Svetlana Alexievich of Belarus is among the bookies' favourites for Thursday's Nobel Prize in Literature but could see herself snubbed by the Swedish Academy, the awarding body that likes to surprise.
A billionaire Russian art collector has handed over two Picasso watercolours to French authorities investigating whether they were stolen, in the latest twist of a feud with his Swiss art dealer that has gripped the high-end art world.
Overheard during the intermission at the Soulpepper theatre company’s new production of “Marat/Sade” last night: First dude says, “This is totally amazing, huh?” Second dude replies, “Yeah... but it’s also kind of exhausting, isn’t it?”
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Dutch artist M.C. Escher was a master of illusion. But in a row as mind-boggling as his intricate black-and-white images, a museum dedicated to his work is apparently mostly displaying reproductions.
Italian archaeologists trying to solve the mystery behind one of the world's most famous paintings said Wednesday they had found bits of bone that could have belonged to the 'real' Mona Lisa.
The descendants of heiress and art collector Peggy Guggenheim lost their case in a French court Wednesday over her extensive collection of works housed in an 18th century palace on Venice's Grand Canal.
You might know her from the online series The Guild or the TV show Supernatural. Actress, writer and entrepreneur recently spoke to Digital Journal in Toronto during her book tour, where she talked gaming, the rise of the female nerd, and much more.