Opinion

Abstracting the savaged body of Emmett Till

Dana Schutz's painting Open Casket raises many questions about depiction of racial violence in contemporary US society.

M Neelika Jayawardane

by M Neelika Jayawardane

M Neelika Jayawardane

Muslim Ban

Syrian artist vows never to seek US visa under Trump

Syrian Khaled Akil, whose work is being exhibited in California, joins artists protesting discriminatory travel ban.

Artist Khaled Akil vows not to seek US visa under Trump

Opinion

When Muslims ruled the civilised world

Beyond the paradox of celebrating a bygone Islamic civilization at the height of Islamophobia in the United States.

Hamid Dabashi

by Hamid Dabashi

Hamid Dabashi

Arts & Culture

India turns shipping containers into 'vessels of art'

With the help of local and international artists, residents of Oklha have transformed their community into art havens.

Art

Syrian artists find solace in Istanbul

A Syrian-run art centre is giving refugees the chance to continue pursuing their passions in Turkey's cultural capital.

Syrian artists find solace in Istanbul

Opinion

Change through art: Latin America's other revolution

Art is being used as a tool to overcome trauma and displacement and to forge a new Latin American identity.

Patricia Boero

by Patricia Boero

Patricia Boero

Arts & Culture

Art auction records shattered in London

Prized works by new and old sell for record sums at recent Christie's and Sotheby's auctions in the UK.

Art auction records shattered in London

Arts & Culture

US museum goes digital through crowdsourcing

Over 3,500 volunteers sign up to help transcribe documents and catalogue artifacts , to make them available online.

Arts & Culture

London exhibit highlights Rembrandt's works

Show at National Gallery brings together Dutch artist's masterpieces owned by museums around the world.

Arts & Culture

Hong Kong protesters take to art

Downtown Hong Kong turns into open air gallery with protesters putting up sketches, paintings and posters.