Yoko Ono’s 'Wish Tree,' (1996/2010) recently shown at New York’s Museum of Modern Art, is an example of participatory art. Her instructions encourage people to write wishes and hang them on a tree. Courtesy of Scott Rudd/MoMA
‘The Green Canvas: The Artist as an Environmental Activist,’ curated by Ramona Austin, displays posters by Korean Hoseob Yoon, an internationally recognized artist-activist. Patrons were encouraged to take and recycle cards from an installation piece elsewhere in the exhibit. Courtesy of Jiwon Lee/Old Dominion University
In ‘The Green Canvas: The Artist as an Environmental Activist,’ curated by Ramona Austin, patrons were encouraged to take cards and calendars from an installation piece in the exhibit. Courtesy of Jiwon Lee/Old Dominion University
An installation from 'The Green Canvas: The Artist as an Environmental Activist.’ As curator of the Baron and Ellin Gordon Art Galleries at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Va. Ramona Austin suggests 'If we open the public to the nature of the creative process and allow them opportunities to experience it, a great humanistic service will have been done.' Courtesy of Jiwon Lee/Old Dominion University
'Never Been to Tehran' is an exhibit co-organized by Andrea Grover and Jon Rubin. They invited worldwide participants –who have never been to Tehran – to take photographs (from their home base) of what they imagine Tehran to look like by searching through their daily lives for clues to a foreign place. This image was taken by Rumana Husain, Karachi, Pakistan. Courtesy of Andrea Grover
Collage of 4 photos from the exhibit 'Never Been to Tehran.' (top l. to r.) Jon Rubin, Pittsburgh, PA; Dean Baldwin, Toronto, Canada; (bottom l. to r.) Otto Von Busch, Malmo Sweden & Istanbul, Turkey; Heidi Hove Pedersen, Copenhagen, Denmark. Courtesy of Andrea Grover
Three students at David Black’s workshop at Art Students League in New York created a painting using the Tunisian collaborative painting method. Carol Strickland
A British man who tweeted threats to a member of Parliament over her support for putting Jane Austen on the 10-pound banknote will serve 18 weeks in jail. The judge said his 'campaign of hatred' caused the MP to feel deeply threatened.
ByMichael Holtz, Staff writer
While Jane Austen has become the new face of Britain's £10 note, a British man who tweeted threats to express his outrage over that choice has become a poster child for the seriousness with which the courts are confronting such speech.