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Ministry of Culture

Alexis Rockman: Rubicon -- The Point of No Return

Kisa Lala | Posted 04.14.2014 | Arts
Kisa Lala

Alexis Rockman's panoramic paintings explore the seamless interdependencies of aquatic, avian and subterranean life. Their omniscient world-views reveal our own terrestrial spectrum to be only a narrow slice.

Making Celestial Waves: Artist Mariko Mori

Kisa Lala | Posted 04.05.2013 | Arts
Kisa Lala

The art world often sidelines humanist works for their accessibility and for their campaigns of universal mantras, but Mori has a history of meshing modern technology with ancient practices in a way that engenders contemplation for our place in the natural world.

VOTE: Is Spain's Move To Protect Bullfighting Wrong?

The Huffington Post | Travis Korte | Posted 10.01.2011 | Arts

Bullfighting in Spain, so fundamental to the country's identity but so vehemently opposed by many of its citizens, won a victory this week with a recl...

Needed: A Federal Arts Policy

Michael Kaiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Kaiser

Most people do not know that no fewer than nine government agencies provide support to arts in this nation.

China Bans Lip-Synching in Response to Olympics Pseudo-Scandal

John Wagner Givens | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John Wagner Givens

The Chinese state has staked its legitimacy on providing economic growth, stability and an ever increasing stature for China on the world stage. The 2008 Olympics had to be flawless.

Dear President-Elect Obama, Could We Please Have a Ministry of Culture like Every Other Country in the World?

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Vivian Norris

We need to invest in multi-dimensional human beings. We need to show that the country cares about culture.