Art Buzz February 17, 2014: Ai Weiwei Vase Is Destroyed by Protester at Miami Museum

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Ai Weiwei Vase Is Destroyed by Protester at Miami Museum

Source: NYT, 2-17-14

“Colored Vases” by the artist Ai Weiwei at the Pérez Art Museum Miami in Florida in December 2013. Police on Sunday arrested a man who allegedly smashed one of the vases.
Daniel Azoulay/Perez Art Museum Miami, via European Pressphoto Agency

“Colored Vases” by the artist Ai Weiwei at the Pérez Art Museum Miami in Florida in December 2013. Police on Sunday arrested a man who allegedly smashed one of the vases.

A vase by the artist Ai Weiwei on display at the Pérez Art Museum Miami was destroyed in a protest by a local artist, museum and police officials said….READ MORE

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Art Buzz February 7, 2013: David Joselit: Interview: After Busan Biennale, Yale Art Historian Urges Art World to Think Local

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Interview: After Busan Biennale, Yale Art Historian Urges Art World to Think Local

Source: Asia Society (blog), 2-7-13

Asia Blog recently interviewed the art historian and critic David Joselit, Carnegie Professor of the History of Art at Yale University, to ask him about his recent trip to Busan, Korea to cover the 2012 Busan Biennale….READ MORE

Art Buzz February 1, 2013: Metropolitan Museum of Art: ‘Buddhism Along the Silk Road’: ‘5th-8th Century’

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‘Buddhism Along the Silk Road’: ‘5th-8th Century’

Source: NYT, 2-1-13

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A bust from “Buddhism Along the Silk Road,” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

“Buddhism Along the Silk Road: 5th-8th Century,” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, tells a story of the transmission and transfer of art….READ MORE