ROTTERDAM, The Netherlands - The Dutch art gallery at the center of an audacious heist last week said that the electronic locks on its doors were disarmed before thieves made off with paintings by Picasso, Monet and others worth tens of millions of dollars.Continue Reading
NEW YORK - Historic and contemporary photographs and works of art from the archives of the National Geographic Society are expected to fetch more than $3 million when they are sold for the first time at auction in December, Christie's said on Monday.
COPENHAGEN - The hate-filled, racist views of Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik are the subject of a new play which premiered in a small Danish theatre this week.
WARSAW - A building just 92 cm (36 inches) wide as its narrowest point was opened in Warsaw on Saturday as an artistic installation that will be a home from home for Israeli writer Edgar Keret.
- The Man Asian Literary Prize, a major award for Asian literature, said on Thursday it is seeking a new sponsor after the Man Group Plc withdrew its title sponsorship.
LAGOS - When he was alive, Fela Kuti electrified Nigerians and many music lovers the world over with his hip-shaking and strangely hypnotic blend of jazz, funk and West African folk rhythms.
LONDON - A U.S.-born Italian-Bulgarian curator little known outside the art world has topped ArtReview magazine's annual Power 100 list, the first female to do so in its 11-year history.
VIENNA - A prominent Vienna museum has decided to cover the "intimate parts" of three naked male soccer players on big posters put up in the Austrian capital after they caused an outcry.
NEW YORK - A stolen Roy Lichtenstein painting, missing for 42 years and now worth $4 million, was returned Tuesday to a New York widow whose art dealer husband purchased the piece in the 1960s for $750.
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