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...

‘The Shape of Water’ triumphs at nail-biting Oscars

Hollywood, March 5, 2018 -- “The Shape of Water” on Sunday won top honors at the Oscars including the coveted best picture statuette, bringing...

Paris mounts first Toulouse-Lautrec exhibition in three decades

Paris, October 4, 2019 - An exhibition showing the works of painter Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, famed for his portrayal of Paris’s cafes, brothels and...

Banksy admits shredding stunt didn’t go as planned

New York, Oct 20 — Banksy has admitted that one of his biggest pranks yet didn’t really go according to plan. The British street artist...

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...

Postcard reveals site of Van Gogh’s ‘farewell note in colour’ before suicide

Paris, July 30, 2020 - Stuck at home during lockdown, Dutch researcher Wouter van der Veen finally found time to look through old postcards...

Architect I.M. Pei dies at age 102

New York, May 17, 2019 -- I.M. Pei, whose modern designs and high-profile projects made him one of the best-known and most prolific architects...

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...

Character building: Taiwan’s presidential calligraphers

Taipei, March 19, 2018 — Deep in the high-ceilinged corridors of Taiwan’s presidential office, calligraphers craft messages on behalf of the island’s leaders as...

Replica of da Vinci’s Mona Lisa sells for 552,500 euros

Paris, November 26, 2019 - A 17th-century copy of Leonardo da Vinci’s “Mona Lisa” was sold on Tuesday at Sotheby’s auction house in Paris...