A Vermeer, Van Eyck or Rembrandt hanging in a gallery can tell us a compelling story. But what lies beneath the coats of varnish and paints also tells a story. Now, conservators will be able to dissect what lies beneath in a non-invasive way.
Germany's Nobel-winning author, Gunter Grass, who acted as a moral compass for many in the postwar nation but later provoked criticism over his own World War II past, died Monday aged 87, his publishers said.
A play published in 1728, allegedly wtitten by Lewis Theobald, called "Double Falsehood," has had scholars debating whether the "bard," William Shapespeare actually wrote it. New studies on the play do point to Shakespeare as the author.
How often can you say that a live theatrical show has utterly convinced you that you’ve travelled through time and space? Cavalia’s extravaganza “Odysseo” really is that kind of show. It’s almost like a dream, or an out-of-body experience.
The U.S. Postal Service might be red-in-the-face over the newly released limited edition Maya Angelou Forever stamp, but they are defending their choice of the quote used on the stamp, even though it belongs to someone else.
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A play about American activist Rachel Corrie, who was crushed to death by an Israeli bulldozer in Gaza, is winning quiet acceptance in New York, where uproar postponed its debut a decade ago.
Rabie Darduna, a father of six who lives in the Gaza Strip, was purposely duped into selling his million dollar painting by UK graffiti artist Banksy for $175. Banksy's works of art have sold for hundreds of thousands of dollars.