Art

Biodegradable grass fresco in Geneva marks U.N.’s 75th anniversary

Biodegradable grass fresco in Geneva marks U.N.’s 75th anniversary

Published 26/06/2020

GENEVA (Reuters) - A French artist has painted a large biodegradable fresco on the lawn of the United Nations’ European headquarters in Geneva, marking Friday’s [more…]

Palestinian painter channels her fears of Israeli annexation

Palestinian painter channels her fears of Israeli annexation

Published 22/06/2020

JORDAN VALLEY, West Bank (Reuters) - Amid the barren hills of the Jordan Valley, Palestinian artist Khadeeja Bisharat paints scenes of bulldozers and demolitions, a [more…]

Live gigs in Britain are back – but you’ll need a car

Live gigs in Britain are back – but you’ll need a car

Published 19/06/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - There won’t be any moshing going on, but entertainment company Live Nation Entertainment are rolling out a series of gigs across the [more…]

Artists paint New York shops boarded up after looting to raise hope

Artists paint New York shops boarded up after looting to raise hope

Published 18/06/2020

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Boarded-up shops, a depressing sight for New Yorkers after looters infiltrated anti-racism marches in the city’s trendiest neighborhoods, are being transformed [more…]

Filmmaker Ava DuVernay aims to hold police accountable through art

Filmmaker Ava DuVernay aims to hold police accountable through art

Published 18/06/2020

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Filmmaker Ava DuVernay is urging writers, dancers, poets and other artists to help make the names of abusive police officers as [more…]

Lebanese film director keeps faith after COVID-19 dashes Cannes dreams

Lebanese film director keeps faith after COVID-19 dashes Cannes dreams

Published 18/06/2020

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Many directors would have been devastated when their plans to show their first feature at the Cannes Film Festival were wrecked by [more…]

Grief over virus deaths sets Hungarian artist on darker course

Grief over virus deaths sets Hungarian artist on darker course

Published 18/06/2020

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungarian artist Jozsef Szurcsik lost four of his friends in a matter of weeks to COVID-19 and the tremendous pain and grief [more…]

Brussels adds George Floyd memorial to large mural collection

Brussels adds George Floyd memorial to large mural collection

Published 18/06/2020

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Brussels added to its large collection of murals on Thursday with a newly commissioned work in memory of African-American George Floyd, whose [more…]

Anti-racism protest signs, murals destined for U.S. Smithsonian

Anti-racism protest signs, murals destined for U.S. Smithsonian

Published 14/06/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Days into nationwide protests over the killing of George Floyd, demonstrators began to fill a tall fence in front of the White [more…]

Artists around the world pay tribute to George Floyd

Artists around the world pay tribute to George Floyd

Published 12/06/2020

(Reuters) - Protests against racism triggered by the death of African American George Floyd have inspired art around the world, from murals in Syria and [more…]