Arts

Benin photographer captures voodoo via the lens

Benin photographer captures voodoo via the lens

Published 11/01/2018

COTONOU, BENIN (Reuters) - Hundreds of Beninois marked National Voodoo Day, celebrating the once-banned religion on Wednesday with a series of ceremonies across the country. [more…]

Metropolitan Museum to charge fixed admission fee for non-New Yorkers

Metropolitan Museum to charge fixed admission fee for non-New Yorkers

Published 04/01/2018

A family visits the Ancient Egypt section of the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Mother's Day in New York City, U.S., May 14, 2017. REUTERS/Joe [more…]

Rio ballerinas struggle amid Brazil’s financial crisis

Rio ballerinas struggle amid Brazil’s financial crisis

Published 23/12/2017

Ballet dancers of Municipal Theatre attend a ballet class in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, November 14, 2017. REUTERS/Ricardo MoraesRIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Rio de [more…]

France pulls Marquis de Sade erotic novel from auction

France pulls Marquis de Sade erotic novel from auction

Published 20/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: An employee displays the Marquis de Sade's original rolled manuscript called Le Rouleau de la Bastille of "Les 120 jours de Sodome ou [more…]

Tolkien Christmas letters to his children to go on show

Tolkien Christmas letters to his children to go on show

Published 20/12/2017

LONDON (Reuters) - A previously unseen series of illustrated Christmas letters written by the author J.R.R Tolkien to his children, featuring Santa Claus and his [more…]

A cross to bare: tattoos and tradition in Jerusalem

A cross to bare: tattoos and tradition in Jerusalem

Published 20/12/2017

Tattoo artist, Wassim Razzouk, who is continuing his family's tradition of inking Christian pilgrims with ancient tattoos, completes a tattoo on a customers arm at [more…]

Marquis de Sade erotic novel, or some quantum theory? You choose

Marquis de Sade erotic novel, or some quantum theory? You choose

Published 12/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: Rare documents of the pasenger liner "Titanic" about its shipwreck are displayed at the Hotel Drouot auction house in Paris, France, November 23, [more…]

Ancient Roman Pantheon to start charging entry fee in 2018

Ancient Roman Pantheon to start charging entry fee in 2018

Published 11/12/2017

Tourists visit the ancient Pantheon in downtown Rome, Italy December 11, 2017. REUTERTS/Tony GentileROME (Reuters) - Visitors to Rome’s Pantheon, one of the ancient world’s [more…]

Princes William and Harry announce sculptor for new Diana statue

Princes William and Harry announce sculptor for new Diana statue

Published 11/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: Britain's Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry visit the White Garden in Kensington Palace in London, Britain August 30, 2017. REUTERS/Kirsty [more…]

Palace releases new portrait of Britain’s Prince Philip

Palace releases new portrait of Britain’s Prince Philip

Published 11/12/2017

A painting by Australian born artist Ralph Heimans of Britain's Duke of Edinburgh, London, Britain, December 10, 2017. Ralph Heimans/Buckingham Palace handout via REUTERSLONDON (Reuters) [more…]