Friday, 1 July , 2022

Art

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...

Azerbaijan refuses to hand over 1,500 artworks after seizing ‘cultural capital’...

Artsakhi ministers have asked Russia to intervene in their bid to recoup paintings, sculptures, and precious stones after relinquishing culturally significant city of Shusha By...

« Le British Museum n’a jamais acquis les marbres du Parthénon...

La ministre grecque de la Culture juge que Boris Johnson n’est pas au fait « des nouvelles données historiques » concernant ces sculptures. Par Simon Cherner Mar.16, 2021 La...

The Best American Short Stories 2020: The state of mind of...

By James MacDonald 11 March 2021 The annual editions of The Best American Short Stories (BASS) series can be counted on for two things: First, each...