Saturday, 15 June , 2024

Art

Parthenon Marbles: UK’s PM Sunak cancels meeting with Greek counterpart Mitsotakis

Nov 27, 2023 In a surprised and totally undiplomatic move, British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak cancelled a meeting with Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis scheduled...

The degeneration of ecologic protest

Anti-oil protesters throw tomato soup on van Gogh’s Sunflowers By Erik Schreiber, David Walsh 17 October 2022 On Friday, two anti-oil activists threw two cans of tomato...

Roger Waters in concert: Art and politics in a time of...

By Matthew Brennan, David Walsh 26 July 2022 Roger Waters, the renowned musician and activist, co-founder of the group Pink Floyd and its creative driving force...

Mixtape 60: It began in Africa

To celebrate his beloved continent, Charles Leonard has picked 25 of his favourite African songs – stone-cold classics, fresh discoveries and hidden gems. Production: The...

France: Former Director of Louvre Charged for Art Trafficking

On Wednesday, the former president and director of the Louvre Museum were prosecuted under the charge of art trafficking. May 26, 2022 Jean-Luc Martinez, former president...

Book Review Mozart’s intriguing if incomplete visage

Bravura surfing of the wave of history omits profound truths, writes JOHN GREEN Mozart in Motion: His Work and His World in Pieces By Patrick Mackie Granta...

The reality of looted colonial art and restitution

"A high-priority cultural policy": The German Lost Art Foundation is hosting a conference on looted art and the restitution of colonial objects. Dec 05, 2021 "As...

Africa’s lost heritage and Europe’s restitution policies

France is returning artworks acquired in colonial times to Benin. Germany is also open to restitutions. How are other European countries addressing the issue? Nov.9,...

After more than two centuries, Beethoven’s 10th Symphony has been completed...

By Julie Gaubert Oct 14, 2021 In 2020, Ludwig van Beethoven would have turned 250. To celebrate the composer’s genius, this year’s edition of the BeethovenFest in Bonn,...

A Day After Pro-Palestine Graffiti, Cuffs On Kashmir Artist

20 others also arrested from different places in Srinagar, police said By Naseer Ganai 15 May 2021, ammu and Kashmir Police have arrested an artist and...