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Art

'Old cousin' of German art hoarder claims right to $1bn Nazi-era trove left to museum
The alleged cousin of late German Nazi-era art hoarder Cornelius Gurlitt is challenging his will, which aims to donate the entire stash of rare masterpieces to a Swiss museum. This comes a mere two days before the museum is to give its answer.

22.11.2014 09:54

Fabulous fjords! Norway’s new passports get stylish, minimalist Nordic makeover
With a stunning series of simple yet elegant landscapes, from signature fjords to the Northern Lights, Norway has lived up to its reputation as a world design leader with a cool, minimalist new passport design.

18.11.2014 14:11

‘Ostalgia’: Politics meets playfulness to put 2 sides to Berlin’s Wall legacy
Twenty-five years since the fall of the Berlin Wall, and people are nostalgic. But it's a specific condition manifesting itself in both, the city's creative flare, to calls for an even bigger wall.

06.11.2014 06:51

‘Courage is contagious’: Artist campaigns for Snowden-Assange-Manning monument
The legacies of Edward Snowden, Julian Assange, and Chelsea Manning will be enshrined in bronze by a sculptor who is offering a fourth empty chair alongside the trio to anyone who has the courage to side with them, stand up and change things.

05.11.2014 21:27

Israeli artist under fire for ‘9/11’ Netanyahu hijacker cartoon
A political cartoonist for the left-leaning Israeli daily Haaretz has come under fire for likening Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to one of the 9/11 hijackers. The artist said the cartoon was intended to show the Israeli PM's misguided US policy.

31.10.2014 14:23

Graffiti artist paints dream homes for LA homeless (PHOTOS)
A Los Angeles graffiti artist spray-paints murals around the homeless, depicting their hopes, dreams – and sometimes entire imaginary apartments.

26.10.2014 16:05

Long-lost original of Caravaggio’s iconic Mary Magdalene in Ecstasy ‘found’
A prominent art historian has claimed she solved the mystery of the long-lost painting of the revolutionary Italian baroque painter Caravaggio’s ‘Mary Magdalene in Ecstasy’ by identifying the previously unknown original, La Repubblica reported.

25.10.2014 18:38

Banksy arrest is hoax, identity still mystery
Banksy, the famed UK-based graffiti artist, political activist and a film director, has not been arrested and his identity remains hidden, despite a social media frenzy around a hoax report of his detention which appeared on National Report.

21.10.2014 02:18

The true spirit of Iraq
As Iraq weathers yet another crisis in its decade’s long saga of war and occupation, it’s intriguing to note that until very recently the Minister of Culture was also the Minister of Defense.

17.10.2014 14:20

Banksy's ironic 'protesting birds' art piece erased as 'offensive and racist'
A Banksy mural addressing the issue of immigration has been removed from a wall in Essex. The local council, unaware it was a priceless work by the renowned British graffiti artist, responded to a complaint that deemed it “offensive."

02.10.2014 10:06

​Jokermen: Swedish scientists sneak Bob Dylan lyrics into articles in 17yr bet
Five Swedish academics have disclosed a 17-year-long bet: the person who writes the most articles to include Bob Dylan song lyrics wins lunch at a local restaurant.

30.09.2014 11:27

'Complicit racism': Protests close 'human zoo' show with black actors
A London exhibition which has been accused of being "racist and insensitive" has been cancelled following opening night protests outside the venue.

24.09.2014 10:31