Beijing artists detained after homage to Ai Weiwei (Reuters)

Fei Xiaosheng, an organizer of the Third Incidental Art Festival gestures in front of the wall left blank in support of detained artist-activist Ai Weiwei, during the opening ceremony in Beijing June 1, 2011. REUTERS/Petar KujundzicReuters – The organizing artists of a Beijing art show who reserved a blank gallery wall with a small name tag as a show of support for detained artist-activist Ai Weiwei have been detained by police and their exhibit was shut down.


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    SF Opera: A whale, a swan and 2 lovers

    In this photo taken Oct. 1, 2012 and provided by the San Francisco Opera, Jay Hunter Morris, portraying Captain Ahab, left, and Morgan Smith, portraying Starbuck, perform the opera Moby Dick in San Francisco. "Moby-Dick," a hit at its premiere in Dallas in 2010 and successfully revived several times since, benefits from a savvy libretto by Gene Scheer, which boils down Melville's sprawling novel to a coherent narrative, while maintaining chunks of his poetic language. (AP Photo/San Francisco Opera, Cory Weaver)A whale, a swan, a pair of star-cross'd lovers: It made for an eclectic week at the San Francisco Opera.


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      outfits i’m wearing to PIAF ( perth international art festival)

      so i’m going on a drama camp to the perth international arts festival, so i wanted to show you what i will be wearing on the trip enjoy!! my twitter username is daniellehalsall until text time TTFN ( ta ta for now, if you haven’t watched the TIGGER MOVIE WOOHOO!) youtube buddies!

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        Latam art sales in U.S. have best year since 2008 (Reuters)

        Reuters – Latin American art sales, which totaled nearly $90 million in New York in 2011, scored their best year since the 2008 financial crisis, aided by a boom in Brazilian art and demand from Asia.

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          Paintings Hitler bought found in Czech Republic (AP)

          AP – A five-year search by a Czech author has discovered that 16 paintings in the Czech Republic were once owned by Adolf Hitler.

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            Spanish poet wins Cervantes literature prize

            Spanish poet and essayist Jose Manuel Caballero Bonald has won the 2012 Cervantes Prize, the Spanish-speaking world’s highest literary honor.

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              Native American Committee to sponsor talk on Aboriginal Australian Arts

              DARTMOUTH — The Native American Committee of the Rod & Gun Club of New Bedford is sponsoring a special talk on Aboriginal Australian Arts which will be held on Saturday, Feb. 18 from 2 to 4 p.m. The club is located on Collins Lane off North…

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                Arts Notes, Walnut Creek Journal/Lamorinda Sun, May 5-6

                href=’http://www.theorindatheatre.com’>www.theorindatheatre.com ). For more details, e-mail OrindaTheatre@att.net or call 925-254-9065.

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                  Brazil’s artists making mark at Miami’s Art Basel (AP)

                  Art patrons walk the red carpet at the Brazilian-based ORNARE’s U.S. showroom in Miami's Design District, Monday, Nov. 28, 2011. The Fifth Annual ORNARE Tastemakers Showcase has evolved into an unofficial kick-off for Art Basel week and its satellite events. Hundreds of international architects, designers, artists and tastemakers attend the celebration.  The prestigious luxury kitchen, closet and bath brand is among companies taking advantage of Basel to attract South Americans, and particularly Brazilians, flying in for the art. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)AP – Brazil has been a powerhouse in the art world for more than a decade, and now its booming economy is putting its artists and collectors on the global map.


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                    WAAPA Showstopper

                    Big budget shows in Perth are threatening ticket sales to this year’s major production from the WA Academy of Performing Arts. But as Michael Bennett discovered, WAAPA’s latest show is one worth seeing… “How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying”.

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