Art

Anti-racism protest signs, murals destined for U.S. Smithsonian

Washington DC, June 15, 2020 - Days into nationwide protests over the killing of George Floyd, demonstrators began to fill a tall fence in...

Films aiming to win Oscars will need to meet diversity criteria, Academy says

Los Angeles, June 15, 2020 - The organization that hands out the Academy Awards said Friday it would form a group to develop diversity...

Britain's Banksy depicts U.S. flag on fire in Floyd tribute

London, June 6, 2020 - Reclusive British street artist Banksy published a new artwork online on Saturday which depicts the United States flag being...

France's Louvre museum to reopen July 6, Versailles June 6

Paris, June 2, 2020 - The Louvre museum in Paris will reopen on July 6, it said on Friday, as France’s historical and cultural...

Virtual no more – real Michelangelo awes again in Vatican Museums

Vatican City, June 2, 2020 - If you’ve ever dreamed of being in the Sistine Chapel without feeling like you are craning your neck...

J.K. Rowling publishes fairy tale so children can dream in lockdown

London, May 27, 2020 - J.K. Rowling published the first chapters of a fairy tale about a monster known as the Ickabog on Tuesday,...

Georgia Council for the Arts announces Poet Laureate’s prize winner and finalists

Atlanta, May 12, 2020 — This week Georgia's Poet Laureate, Chelsea Rathburn, in collaboration with Georgia Council for the Arts, announced the winner and...

Locked out of galleries, Londoners find Caravaggio street art

London, May 5, 2020 - Londoners locked out of galleries can find an alternative art fix on a wall under under some railway arches...

Banksy's ‘Girl with a Pierced Eardrum' gains a coronavirus face mask

London, Apr 23, 2020 - Banksy’s “Girl with a Pierced Eardrum” has been updated for the coronavirus era with the addition of a blue...

Beauty in radishes: Parisian tells lockdown story in watercolor

Paris, Apr 20, 2020 - From a bunch of radishes to a sleeping cat, Parisian Agnes Goyet has turned to her life indoors for...