The Relationship Between Art Censorship and Dictatorship

The Relationship Between Art Censorship and Dictatorship

When most people think of a dictator, they picture a violent leader who physically enslaves his citizens. But the modern-day tyrant is much more dangerous due to his subtle approach to totalitarianism. Rather than commit overt acts of oppression, he’s much more likely...
UK Sends Prized Art to China

UK Sends Prized Art to China

The United Kingdom and Chancellor George Osborne have pledged 7 million pounds as part of a drive to showcase British culture in China. Prized artworks from Shakespeare to David Hockney will travel to the country to promote cultural ties. An additional 3 million...
Mao Paintings Banned From China Warhol Exhibition

Mao Paintings Banned From China Warhol Exhibition

Shanghai wants to one day be considered a world art capital. Just last fall, the government funded several modern and contemporary art museums. But the city will have a hard time being considered a cultural capital if it continues censoring material the government...
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