On July 22, Ai Weiwei was returned his passport from Chinese authorities, after they had confiscated it from him four years ago.
As of August 3, 2015, Duncan Pescod will assume duty as the new Chief Executive Offier of the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (WKCDA) of Hong Kong.
Indian intallation artist Sudarshan Shetty was unanimously selected by the Kochi Biennale Foundation’s Artistic Advisory Committee as curator and artistic director of the third Kochi-Muziris Biennale.
Newcastle artist Nigel Milsom was announced earlier this morning, on July 17, as the winner of the prestigious Archibald Prize 2015 at the Art Gallery of New South Wales (AGNSW).
On June 12, Indian sculptor Nek Chand passed away at the age of 90 after suffering a cardiac arrest.