Arts

Tiny bulletproof vests centerpiece of New York art exhibit on…

Tiny bulletproof vests centerpiece of New York art exhibit on…

Published 17/06/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Rows of tiny bullet-proof vests hang on clothing racks and “safety defense” lunchboxes adorn the walls. It looks like an apparel [more…]

Cairo’s ‘mother of Egyptian museums’ set for revamp

Cairo’s ‘mother of Egyptian museums’ set for revamp

Published 16/06/2019

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt on Sunday launched a revamp of the Egyptian Museum, promising to preserve and enhance the storied site even as it loses [more…]

Picasso, Leger paintings seen fetching millions at London auction

Picasso, Leger paintings seen fetching millions at London auction

Published 14/06/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Abstract paintings depicting the female form by Pablo Picasso and Fernand Leger are expected to fetch tens of millions of dollars at [more…]

Lost voice of Mexican icon Frida Kahlo surfaces

Lost voice of Mexican icon Frida Kahlo surfaces

Published 13/06/2019

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Few Mexican icons have enjoyed greater recognition than the painter, Frida Kahlo. Only her voice seemed doomed to oblivion. Until Wednesday, [more…]

Leonardo da Vinci drawings go on display at Buckingham Palace

Leonardo da Vinci drawings go on display at Buckingham Palace

Published 24/05/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Leonardo da Vinci’s thumbprint and preparatory sketches for some of his most famous works are going on display to the public at [more…]

Leonard Cohen’s ‘So Long, Marianne’ love letters up for auction

Leonard Cohen’s ‘So Long, Marianne’ love letters up for auction

Published 22/05/2019

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A collection of love letters written by Canadian musician Leonard Cohen to the woman who inspired his song, “So Long, Marianne” [more…]

Balloon ‘Tank Man’ in Taiwan marks 30 years since Tiananmen crackdown

Balloon ‘Tank Man’ in Taiwan marks 30 years since Tiananmen crackdown

Published 21/05/2019

TAIPEI (Reuters) - A Taiwanese artist has created giant inflatables of a tank and “tank man” - the lone protester who stood in front of [more…]

Jeff Koons ‘Rabbit’ sculpture sets $91.1 million record for a…

Jeff Koons ‘Rabbit’ sculpture sets $91.1 million record for a…

Published 16/05/2019

(Reuters) - A 1986 “Rabbit” sculpture by American pop artist Jeff Koons sold for $91.1 million in New York on Wednesday, a record price for [more…]

Monet ‘Haystacks’ painting sells for record $110.7 million at auction

Monet ‘Haystacks’ painting sells for record $110.7 million at auction

Published 15/05/2019

(Reuters) - One of the few paintings in Claude Monet’s celebrated “Haystacks” series that still remains in private hands sold at auction on Tuesday for [more…]

Argentine graphic novel draws ‘Dirty War’ for new generation

Argentine graphic novel draws ‘Dirty War’ for new generation

Published 06/05/2019

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - An Argentine creative duo is looking to keep alive memories of the horrors faced by people during the country’s so-called “Dirty [more…]