Kagoshima artist paints squid and eats them, too

National Jan 12, 2016

Kagoshima artist paints squid and eats them, too

by Saki Tokunaga

Yuka Miyauchi is a painter, but she's not interested in landscapes. Her art is all about squid. She uses squid ink in her work, she exhibits regularly and evangelizes about the animals' beauty. And she adores them served up on a plate. Miyauchi, a 30-year-old native ...

Entertainment News Sep 11, 2015

Art heist in LA replaces Warhol prints with fakes

Nine original Andy Warhol prints were quietly stolen from a Los Angeles movie business and replaced with fakes in an art heist that went undetected for years, police and court documents showed on Thursday. The silk-screen prints worth an estimated $350,000 are from the artist's ...

British street artist Banksy takes aim at Gaza's privations

World Feb 27, 2015

British street artist Banksy takes aim at Gaza's privations

The eminent but anonymous British street artist known as Banksy has posted a minidocumentary on his website, banksy.co.uk, showing squalid conditions in the Gaza Strip six months after the end of the war between the enclave's Islamist Hamas rulers and Israel. Israel was criticized over ...

What a hoot: Disabled artists show off owl prints in NYC

National Nov 6, 2013

What a hoot: Disabled artists show off owl prints in NYC

An exhibition showcasing owl-themed paintings by artists with disabilities from countries including Japan, Nepal, South Korea and Italy is taking place at a New York gallery. The show, titled "Fukuro: Owls of Hayashibara, Japan" at Cavin-Morris Gallery, is themed after the owl because the bird ...