Category: Arts

BofA CEO Moynihan plays down fears of U.S. recession: CNBC

FILE PHOTO: Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan attends the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, January 22, 2019. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann...

New York City can limit art vendors in popular parks: appeals court

NEW YORK (Reuters) – New York City rules limiting the number of art and book vendors in four popular Manhattan parks are constitutional, a state appeals court...

Statue of ‘comfort women’ pulled from Japan exhibit finds new home

MADRID (Reuters) – A Spanish businessman has bought a statue symbolizing women forced to work in Japanese military brothels which was removed from an exhibition in...

British conservationists work to restore acclaimed slavery painting

David Crombie, Senior Paintings Conservator at the National Museums, Liverpool carries out restoration work on the painting ‘Am Not I A Man And A Brother’,...

Massive steel sculpture takes pride of place on Belgian highway

A crane is used to put the last piece of the Arc Majeur, a 60-meter arch designed by French artist Bernar Venet and installed on the E411 highway in Lavaux-Sainte-Anne,...

Greek sculptor Takis, whose works used magnetism, sound and light, dies aged 93

FILE PHOTO: Greek sculptor Takis is seen at an Athens’ metro station during the opening of his exhibition in Athens, Greece, January 29, 2001. Stratos...

Egyptian artist paints murals on houses to celebrate haj

The artist Eid Al Salwaawi paints murals about the holy Kaaba and the rituals of the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca, in Cairo, Egypt, July 17, 2019. REUTERS/Hayam Adel CAIRO...

Laughter in dark places at most international Edinburgh Festival yet

LONDON (Reuters) – The world’s biggest celebration of the performing arts begins on Friday in Edinburgh, with its most international line-up yet grappling with...

Gaultier brings catwalk to the London stage in ‘Fashion Freak Show’

LONDON (Reuters) – French designer Jean Paul Gaultier brought his lively and eccentric “Fashion Freak Show” to the London stage this week, a musical production...

At $437,500, Nike running shoes smash auction record for sneakers

The Nike “Moon Shoe” one of only about 12 pairs of the handmade running shoe designed by Nike co-founder and legendary Oregon University track coach Bill...

World Cup countdown starts for South Africa, Australia at Ellis Park

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South Africa and Australia ramp up their World Cup preparations when they clash in their opening game of the shortened Rugby Championship...

‘Wonderful Life’ stage adaptation gets a little help from Paul McCartney

(Reuters) – Paul McCartney is adding another string to his bow – writing his first musical. FILE PHOTO: British musician Paul McCartney performs during the...