MYSTERY OF ALL TIME: In a newly published book, The Lady Speaks: Uncovering The Secrets Of The Mona Lisa, William Varvel argues that La Gioconda was a 16th-century feminist.
African tribal art has long been treasured by wealthy Western collectors, but increasingly the continent’s contemporary art scene is the one making its presence felt at museums, auction houses and a
Muslims in the US celebrated Eid Al-Adha with religious fervor.
ISTANBUL: Nothing better sums up the theme of this year's vast Istanbul Biennial exhibition of contemporary art than Turkish artist Ayse Erkmen's "bangbangbang" featuring a replic
NEW YORK: A debt-ridden onetime aide to Imelda Marcos wrongly sold a hidden treasure: a $32 million Monet painting the former Philippine first lady had acquired and her country wants back, prosecutors
Saudi film producers and directors are shining at the 29th Alexandria International Film Festival currently taking place in the Egyptian coastal city, a local filmmaker said here recently.
MAKKAH: More than 200 men have been laboring in a factory for eight months to produce the gold-embroidered, black-dyed Kiswa, a silk cover for the Kaaba.
WASHINGTON: Vincent van Gogh’s various versions of some of his well-known paintings are featured in the first major exhibit of his artwork in Washington in 15 years at The Phillips Collection.
It’s no secret humans have been having sex for millennia — but recently discovered cave art suggests they were doing it in the Americas much earlier than many archaeologists believed.
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