Art

Italy confirms long-lost Klimt painting hidden in wall is authentic

Italy confirms long-lost Klimt painting hidden in wall is authentic

Published 18/01/2020

ROME (Reuters) - Authorities in the Italian town of Piacenza on Friday confirmed a painting found hidden in a wall of the local art gallery [more…]

Pan-African exhibition seeks to herald continent’s art scene

Pan-African exhibition seeks to herald continent’s art scene

Published 17/01/2020

DAKAR (Reuters) - Five towering wooden figures dwarf visitors to the “Lend Me Your Dream” exhibition at Dakar’s Museum of Black Civilisations. The sculptures of [more…]

Banker fined $58 million for smuggling Picasso painting out of Spain

Banker fined $58 million for smuggling Picasso painting out of Spain

Published 16/01/2020

MADRID (Reuters) - An 83-year-old former Spanish bank chairman was fined 52 million euros ($58 million) on Thursday after being convicted of smuggling a Pablo [more…]

Engaging with the arts may help you live longer

Engaging with the arts may help you live longer

Published 10/01/2020

(Reuters Health) - Older people who frequent art galleries and museums, attend the theater and concerts may live longer than those who don’t, a study [more…]

Man charged after ‘Picasso painting’ attacked in London gallery

Man charged after ‘Picasso painting’ attacked in London gallery

Published 31/12/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - British police have charged a man with criminal damage after a painting, reported by the BBC to have been by Spanish master [more…]

Paris Opera ballerinas, who retire at 42, kick up a fuss over Macron pension plans

Paris Opera ballerinas, who retire at 42, kick up a fuss over Macron pension plans

Published 24/12/2019

PARIS (Reuters) - Ballerinas in white tutus danced scenes from Swan Lake on the forecourt of the Paris Opera on Tuesday to protest against President [more…]

India’s protesters cheered on by actors, artists and singers

India’s protesters cheered on by actors, artists and singers

Published 20/12/2019

GUWAHATI, India (Reuters) - With a voice known to millions of Indian movie goers, Zubeen Garg crooned one of his old songs with patriotic fervor, [more…]

Artist at center of Italian anti-racism row defends ape pictures

Artist at center of Italian anti-racism row defends ape pictures

Published 17/12/2019

MILAN (Reuters) - Artist Simone Fugazzotto defended on Tuesday a widely criticized anti-racism campaign launched by Italy’s Serie A soccer league which features his paintings [more…]

Singapore artist channels ‘creepy-cute’ with baby heads in sushi rolls

Singapore artist channels ‘creepy-cute’ with baby heads in sushi rolls

Published 17/12/2019

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - At first glance the works of Singaporean artist Qixuan Lim have a familiar, edible appearance. But upon a closer look at the [more…]

Vatican’s ‘vampire’ prints of rarely seen 20th century art on show

Vatican’s ‘vampire’ prints of rarely seen 20th century art on show

Published 16/12/2019

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - They could be called the Vatican’s vampire prints - works by masters such as Henri Matisse, Edvard Munch and Salvador Dali [more…]