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Leah McLaren: Dumping hip-hop artist Action Bronson from NXNE isn’t censorship, it’s social progress

The bearded hip-hop artist Action Bronson has officially been bumped as a headlining act at the NXNE festival in Toronto later this month. This came about because one lone Toronto music fan named Erica Shiner was offended by his song <i>Consensual Rape</i>, a paean to sexual assault and the degradation of …

Myuran Sukumaran’s death-row paintings cry out against a monstrous inhumanity

The prison paintings signed by Sukumaran and fellow inmates facing death by firing squad in Indonesia, show the moral evil of the death penalty<p>Art can howl from the abyss and give a face to the judicially murdered. Remember me, say Myuran Sukumaran’s paintings done while the 34-year-old has been on …

Death Row

'The Little Prince' trailer looks better than anything Pixar has made in years

We just got the trailer for the star-studded animated feature "The Little Prince," based on the 1943 novel by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. The movie combines computer-generated animation with traditional stop-motion animation techniques. Judging by the trailer, the movie promises to be a strong …

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Malaysian cartoonist defiant 'to the last drop of my ink'

Kuala Lumpur (AFP) - Malaysian political cartoonist Zunar faces a possible 43 years in prison for sedition, but the defiant artist says that looming …

Sketches in the sky: Artist uses the heavens as a canvas for his intriguing drawings

An artist with a penchant for snapping urban architecture has come up with an innovative new way of making the most of his photography.<p>French …

Drawing

Chinese activist more determined after lockup

BEIJING (AP) — The most prominent of five recently released Chinese women's rights activists feels her dedication to the cause has grown stronger …

China

Myuran Sukumaran’s Haunting Artwork Has Gone On Display

Bali 9 mule’s art reveals his time on death row.<p>"Myu will be 34 on Friday and it's just too sad to think that could be his last birthday," said Karunatilake in an Amnesty International press release. "It's clear painting has been a vital comfort for him on death row."<p>"The death penalty is never the …

Marco Grassi Paints Hyper-Real Portraits Of Women With A Twist

The works of artist Marco Grassi are so realistic, they appear to be photographs of women. However, his work is not your traditional portraits. If …

Art

22-Year-Old Animator Crafted an Unbelievable Homage to Miyazaki

If 'Princess Mononoke' and 'Spirited Away' had a baby with 'Nausicaä,' it might look like Gwenn Germain's 'Girls and Guys from Summits and Skies.'<p>A treehouse city, gelatinous nightmare creatures, and a windswept young protagonist sound like staple ingredients in a Hayao Miyazaki film, but …