Smithsonian adds Irving Penn images to collection The Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington said Friday it's ramping up its photography collection with the acquisition of 100 images from the late Irving Penn.
11 августа 2013
For one month only, Paris pokes fun at Parisians A loving couple queues in front of a Parisian cafe. "For the brunch, I've got one table at 6pm", a waiter tells them.
10 августа 2013
Kazakhstan ballet dancers win prizes in New York Ballet dancers from Kazakhstan Assel Kumarova, Serik Hakyspekov and Azamat Askarov took part in Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition.
08 августа 2013
'Fifty Shades' a must read for Guantanamo detainees Sado-masochistic best-seller "50 Shades of Grey" is popular reading among high-value detainees at Guantanamo, officials told a visiting congressional delegation.
02 августа 2013
Death of letters spells tough time for biographers, says royal writer The slow death of handwriting might be a boon for email-reading intelligence agencies but not for biographers, says the man entrusted by Queen Elizabeth II to write the biography of her mother.
28 июля 2013
Kazakhstan’s young ballet dancers win gold in Spain Young ballet dancers from Kazakhstan have won gold, silver and bronze medals in Spain.
25 июля 2013
'Wild Swans' author Jung Chang speaks of China dream It may be unclear what exactly Beijing means by its aspirational "China Dream" slogan, but for banned "Wild Swans" author Jung Chang it's a positive step.
23 июля 2013
Author Vikram Seth asked to return $1.7m advance: report Acclaimed Indian writer Vikram Seth has been asked to return a $1.7-million advance he was paid by his publisher to write a sequel to his 1993 classic "A Suitable Boy".
10 июля 2013
El Greco sets new record at London auction El Greco's 400 year-old painting "Saint Dominic in Prayer" on Wednesday broke the record for a Spanish Old Master, selling at a London auction for £9,154,500 ($14,000,000, 10,750,000 euros).
04 июля 2013
Granddaughter puts Picasso muse nudes on show Four decades after Pablo Picasso's death, the gates of the house she inherited, along with thousands of his art works, are always promptly opened to visitors.
26 июня 2013
Russian theatre legend Lyubimov makes Bolshoi debut at 95 At the age of 95, one of Russia's most admired theatre directors, Yury Lyubimov, is staging his first ever production at the Bolshoi Theatre, a boldly pared-down version of Borodin's opera "Prince Igor".
15 июня 2013
Looted Cambodian sculptures returning home from US Two 10th century statues that Cambodia says were looted from a jungle temple several decades ago are set to arrive home on Tuesday from New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art.
11 июня 2013
Art will always triumph, says Tunisia revolution singer "Art will always triumph in the end," says acclaimed Tunisian singer Lotfi Bouchnak, who composed songs for the 2011 revolution but has since seen his profession come under threat from firebrand Islamists.
10 июня 2013
New York readies major Le Corbusier show Nearly half a century after his death, New York's Museum of Modern Art will pay homage to celebrated French architect and designer Le Corbusier in a major exhibit that opens next week.
07 июня 2013
Australia challenged to match France in promoting indigenous art Australia has been challenged to match France's promotion of Aboriginal art after the inauguration of a landmark work in Paris.
07 июня 2013
Chinese imitators copy Hong Kong's giant duck The popularity of a giant inflatable duck afloat in Hong Kong harbour has not gone unnoticed in mainland China, where two copies have been launched in as many days.
02 июня 2013
Norwegian father of 'The Scream' finally recognised at home Long neglected at home, Edvard Munch is finally to get his due as Norway honours one of its greatest artists with the most comprehensive retrospective ever to mark the 150th anniversary of his birth.
01 июня 2013
After Kabul attacks, 10,000 peace balloons After a day of explosions and gunfire, residents of Kabul woke up on Saturday morning to be greeted by a public art project in which volunteers handed out 10,000 neon-pink "peace" balloons.
27 мая 2013
Digital reincarnation for Dunhuang's Buddhist art Inching their cameras along a rail inside the chamber, specialists use powerful flashes to light up paintings of female Buddhist spirits drawn more than 1,400 years ago.
26 мая 2013
Porn star's calligraphy sparks art debate in China Calligraphy by Japanese porn star Sola Aoi has sparked a culture war in China, where she has a huge fan base, with purists dismissing the work as "unskilled" after it was reportedly auctioned for $95,000.
23 мая 2013

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