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​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

Amid Iraq’s carnage, preserving its ancient World Heritage sites may offer a glimmer of hope
And so the latest in the surrealist horror show that the nightly news on Iraq has become, offers a rich narrative mine, at least for a writer working on a political travelogue of ancient sites. Once again, the Mongol hordes are at the gates.

01.07.2014 09:42

Secret painting found beneath Picasso's early masterpiece (VIDEO)
A portrait of a mystery bow-tied man beneath Picasso's The Blue Room painting has been discovered with infrared imagery. Scientists have long suspected the canvas's surface might be hiding something and now wonder if it is the artist’s own earlier work.

17.06.2014 12:48

'Game of Thrones' creator George Martin breaks his promise, joins Twitter
In a move that shows an old “dinosaur” can still learn a few tricks, “Game of Thrones” author George R. R. Martin has backtracked on his previous statements and joined Twitter.

11.06.2014 17:55

‘Material Evidence. Syria. Ukraine’ on display in Berlin (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
Crimes against peace have become a central theme of the international photo exhibition that is now touring Germany. Scenes of misery and destruction in the Syrian and Ukrainian conflicts were handpicked by a jury to show the true face of the war.

05.06.2014 23:08

‘Ultimate selfie’: Parisian landmark paved with thousands of portraits
The Pantheon in Paris – the final resting place for France’s most renowned personalities – will for the next 10 years be home to a gigantic art installation, featuring a collection of 4,000 selfies of people from around the world.

05.06.2014 11:52

NASA creates Earth's 'Global Selfie' zoom-in mosaic from 32,000 pictures
NASA released a mosaic image of our planet on Tuesday, made up of 36,000 individual photographs that were taken on Earth Day and posted on social media with the #GlobalSelfie hashtag.

22.05.2014 19:42

Chilean activist sets fire to $500 mn worth of student debt documents
Chilean activist and artist Francisco Tapia, also known as 'Papas Fritas,' has stolen and burnt $500 million worth of “pagares,” or debt papers. He then uploaded the video onto social media, claiming he had “freed” students by setting the papers alight.

19.05.2014 01:33

Fukushima radiation message in popular manga sparks political firestorm
A long-running cooking manga best known for the adventures of a culinary journalist has gotten into hot water with the central and local government, with its less than stellar depictions of the Fukushima nuclear disaster.

13.05.2014 12:04

Crimean prosecutor music clip hits 3.7 mn views in three days
The internet fame of Crimea’s chief prosecutor, Natalya Poklonskaya, rages on. A patchy music clip made from Poklonskaya’s videos has scored millions of views on YouTube, with a celebrity opposition figure calling the attorney a "sex symbol of Russia."

18.04.2014 19:27

'She annexes your heart': Reasons why Crimea prosecutor Poklonskaya not to be messed with
The newly-created Japanese anime icon who is wanted by Ukrainian national security service, Crimea's chief prosecutor Natalia Poklonskaya, says her attractive looks have never hampered her judicial practice and are, well, deceitful.

29.03.2014 13:38

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