Arts

London theater says 20 men made allegations against Kevin Spacey

London theater says 20 men made allegations against Kevin Spacey

Published 16/11/2017

The Old Vic Theatre is seen in London, Britain November 16, 2017. REUTERS/Mary TurnerLONDON (Reuters) - The Old Vic theater in London said on Thursday [more…]

‘Raj Pink’ diamond, top gems, fail to sell at Sotheby’s sale

‘Raj Pink’ diamond, top gems, fail to sell at Sotheby’s sale

Published 16/11/2017

FILE PHOTO: A model poses with a 37.30 carat "The Raj Pink", the world's largest known fancy intense pink diamond, during a Sotheby's preview in [more…]

Da Vinci portrait of Christ sells for record $450.3 million in New York

Da Vinci portrait of Christ sells for record $450.3 million in New York

Published 16/11/2017

FILE PHOTO: Members of Christie's staff pose for pictures next to Leonardo da Vinci's "Salvator Mundi" painting which will be auctioned by Christie's in New [more…]

Golden leaf cut from Napoleon’s crown goes under hammer in France

Golden leaf cut from Napoleon’s crown goes under hammer in France

Published 15/11/2017

An auctioneer displays a gold laurel leaf from French Emperor Napoleon's imperial crown at the office of the Osenat auction house in Paris, France, November [more…]

Last piece of missing Magritte painting found in Brussels

Last piece of missing Magritte painting found in Brussels

Published 15/11/2017

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The missing last piece of a painting by Belgian surrealist Rene Magritte was found underneath another of the artist’s works at a [more…]

Australia `brings a smile` with Ferry McFerryface, but not everyone gets the joke

Australia `brings a smile` with Ferry McFerryface, but not everyone gets the joke

Published 14/11/2017

In the grand tradition of Britain's Boaty McBoatface, Australian authorities are christening one of the ferries crossing Sydney's world famous harbour Ferry McFerryface, but some union workers aren't amused. [more…]

Australia ‘brings a smile’ with Ferry McFerryface, but not everyone gets the joke

Australia ‘brings a smile’ with Ferry McFerryface, but not everyone gets the joke

Published 14/11/2017

SYDNEY (Reuters) - In the grand tradition of Britain’s Boaty McBoatface, Australian authorities are christening one of the ferries crossing Sydney’s world famous harbour Ferry [more…]

Exhibit at Berlin`s Brandenburg Gate evokes Syrian war

Exhibit at Berlin`s Brandenburg Gate evokes Syrian war

Published 10/11/2017

Three upended buses, a reminder of a barricade erected in Aleppo in 2015 at the height of the Syrian civil war, appeared in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin on Friday as part of an installation by Syrian-German artist Manaf Halbouni. [more…]

Exhibit at Berlin’s Brandenburg Gate evokes Syrian war

Exhibit at Berlin’s Brandenburg Gate evokes Syrian war

Published 10/11/2017

An installation "Monument" by German-Syrian artist Manaf Halbouni stands in front the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany, November 10, 2017. The installation, previously displayed in [more…]

‘That’s art?’ Baby turns heads in Manhattan auction house window

‘That’s art?’ Baby turns heads in Manhattan auction house window

Published 10/11/2017

Artist Duane Hanson's sculpture titled "Baby in a Carriage, 1983," valued at about $80,000 to $120,000, is seen in the Park Avenue window of Heritage [more…]