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Last week, Ai Weiwei Instagrammed himself holding his Chinese passport after authorities held it for four years. AI WEIWEI/INSTAGRAM

China Returns Ai Weiwei’s Passport, Allows Him to Travel Again

Chinese authorities returned Ai Weiwei’s passport earlier today, after holding it for four years. The Chinese artist’s repossession of his passport will allow him to leave China for the first time since 2011, when Beijing authorities refused to let Ai … Read More


Japan’s Postwar Art Wave

Museum and gallery shows on Mono-ha, Gutai, and other avant-garde movements in Japan from the ’50s onward are shedding new light on an era previously unknown to the West Read More


Planned Obsolescence

Relentlessly devoted to the antiquated medium of film, Tacita Dean chronicles misbegotten journeys, elderly relatives, and obscure moments in great artists’ lives Read More

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On the Hunt for Hunt? Try Park Avenue

NEW YORK—The next East Coast gallery exhibition of the sculptural works of Bryan Hunt will take place in Spring of 2012 at Manhattan’s Danese Gallery, but New Yorkers have other opportunities to see his work beforehand. Read More

Ron Mueck's Untitled (Big Man), 2000, is among the works basketball star Shaquille O'Neal put in the show he's curating. LEE STALSWORTH/HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION, WASHINGTON, D.C.

Shaq Tactics

The NBA star curates a show. Read More


Nonsmoking Capricorn Museum Seeks Networking, Dating, Serious Relationships, Friends

Institutions are using MySpace, Facebook, and other social networking Web sites to reach new people and forge virtual communities. Read More