Culture

Mandela’s life and legacy celebrated in London exhibition

Mandela’s life and legacy celebrated in London exhibition

Published 08/02/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - For a man who spent nearly three decades in prison, the passage of time was no doubt important to Nelson Mandela. So [more…]

Bosnia’s sole female coppersmith keeps flame burning for dwindling art

Bosnia’s sole female coppersmith keeps flame burning for dwindling art

Published 05/02/2019

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - Nermina Alic learned her trade as a coppersmith from her watching father as a child. Now she is hoping her skills - [more…]

War photographer McCullin’s retrospective shows ‘appalling things’…

War photographer McCullin’s retrospective shows ‘appalling things’…

Published 05/02/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - From the battles of the Vietnam War to starving African villages and the destitute streets of London, photographer Don McCullin has documented [more…]

Tracey Emin delivers an ’emotional timebomb’ in London exhibition

Tracey Emin delivers an ’emotional timebomb’ in London exhibition

Published 05/02/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - British artist Tracey Emin is unleashing an “emotional timebomb” at her latest exhibition, homing in on what is important to her as [more…]

Self-shredding Banksy painting goes on display in Germany

Self-shredding Banksy painting goes on display in Germany

Published 05/02/2019

BADEN-BADEN, Germany (Reuters) - “Love is in the Bin”, the work by graffiti artist Banksy that shredded itself live after it was sold at auction [more…]

In Mosul exhibition, Iraqi artists process brutal rule of Islamic…

In Mosul exhibition, Iraqi artists process brutal rule of Islamic…

Published 03/02/2019

MOSUL, Iraq(Reuters) - A raven perched on the shoulder of a woman with flaming hair is Iraqi artist Marwan Fathi’s symbol for the terrible events [more…]

Dior gowns that made headlines star in London exhibition

Dior gowns that made headlines star in London exhibition

Published 31/01/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - From Princess Margaret’s 21st birthday gown to Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence’s red carpet dress, Christian Dior outfits that have made headlines go [more…]

Prince William, Kate laud Dundee for its team approach to challenges

Prince William, Kate laud Dundee for its team approach to challenges

Published 29/01/2019

DUNDEE, Scotland (Reuters) - Britain’s Prince William and his wife Kate visited a gleaming new design museum on Tuesday as well as a factory facing [more…]

At Baghdad workshop, the search for Iraq’s looted artifacts gets…

At Baghdad workshop, the search for Iraq’s looted artifacts gets…

Published 28/01/2019

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Before Islamic State militants were dislodged from Iraq in 2017, they stole thousands of ancient artifacts. Most are still missing, and an [more…]

Events across Germany mark a century of Bauhaus architecture and…

Events across Germany mark a century of Bauhaus architecture and…

Published 25/01/2019

BERLIN (Reuters) - Hundreds of events across Germany this year will celebrate the 100th birthday of the Bauhaus movement, whose “form follows function” aesthetic spread [more…]