Showing posts from March, 2015

Defying critics, Arkansas legislators pass own religious freedom bill

"Fix this now!" says The Indianapolis Star newspaper to Indiana's legislators

American extremists eroding freedom in the name of freedom

Your next Sunday dinner, face off with Kehinde Wiley

Large, rare statue portraying the death of Buddha unearthed at ancient Bahmala stupa site


All the places you'll go? Only Springfield, Illinois has a Dr. Suess museum

Religious bronze statue to travel from Italy to San Juan basilica

Indiana governor signs 'religious freedom' bill in private ceremony

Artifact destruction by ISIL is act of ‘heritage terror’

Carmaker Hyundai expected to announce 'unprecedented' museum sponsorship deal in LA

Indiana religious freedom act: Does it protect faithful or legalize prejudice?

Stained glass artist Judith Schaechter pushes the boundaries of the Garden of Eden

Priceless stolen Buddha statue with mummified monk inside turns up in museum show

The Zen of Painting: Buddhist artist to visit, teach in Reno

Reclaiming the human figure – art exhibit uses body, form to evangelize

Digitizing religious art is important, but there's no impact like being there

The sacred space behind Sam Shahid’s closed doors

Book Review: ‘God’s Bankers,’ by Gerald Posner

Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art Awards Grant to Asia Society NY for Performing Arts Project

At the home of the Protestant Reformation, anti-Semetic European art graces the church facade


Renaissance masterpieces by Donatello now at NYC's Museum of Biblical Art

The subversive beauty of ArtPrize winner Anila Quayuum Agha

Collectors can take part in Sothebys auction streamed online on eBay

Laughing at ISIL: Refugees use video instead of bullets to fight extremism

$10M expansion of Indy Hindu temple to open in June

First survey of photographs by provocative contemporary artist Piotr Uklański

Centuries old works now surrounded with gold

Kehinde Wiley's religious art is even in the FOX hit show 'Empire'

Jeb Bush, 20 years after conversion, still finds serenity in his Catholic faith

‘Lincoln and the Jews’ at New-York Historical Society explores bonds with a nation’s growing minority

Saints alive (and almost dead): the power of Counter-Reformation paintings

Book review: "Mark Rothko: Towards The Light In The Chapel" by Annie Cohen-Solal

What the racist, homophobic Kehinde Wiley backlash is really about?

California art exhibit puts new spin on religious objects

Indian Buddhist Art in Japan from Indian Museum, Kolkata

Presbyterians give final approval to same-sex marriage in America

Sacred poems in a golden box by Carol P. Kunstadt

Meet the muses behind Kehinde Wiley's captivating religious portraits

HH Dorje Chang III is just one of the headlines in this week's explosion of interest in Buddhism

Jameel Prize to feature Islamically themed works

A crash course in nirvana ‘Buddhist Art of Myanmar’ at the Asia Society Museum

Religious freedom (aka oppression) grows in Burma too, as three are arrested

Buddhist Artist Hu Junjun opens up about art and the ego

Indiana House panel OKs religious freedom bill

What to make of the Village Voice’s offensive Kehinde Wiley review?

Art Review: ‘Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic’ at the Brooklyn Museum

Nam June Paik's "Golden Buddha" may be the mascot for Art Basel Hong Kong

Is the "Utah Compromise" a sign of peace in the gay rights vs. religious freedom wars?


Movie Night: In ‘Cinderella,’ Disney polishes its glass slippers into boxoffice gold

Buddhist, Tibetan Art & Qing Dynasty splendors dominate Gianguan auctions Asia Week sale

Meet the newest comic book hero fighting the Taliban. He's a Sikh secret agent

Art foundation reports that art market sales are on the rise

Asia Week in NYC celebrates an array of art as vast as a continent

Hoosier postmodern architect Michael Graves dies at 80

Vatican receives ransom demand for stolen Michelangelo letters