January 25 is the start of the Lunar New Year, celebrated worldwide. 2020 is the Year of the Rat, which the U.S. is honoring with a new postage stamp.
Japanese master artist Hokusai was a "man mad about painting." And a new exhibition at the Freer Gallery shows how brilliant an obsession it was.
Director Quentin Tarantino has refused to yield to the Chinese government's demands that he make edits to his latest movie before it can be shown in China.
The Chinese government censors everything the government disagrees with. It even coerces foreign movie studios to edit and change their films.
Take a look at life in Iran through the artistic expression of Iranian female photographers in a popular exhibit at an art gallery in Washington.
Joy Harjo, a Native American poet, playwright and musician, has been named the new U.S. poet laureate by the Library of Congress.
Beijing's Palace Museum has lent the Smithsonian paintings, embroidered gowns and other items dating from China's Qing Dynasty for an exhibit on empresses.
Cuban artists are boycotting the 2019 Havana Biennial. Their alternative show protests Decree 349, a law that makes independent artistic expression a crime.
Americans’ interest in what’s happening in the rest of the world is reflected in their growing appetite for foreign literature.