Japan's Anime Industry Being Killed By Outsourcing
Japanese artists are seeing their Anime jobs leave the country as companies send Anime work to South Korea and China, where labor costs are much lower.

Gallery Owner Assaulted Over Controversial Painting
A female gallery owner was punched in the face by an anonymous attacker for showing a political painting by artist Guy Colwell in San Francisco.

Artwork Censored in Northern Ireland
Six eight foot charcoal drawings were removed from the show - the artist said it was because, "I was told there was a...group of politicians, or religious figures..."

Was Masterpiece Destroyed When Owner Died?
Van Gogh’s Portrait de Dr Gachet sold for $80 million in 1990 - was it destroyed when the owner died six years later?

Artist Turns Eye From Whimsy to War
Celebrated Latin American artist Fernando Botero has turned his attention to the brutal 40 year long drug wars in Columbia.

Secret Service Investigates Teen's Art Project Depicting Bush As Devil
A 15 year old has been questioned by the secret service and disciplined by his school after his art teacher turned him in to police for drawing George W. Bush as a devil.

Zero Tolerance For Painters
Does a ubiquitous New York street artist deserve a year in prison because of a fish mural?

Where Are the Outsized Art Personalities of Yesteryear?
When the myth goes, so does the raison d'etre, and ultimately creativity itself dies in a thousand pretty patterns.

Christian "Crusaders" Try To Censor Georgia School's Reading List
Among the books the Crusaders for Christ want banned are "Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck, "The Martian Chronicles" by Ray Bradbury and "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee.

Controversial Filmmaker John Waters Adds Photography to Repertoire
Always eager to raise the issues that polite society works so hard to suppress-such as race, religion, sex, and class-Waters aims to liberate us from the binds of social norms and restrictions.

Artwork Celebrating Women's Bodies Censored at Minnesota College
A young woman only wearing underwear, tape over her breasts and a veil hiding her face, protested in front of the recently censored artwork in an act of civil disobedience...

Iraqi Artists To Show Off Skills In Upcoming Show
The event is the first ever exhibition of Iraqi contemporary artists being presented by Shabeb Gallery in association with the Iraqi Embassy.

State Government Denies Permits For Play Targetting “Cultural Fascism" In India
The state government had denied it the necessary clearances, including the censor certificate...

American Politicians Go On An Election Year Pro-Censorship Rampage
The only consistent thread running through the current crackdown is how wildly inconsistent it all seems.

Los Angeles Activists Try To Use Superbowl Boob To Censor Airport Artwork
"This is worse than the Janet Jackson incident," referring to the Super Bowl halftime show in which Justin Timberlake ripped off part of Jackson's costume, revealing a breast. "It's sick."