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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

Twerking Siberia: Russian dancers become YouTube sensation (VIDEOS)
A dance video by a group of girls from Novosibirsk, the biggest city in Siberia, has garnered 29 million views on YouTube, prompting an American choreography guru to fly over and check out the young Russian dancers’ twerking skills.

16.08.2014 12:01

German artists claim responsibility for Brooklyn Bridge ‘white flag’ incident
The mystery surrounding who replaced the American flags on the Brooklyn Bridge may finally be solved, as a pair of German artists have come forward to claim responsibility.

13.08.2014 03:26

Odessa slaughter survivors reveal their side of story in intl photo exhibit
Survivors of the bloody Odessa May 2 clashes and subsequent tragedy at Trade Union House, where nearly 50 people were burnt alive, have organized international photo exhibits in order to convey the events with a new clarity denied to viewers by Kiev.

12.08.2014 05:37

​Palestinian Artist: ‘My pen is my weapon’
Dr Alaa Allagta, a well-known Palestinian artist and author of political cartoons talks to RT about why all aspects of Palestinian life are politicized including the arts.

21.07.2014 10:06

Floating the ‘Pussy Boat’: Japanese artist’s vaginal works create uproar (PHOTO, VIDEO)
Celebrating vaginas could get you in big trouble in Japan. But an artist arrested for a taboo-bending explosion in vaginal art modeled on her own genitalia has the public on her side, lashing out at the country’s alleged hypocrisy.

16.07.2014 04:49

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