Wealthy millennials boosting the art market

ZURICH (Reuters) - The global art market experienced another uptick in 2018, helped by an increase in the spending power of millennials, a...

Long-lost Caravaggio painting to be auctioned in June in France

LONDON (Reuters) - A painting by Italian master Caravaggio discovered five years ago in an attic will be sold at auction on June...

Lebanese illustrator challenges views of Arab women through art

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanese artist Christina Atik has produced a series of digital pictures to illustrate sentences commonly used in Arab countries to...

NBA to offer content across all Alibaba platforms in expanded deal

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The National Basketball Association will offer fans in China original programming and an easier way to buy league gear...

British museum to return royal hair seized in Ethiopia 150 years...

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - A museum in Britain has agreed to return a ruler’s locks of hair cut from his corpse by a...

AI portrait joins Warhol, Basquiat and Freud at London auction

LONDON (Reuters) - A computer-generated portrait of a face that will change and mutate forever is among the works that went on display...

Art or show? 200,000 euros to burn down a statue of...

MADRID (Reuters) - If you want a 4-metre (13-foot) sculpture of Spain’s King Felipe and have a spare 200,000 euros ($228,000) you are...

Iraqi antique collector turns his house into a museum

Youssef Akkar, 80, an Iraqi retired teacher holds an old weapon in his museum at home in Najaf, Iraq February 21, 2019....

Absorbing Vincent: Van Gogh goes immersive in Paris exhibition

PARIS (Reuters) - A Paris gallery is offering visitors the chance to immerse themselves in the colourscapes of Vincent Van Gogh like never...

Expired drugs may remain effective, safe to use in a pinch

(Reuters Health) - Even medicines that are years past their expiration date and haven’t always been kept in strict climate-controlled conditions may still...

Libya’s ancient ruins blighted by theft, shunned by tourists

CYRENE, Libya (Reuters) - Graffiti covers the walls of a Greek amphitheatre in Cyrene, an ancient ruined city in eastern Libya now struggling...

The new Picasso? Meet Ai-Da the robot artist

FALMOUTH, England (Reuters) - Can robots be creative? British gallery owner Aidan Meller hopes to go some way towards answering that question with...

Fatal fire caused by energy spike: Flamengo CEO

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - The fire that killed 10 young footballers at Flamengo’s training ground in Rio de Janeiro was caused by...

Mandela’s life and legacy celebrated in London exhibition

LONDON (Reuters) - For a man who spent nearly three decades in prison, the passage of time was no doubt important to Nelson...

Bosnia’s sole female coppersmith keeps flame burning for dwindling art

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - Nermina Alic learned her trade as a coppersmith from her watching father as a child. Now she is hoping her...