Saturday, September 22, 2018

Culture

Culture
Metal skulls, a part of Turkish artist Ahmet Gunestekin's artwork "Chamber of Immortality", is pictured in Istanbul

With Metal Skulls and Horns, Turkish Artist Re-Interprets Ancient Stories

By Bulent Usta ISTANBUL (Reuters)  In a disused hangar in Istanbul, Turkish artist Ahmet Gunestekin uses thousands of metal human skulls and twisting, spiky animal horns...
The V &A musuem is seen in Dundee, Scotland

Fire in The Belly: Bold V&A Museum Transforms Scotland’s Dundee

By Elisabeth O'Leary DUNDEE, Scotland (Reuters) An architectural gem on Scotland's northeastern coast in the angled shape of design museum V&A Dundee has sparked hopes...
The Duke and Duchess of Devonshire look at a sculpture entitled "Into the Wind" by Nic Fiddian-Green during the Chatsworth Outdoors exhibition at Chatsworth House near Edensor

Captive Queen Inspires Sculptor at UK’s Chatsworth House

EDENSOR, England (Reuters)  A new installation by British artist Linder Sterling in the garden of Chatsworth House draws on one of the most intriguing episodes...
An exhibition banner is seen at the entrance of the Byzantine Museum in Athens

Greece Questions Two Women over Dousing Museum Relics with Oil

ATHENS (Reuters) Police in Greece are questioning two women suspected of squirting or dabbing oil on artefacts in at least two museums in a ritual...
Marine archaeologist looks for relics in the Mediterranean Sea close to the site of a 5000-year-old port near Dor Beach

Under The Sea: Antiquities Make Way for Israel’s Leviathan Pipeline

By Rinat Harash DOR BEACH, Israel (Reuters) Underwater archaeologists have been scouring the seabed where a gas pipeline is being built off Israel's coast in...
One of Israeli artist Sigalit Landau's pieces, a ballerina's tutu covered in salt crystal formations, is seen submerged in the hyper-saline waters of the Dead Sea, Israel, in this still image taken from a video

Frozen Crystal Beauty in The Dead Sea

DEAD SEA, Israel (Reuters) A ballerina's tutu, submerged in the Dead Sea and "frozen" by accumulated layers of salt into a 200 kg (440 lb)...
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