Arts

Banksy’s subversive art draws tourists and locals in Paris

Banksy’s subversive art draws tourists and locals in Paris

Published 09/07/2018

PARIS (Reuters) - British graffiti artist Banksy, known for his politically charged sketches on walls from London to New York to Gaza City, has descended [more…]

Hundreds of shivering Australians get nude for U.S. photographer…

Hundreds of shivering Australians get nude for U.S. photographer…

Published 09/07/2018

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Around 500 Australians shivered in the nude for American photographer Spencer Tunick on Monday, braving the winter chill on a Melbourne supermarket [more…]

Albanian actors protest as parliament backs National Theatre…

Albanian actors protest as parliament backs National Theatre…

Published 05/07/2018

TIRANA (Reuters) - Albanian actors and activists rallied on Thursday to demand the government halt a project to demolish the National Theatre in Tirana, but [more…]

Neymar joins Messi and Ronaldo in Kazan mural club

Neymar joins Messi and Ronaldo in Kazan mural club

Published 05/07/2018

KAZAN, Russia (Reuters) - It has been a busy World Cup for Kazan’s mural artists and in the early hours of Thursday morning they were [more…]

Need a World Cup mural? Russian paints giant portrait of his wife…

Need a World Cup mural? Russian paints giant portrait of his wife…

Published 03/07/2018

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The head of a Russian advertising agency tasked with decorating Moscow facades ahead of the soccer World Cup used the opportunity to [more…]

Swiss museum, Cezanne heirs reach deal over painting in Nazi-era trove

Swiss museum, Cezanne heirs reach deal over painting in Nazi-era trove

Published 03/07/2018

ZURICH (Reuters) - A Swiss museum will retain ownership of a Paul Cezanne painting in a Nazi-era collection after agreeing to exhibit the work regularly [more…]

Slimmed-down ‘fatberg’ goes on display in London museum

Slimmed-down ‘fatberg’ goes on display in London museum

Published 09/02/2018

Pieces of a 130-tonne "fatberg", a ball of fat and waste that was discovered in a London sewer in late 2017, have gone on display at a museum in the city. [more…]

‘Rarest white diamond ever’ to be sold in London

‘Rarest white diamond ever’ to be sold in London

Published 08/02/2018

An assistant holds a 102.34 carat white diamond at Sotheby's auction house in London, Britain February 8, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKayLONDON (Reuters) - A flawless diamond, [more…]

Israeli archaeologists unearth 1,800-year-old mosaic

Israeli archaeologists unearth 1,800-year-old mosaic

Published 08/02/2018

A decoration of a figure is seen on a mosaic floor which archaeologists say is 1,800 years old and was unearthed during an Israel Antiquities [more…]

Lagos art lovers get chance to bid for long-lost masterpiece found in

Lagos art lovers get chance to bid for long-lost masterpiece found in

Published 08/02/2018

A worker at Bonhams auctioneers poses next to Tutu," by Nigeria's best-known modern artist Ben Enwonwu, ahead of its sale, in London, Britain February 7, [more…]