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Sao Paulo mayor declares war on wall writers

Sao Paulo mayor declares war on wall writers

Published 26/04/2017

A municipal worker removes the writing 'doria' in reference to Sao Paulo's mayor Joao Doria, tagged by a Brazilian artist, known as Iaco, on Avenida 23 de Maio in Sao Paulo, Brazil, March 23, 2017. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

It took Brazilian artist Iaco one minute to whip out a can of spray paint and write "doria" seven times across a gray wall in Sao Paulo.

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Madrid show highlights Picasso`s Guernica as abiding symbol of war

Madrid show highlights Picasso`s Guernica as abiding symbol of war

Published 25/04/2017

(L-R) George Steer, son of journalist George Steer, historians Paul Preston, Angel Vinas and Xabier Irujo and author Nicholas Rankin talk on the eve of the 80th anniversary of the aerial bombing of the town by Germany's Condor Legion during the Spanish Civil War, on a hill overlooking the Basque town of Guernica, Spain April 25, 2017. REUTERS/Vincent West

Eighty years after the bloody air raid on the Spanish town of Guernica that drove Pablo Picasso to paint a masterpiece, a new exhibition in Madrid highlights the enduring relevance of his depiction.

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Treasures from Paris`s Louvre museum go on display in Hong Kong

Treasures from Paris`s Louvre museum go on display in Hong Kong

Published 25/04/2017

Tourists stand in front of the Louvre Pyramid designed by Chinese-born U.S. Architect Ieoh Ming Pei in Paris, France, September 13, 2016. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

A selection of artwork from Paris' world-renowned Louvre museum goes on display in Hong Kong on Wednesday, offering Chinese patrons a rare opportunity to view some of the institution's cultural treasures on their doorstep.

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Lively, Chastain, Chelsea Clinton honored for philanthropic work

Lively, Chastain, Chelsea Clinton honored for philanthropic work

Published 21/04/2017

Chelsea Clinton arrives for Variety's Power of Women luncheon in New York City, U.S., April 21, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Hollywood actresses Blake Lively and Jessica Chastain were among the six women honored on Friday for their philanthropic efforts with organizations helping women and children.

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Havana walls brought to life with murals of wide-eyed children

Havana walls brought to life with murals of wide-eyed children

Published 21/04/2017

Cuban artist Maisel Lopez paints the wall of a state art gallery in Havana, April 18, 2017. REUTERS/Stringer

The gigantic black and white portraits of children started appearing on walls around a suburban neighborhood of Havana two years ago, the work of Cuban artist Maisel Lopez.

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Cockfighting in Cuba: clandestine venues, state arenas

Cockfighting in Cuba: clandestine venues, state arenas

Published 20/04/2017

Cockfighting enthusiasts watch a fight at a cockfighting arena in Moron, central region of Ciego de Avila province, Cuba, February 16, 2017. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini


Cuban farmer Pascual Ferrel says his favorite fighting cock's prowess was "off the charts," so after it died of illness he had the black and red rooster preserved and displays it on his mantelpiece beside a television.

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Runners brave cold and snow for North Pole marathon

Runners brave cold and snow for North Pole marathon

Published 11/04/2017

Wrapped warmly against the cold, a group of runners set off for the barren white landscape for one very cool race - the North Pole Marathon.

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Doggy ice cream has tails wagging in Mexico City

Doggy ice cream has tails wagging in Mexico City

Published 10/04/2017

A dog looks at an ice cream at an ice-cream shop where ice cream is designed especially for canines in Mexico City, Mexico April 9, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

Dogs with a sweet tooth can finally satisfy their ice cream cravings - at the Don Paletto parlor in Mexico City.

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Edward Enninful named first male editor of British Vogue

Edward Enninful named first male editor of British Vogue

Published 10/04/2017

FILE PHOTO: Model Naomi Campbell (R) poses for a photograph with fashion stylist Edward Enninful, after Enninful received his Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) at Buckingham Palace, in London, Britain October 27, 2016. REUTERS/Philip Toscano/Pool/File Photo

Fashion magazine British Vogue said on Monday it has appointed Edward Enninful as its new editor-in-chief, making him the first male editor in the publication's 100-year history.

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In a first, German art exhibition documenta opens in Athens

In a first, German art exhibition documenta opens in Athens

Published 06/04/2017

Adam Szymczyk, director of the 'Documenta 14' art exhibition, speaks during a news conference at the Athens Concert Hall in Athens, Greece, April 6, 2017. REUTERS/Michalis Karagiannis

Documenta, one of Europe's most important modern art exhibitions, opens in Athens on Saturday, the first time in its history it is being held outside the German city of Kassel.

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