be ready for Joe Biden's inauguration

This time, they'll be ready. The inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden will be held on the same risers in the same spot at the U.S. Capitol where a violent, pro-Trump mob descended last wee...

AP Exclusive: Biden inauguration theme: 'America United'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The theme for President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration will be “America United,” an issue that’s long been a central focus for Biden but one that’s taken on added weight in the wake ...

Taiwan's Tainan celebrates grand opening of main library

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The main branch of Tainan Public Library opened in southern Taiwan Saturday morning (Jan. 2) and is expected to bring more international attention to the country. Locat...

Mellon launches $250M project to remake American monuments

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — At a time of intense scrutiny in America over who is commemorated in public parks or in front of courthouses, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation announced Monday it is spending $250 m...

George Floyd? Donald Trump? Hero statue nominations are in

George Floyd. Sacagawea. The guy who invented air conditioning. Americans' suggestions of suitable statues for President Donald Trump's planned National Garden of Am...

Parkland shooting survivors hit the road, target youth vote

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — A group of survivors from the 2018 Florida high school massacre is hitting the road to help register young voters across the country before the November election, seeking to brin...

K11 x MOCA presents MOCA Masks exclusively in Asia Pacific

K11 unveils exclusive partnership in Asia Pacific with The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA) to showcase limited-production MOCA Masks at K11 MUSEA, with designs by globally celebrated ar...

Former Taiwan military base C-Lab to become a "Wonderland"

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The former military base, Taiwan Contemporary Culture Lab (C-LAB) in Taipei, has turned into a "Wonderland" with public art installations. According to the ve...

Monuments and statues are falling. But what comes next?

TIERRA AMARILLA, N.M. (AP) — The dusty town of Tierra Amarilla perches in the shadows of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Here, five decades ago, this poor northern New Mexico community saw one of the ...

Boston to remove statue of slave kneeling before Lincoln

BOSTON (AP) — Boston's arts commission voted unanimously Tuesday night to remove a statue that depicts a freed slave kneeling at Abraham Lincoln’s feet. The commission had fielded es...

Spanish colonial monuments fuel race strife in US Southwest

RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — Statues of Spanish conquistador Don Juan de Oñate are now in storage after demonstrators in New Mexico threatened to topple them. Protesters in California have pulled down scul...