Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Culture

Culture
A worker at Bonhams auctioneers poses next to Tutu," by Nigeria's best-known modern artist Ben Enwonwu, ahead of its sale, in London

Lagos Art lovers Get Chance to Bid for Long-Lost Masterpiece Found...

By Estelle Shirbon and Alexis Akwagyiram LONDON/LAGOS (Reuters) A portrait of a Nigerian princess that was lost for more than 40 years has been found in...
A decoration of a figure is seen on a mosaic floor which archaeologists say is 1,800 years old and was unearthed during an Israel Antiquities Authority excavation in Caesarea

Israeli Archaeologists Unearth 1,800-Year-old Mosaic

CAESAREA, Israel (Reuters) A 1,800-year-old mosaic of toga-clad men dating back to the Roman era has been unearthed in Israel, archaeologists said on Thursday The...
A Terracotta Warrior which guarded the tomb of China’s First Emperor, Qin Shi Huang, on loan from China is displayed in The World Museum, Liverpool

China’s Terracotta Warriors March to Liverpool Museum

LIVERPOOL, England (Reuters) Figures from China's famed Terracotta Army go on display in a museum in Liverpool this week, a decade after the life-sized...
Part of a Phoenician statue is displayed inside Beirut's National Museum in Beirut

Ancient Statues Return to Lebanon as War on Smuggling Intensifies

By Angus McDowall BEIRUT (Reuters) Ancient sculptures that were missing for decades after being stolen during Lebanon's civil war are to go on display in Beirut...
Syrian artist Lina Aljijakli poses with her paintings in the Atelier for Artists in Exile in Paris

Paris Atelier Provides Safe Haven for Exiled Artists

By Michaela Cabrera PARIS (Reuters) Paris, whose bohemian culture attracted some of the world's finest painters at the turn of the 20th century, is opening...
Profound Philosophy of late IKEA Founder Ingvar Kamprad

Profound Philosophy of late IKEA Founder Ingvar Kamprad

Ingvar Kamprad, the now late founder of the iconic Swedish home furnishings store IKEA, left a profound life philosophy.   Ingvar Kamprad has died peacefully in...
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