Art

France returns stolen ancient artifacts to Pakistan

France returns stolen ancient artifacts to Pakistan

Published 02/07/2019

PARIS (Reuters) - France returned more than 400 stolen artifacts to the government of Pakistan on Tuesday, including ancient busts, vases, urns and goblets, some [more…]

Kylie Minogue sparkles on Glastonbury stage 14 years after cancer…

Kylie Minogue sparkles on Glastonbury stage 14 years after cancer…

Published 30/06/2019

GLASTONBURY, England (Reuters) - Kylie Minogue delighted a huge crowd at Glastonbury with hits including “Spinning Around”, “Shocked” and “Better the Devil You Know”, 14 [more…]

David Attenborough thanks Glastonbury for plastic bottle ban

David Attenborough thanks Glastonbury for plastic bottle ban

Published 30/06/2019

GLASTONBURY, England (Reuters) - The world renowned naturalist David Attenborough appeared on the stage at Glastonbury on Sunday to praise its ban on single-use plastic [more…]

Glastonbury’s plastic bottle ban tested by hot weather

Glastonbury’s plastic bottle ban tested by hot weather

Published 30/06/2019

GLASTONBURY, England (Reuters) - Britain’s Glastonbury Festival is greener and cleaner after banning the sale of single-use plastic bottles in the hope of inspiring long-term [more…]

Stormzy’s stab-vest for landmark Glastonbury gig designed by Banksy

Stormzy’s stab-vest for landmark Glastonbury gig designed by Banksy

Published 30/06/2019

GLASTONBURY, England (Reuters) - A Union Jack emblazoned stab-proof vest worn by British rapper Stormzy for his history-making headline performance at the Glastonbury Music Festival [more…]

Still-life painting looted by Nazis to return to Florence

Still-life painting looted by Nazis to return to Florence

Published 29/06/2019

MILAN (Reuters) - A still-life painting by the Dutch master Jan van Huysum which was looted by retreating Nazi troops in World War Two will [more…]

Stormzy becomes first UK rapper to headline Glastonbury

Stormzy becomes first UK rapper to headline Glastonbury

Published 29/06/2019

GLASTONBURY, England (Reuters) - Stormzy made history as the first British rapper to headline Glastonbury on Friday, bringing his experience of black urban life to [more…]

A Picasso sold during Nazi flight can stay at New York’s Met -U.S….

A Picasso sold during Nazi flight can stay at New York’s Met -U.S….

Published 26/06/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A masterpiece painted by Pablo Picasso that a German Jewish businessman was allegedly forced to sell to fund his escape from [more…]

Sotheby’s must face Russian billionaire’s lawsuit over art fraud -…

Sotheby’s must face Russian billionaire’s lawsuit over art fraud -…

Published 25/06/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge in New York rejected Sotheby’s bid to dismiss a $380 million lawsuit where Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev accused [more…]

Caravaggio painting found in French attic sold to mystery foreign…

Caravaggio painting found in French attic sold to mystery foreign…

Published 25/06/2019

TOULOUSE, France (Reuters) - A mystery foreign buyer has snapped up a painting by Italian master Caravaggio that was discovered five years ago in a [more…]