British street artist Banksy is now showing solidarity with imprisoned Turkish-Kurdish artist and journalist Zehra Dogan
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Is it possible that anything you can conceive, with any combination of words, can, in the fullness of time, manifest itself materially? Some such thought will be prompted by the reading of any of the 100 liquid landscapes in my surreal collection.
Citizens across China are being corralled into cinemas to watch a propaganda film extolling Xi Jinping
The case in question, Minnesota Voters Alliance v. Mansky, argues that the Minnesotan law prohibiting voters from wearing clothing that supports particular candidates or bears political statements in polling places is unconstitutional.
Artists and scholars have been churning out dystopian visions but David Byrne is defiantly chipper
>A cartoonist who was held in custody for more than five months in Equatorial Guinea was released on Wednesday
In a country bloodily divided by ethnic and religious strife, the National Central African Ballet is a rare unifying factor
Country’s public prosecutor dropped all charges against cartoonist Ramon Esono Ebale and demanded his release
The “Slobodan Show” premieres Tuesday in Gracanica, a Serb enclave in Kosovo exploring his personality cult
A group of Russian activists spent the night in jail after spray-painting a giant slogan against President Vladimir Putin