Art

Delon honored at Cannes as festival shrugs off criticism

Delon honored at Cannes as festival shrugs off criticism

Published 19/05/2019

CANNES, France (Reuters) - An emotional Alain Delon received a prize for his six decade-long acting career on Sunday as the Cannes Film Festival shrugged [more…]

Julianne Moore says personal experiences spurred her to back AIDS…

Julianne Moore says personal experiences spurred her to back AIDS…

Published 19/05/2019

CANNES, France (Reuters) - Oscar-winning actress Julianne Moore said her experience of caring for someone infected with the AIDS virus had spurred her decision to [more…]

Architect I.M. Pei dies at age 102: New York Times

Architect I.M. Pei dies at age 102: New York Times

Published 17/05/2019

(Reuters) - I.M. Pei, whose modern designs and high-profile projects made him one of the best-known and most prolific architects of the 20th century, has [more…]

Factbox: Selected works of architect I.M. Pei

Factbox: Selected works of architect I.M. Pei

Published 17/05/2019

(Reuters) - I.M. Pei, whose modern designs and high-profile projects made him one of the best-known and most prolific architects of the 20th century, has [more…]

Japan fashion magnate raises over $8 million at Sotheby’s auction

Japan fashion magnate raises over $8 million at Sotheby’s auction

Published 17/05/2019

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese fashion tycoon Yusaku Maezawa sold art for more than $8 million at a Sotheby’s auction in New York on Thursday night, [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…]

Israel counters Eurovision boycott campaign with Google ads

Israel counters Eurovision boycott campaign with Google ads

Published 10/05/2019

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel has launched a PR campaign to counter calls for a boycott of the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest final in Tel Aviv, [more…]

Lady Gaga takes on ‘Camp’ at Met Gala in gowns, underwear

Lady Gaga takes on ‘Camp’ at Met Gala in gowns, underwear

Published 07/05/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Pop superstar Lady Gaga made a grand entrance at New York’s annual Met Gala on Monday, wearing a voluminous bright pink [more…]

Italian museum looks to unlock da Vinci hair mystery

Italian museum looks to unlock da Vinci hair mystery

Published 06/05/2019

VINCI, Italy (Reuters) - An Italian museum says it plans to carry out DNA tests on a lock of hair it believes might have belonged [more…]