Saturday, August 18, 2018

Art

Art
Local villager walks out of her house next to a reproduction of an Andy Warhol art piece in the village of Staro Zhelezare

New York Art Turns Bulgarian Village into Outdoor Gallery

By Angel Krasimirov and Stoyan Nenov STARO ZHELEZARE, Bulgaria (Reuters) With fewer than 500 inhabitants, Staro Zhelezare in southern Bulgaria is a world away from...
California museum can keep Cranachs looted by Nazis: U.S. appeals court

California Museum Can Keep Cranachs Looted by Nazis: U.S. Appeals Court

By Jonathan Stempel (Reuters) A federal appeals court on Monday said the Norton Simon Museum can keep two 16th century masterpieces depicting Adam and Eve...
Iseki and Goto of Germany perform during the gala event of the 28th International Ballet Competition in Varna

China’s Chang and Canada’s Xuan Win Top Prizes at Ballet Olympiade...

VARNA, Bulgaria (Reuters) Chinese dancer Sinuo Chang and Canadian ballerina Yuan Zhe Zi Xuan, also known as Jessica Xuan, won the top prizes at...
Ruben's painting "The Three Graces" is pictured at the picture gallery at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna

Rubens Museum Steers Visitors Away from Nudes, in Jab at Facebook...

By Julia Echikson BRUSSELS (Reuters) Visitors to a Belgian art gallery were stunned when security guards ordered them away from nude paintings by Flemish master...
An artist called "Levitating Statue" takes part in the festival "Statues en Marche" in Marche-en-Famenne

Stay Still! Living Statues Take over Belgian Town

MARCHE-EN-FAMENNE, Belgium (Reuters)  Isaac Newton, Leonardo da Vinci and Albert Einstein strode into a tiny Belgian town at the weekend to stand alongside more unconventional...
Nancy Nembhauser poses in front of the house in Mount Dora, Florida

Florida Family Allowed to Keep ‘Starry Night’ House Mural

(Reuters) A Florida couple has won a nearly year-long legal battle for their right to cover their house and wall with a mural of...
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