USA: Museum Removes Immigrant Art

Museum removes every piece of art created by immigrants By Delaney Strunk, CNN Updated 1:24PM ET, Thu February 16, 2017 "Made by an immigrant" labels now line the walls of the Davis Museum. "Made by an immigrant" labels now line the walls of the Davis Museum. Story highlights Approximately 120 works of art will either be […]

North Korea: Postscript

North Korean dancer-choreographer Kim Young-soon explained in her story that in 1970, while being interogated, she revealed a state secret--her childhood friend was Kim Young-il's mistress and the mother of his son, Kim Jong-nam. Knowing that secret led to her arrest and nine years at the Yoduk Political Prison Camp.   On February 13, 2017, Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of dictator Kim Young-un, […]

Congolese Plantation Workers Are Making a Living Selling Chocolate Sculptures to the Art World

ARTSY EDITORIAL BY CASEY LESSER FEB 1ST, 2017 11:59 PM “The whole project is against monoculture, so they’re making their own gardens and plantations, and trying to create sustainable modes of working on a smaller scale,” Katrib explains. “We hope that it makes people more conscious of the value change,” Hellio offers, “how a product […]