Art & Culture






Indian masterpieces up for sale in New York

NEW YORK: Paintings by one of India’s most important modern artists go under the hammer in New York on Wednesday, highlights in a booming market for Asian art featured this week.



Science to the rescue of art

PARIS: Vincent van Gogh’s “Sunflowers” are losing their yellow cheer and the unsettling apricot horizon in Edvard Munch’s “The Scream” is turning a dull ivory.



War gives inspiration to Gaza’s artists

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip: Palestinian filmmaker Khalil Mozayen’s latest work was already complexly layered — a movie within a movie about a director and screenwriter producing a film about an honor killi



Bilingual schools tackle Spain’s language shortfall

Hello everybody, how are you?” asks the teacher, and two dozen Spanish-accented voices reply in unison, in well-drilled English: “I’m fine, thank you.”




Cambodian fighters take ancient skills into the MMA cage

He is schooled in ancient Cambodian martial arts, but Tok Sophon hopes to turn his pugilism skills into wealth and international glory in the modern cage-fighting arena — a transition some fighters fe



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