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Mexico court blocks sales of Frida Kahlo Barbie

Mexico - A Mexican court has barred sales of a controversial Frida Kahlo Barbie doll in the painter's home country, ruling her family owned the sole rights to her image, lawyers said Thursday.

Tracey Emin sends anti-Brexit message in pink neon

London - British artist Tracey Emin has unveiled her latest artwork: a bright pink homage to Europe at St Pancras station in London -- Britain's rail gateway to the continent.

Macron shows bare-breasted Liberty to Saudi prince at Louvre

Paris - French President Emmanuel Macron likes to pepper his diplomacy with symbolism and gestures. By taking Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for a tour of the Louvre, was he making a point about political freedom?

Famed Istanbul modern art museum enters new era

Istanbul - It's a busy afternoon at Istanbul Modern, Turkey's premier modern art museum, and the gallery is packed with visitors taking selfies or discussing the artworks in hushed tones.

Four artworks vanish from French parliament

Paris - Four works of art have vanished from the walls of France's national assembly, parliamentary officials said Wednesday, prompting a police investigation to track them down.

Report lashes France's 'lack of ambition' to return looted Jewish art

Paris - An internal French government report has criticised the "inefficiency and lack of ambition" of official efforts to return art looted from Jews during World War II.

Rare Picasso self-portrait expected to fetch $70 million

Fpo - A rare Picasso believed to be a self-portrait created when he was under threat of deportation to a Nazi concentration camp is expected to fetch US$70 million at auction, Christie's said Friday as the work went on view in Hong Kong.

Picasso painting star of Rockefeller art 'sale of the century'

Paris - One of Picasso's most unsettling paintings returns to Paris on Friday more than a century after he painted it here, as a taster for what is being billed the art "sale of the century".

Climate protest prompts partial evacuation at Louvre

Paris - The Louvre briefly evacuated one its busiest rooms on Monday after black-clad environmental activists staged a protest against oil giant Total's patronage of the Paris museum.

Row erupts over new Frida Kahlo Barbie

Mexico - The new Frida Kahlo Barbie raised eyebrows, and indeed unibrows, from the moment it was announced.

Art heir Wildenstein back in court for alleged tax fraud

Paris - The Franco-American patriarch of the mighty Wildenstein art-dealing dynasty goes back on trial in Paris Friday, just over a year after his surprise acquittal in a long-running inquiry over suspected large-scale tax fraud.

'Stolen works' sentence of Picasso's electrician overturned

Paris - France's highest appeal court has overturned the conviction of Pablo Picasso's former electrician and his wife, who were given suspended sentences for keeping 271 of his works in their garage for four decades.

World's first hand-painted film vies for an Oscar

Gdansk - Vying for an Oscar, "Loving Vincent" is the world's first animated feature film painted by hand -- all 65,000 frames -- in the distinct style of Vincent van Gogh.

'African Mona Lisa' smashes estimates at London auction

London - A long-lost portrait of a Nigerian princess dubbed the "African Mona Lisa" sold at auction in London on Wednesday for £1.2 million (1.4 million euros, $1.7 million), exceeding estimates and setting a record for the artist.

Row at German art fair over 'Erdogan with banana' painting

Berlin - A German artist complained Friday after his gallery took down a painting that depicts Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan with a banana in his buttocks.

Stolen Degas painting found on a bus near Paris

Paris - A Degas painting stolen from a museum in Marseille nine years ago has been found on a bus near Paris, the French culture minister said Friday.

French, Dutch teams unveil two newly restored Rembrandts

Amsterdam - Dutch and French art historians on Monday unveiled the surprising results of 18 months of painstaking restoration work on a pair of 17th century portraits by Dutch master Rembrandt.

Science as art at the Francis Crick Institute Special

London - A myriad of intriguing patterns exist throughout the natural world, and many of these are on display at the Francis Crick Institute in London in a new exhibition. The exhibition aims to provide a glimpse into three intricate developmental patterns.

Paris opens a door to exiled artists

Paris - It was when Kubra Khademi stopped the traffic in Kabul, and men began to throw stones at her and bay for her blood, that she knew she was going to have to leave the country.

After Putin-in-bullets, exiled Ukrainian artists coin Trump

New York - They shot to fame in 2015 with a portrait of Vladimir Putin made of bullet shells from the killing fields of eastern Ukraine. Now, the two Ukrainian artists are back with a portrait of Donald Trump made from coins and poker chips.

Big, bold and bright: London muralist fetes immigration

London - Spray can in hand perched halfway up a ladder, Neequaye Dreph Dsane applied the final touches of colour to his latest mural enlivening an otherwise drab side street in east London.

French resistance rises to 'tulip' gift from Jeff Koons

Paris - A year after the terror attacks that struck Paris in November 2015, Jeff Koons said he would give the city a monumental sculpture meant to honour the victims -- but critics of the project are saying 'no thanks'.

American artist Jack Whitten dies aged 78

New York - American painter and sculptor Jack Whitten has died at the age of 78, his gallery announced on Sunday.The black artist was known for continually evolving over his five-decade career -- from painting to sculpture and from figurative to abstract.

N. Korean arts delegation to visit South on Sunday: Seoul

Seoul - North Korea has informed Seoul it will send a delegation on Sunday to prepare cultural performances during the Winter Olympics, the South's unification minister said, a day after Pyongyang abruptly cancelled the visit.

Vienna marks 100 years since artistic heyday

Vienna - Vienna is marking 100 years since the death of a string of luminaries from its fin-de-siecle glory days with an avalanche of exhibitions of modernist art, design and architecture that still inspire and shock today.

All-female North Korea band leader set to visit South

Seoul - The leader of North Korea's all-female Western-style Moranbong band is set to head a delegation to the South Saturday to prepare cultural performances during the Olympics, Seoul said, becoming the first North Korean official to visit in four years.

The terror attack survivors who refuse to be silenced

Copenhagen - Gathered in the Danish capital for a conference of terror attack survivors, artists and journalists vowed to continue fighting for free speech, despite a wave of violence targeting critical voices.

A different Guantanamo: Detainee art on display in NY

New York - The art is striking -- a miniature three-masted ship in cardboard, with bits of T-shirt for the sails and threads from a prayer cap for ropes. A picture of a huge mosque at water's edge. A shadowy and faceless Statue of Liberty.

Saudi crown prince bought $450 mn Da Vinci: report

New York - Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is the actual buyer of a painting by Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci that sold for a record-breaking $450 million at auction last month, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.

Da Vinci sold for $450 mn is headed to Louvre Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi - "Salvator Mundi," a painting of Christ by Leonardo Da Vinci that recently sold for a record $450 million, is heading to the Louvre Abu Dhabi in a coup for the bold new museum, it announced Wednesday.
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Statue of King Louis XIV  Place Bellecour  Lyon France
Statue of King Louis XIV, Place Bellecour, Lyon France
Carol Matson s work is on display at Arcadia Gallery in Toronto.
Carol Matson's work is on display at Arcadia Gallery in Toronto.
Julian Schnabel spoke to the media at AGO about his collection that will be on exhibit starting next...
Julian Schnabel spoke to the media at AGO about his collection that will be on exhibit starting next week.
Skilled street art found in Camden Market  London
Skilled street art found in Camden Market, London
Pavement artist  Lyon France 2010
Pavement artist, Lyon France 2010
SAG-AFTRA honor TV and film each year.
SAG-AFTRA honor TV and film each year.
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Artsfest - Primitive Influence Glass Studio booth.  Bentonville  Ark.  June 10  2011
Artsfest - Primitive Influence Glass Studio booth. Bentonville, Ark. June 10, 2011
B/W Nature
B/W Nature
Images about the presentation of the new book  written by Italian journalist and writer  Roberta Mar...
Images about the presentation of the new book, written by Italian journalist and writer, Roberta Maresci. The book speaks about life and artistic career of famous singer, dancer, showgirl and anchorwoman TV, Raffaella Carrà. The same book was presented inside of Art Fashion and Design Academy, based in Rome.
A piece of art at the Eastside Gallery  a 1.3 km long section of the Berlin Wall located near the ce...
A piece of art at the Eastside Gallery, a 1.3 km long section of the Berlin Wall located near the centre of Berlin on Mühlenstraße in Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg
We Look Great (Bryce Watanasoponwong)
We Look Great (Bryce Watanasoponwong)
In 2003  the remains of two soldiers from the 49th Canadian Infantry Battalion were discovered near ...
In 2003, the remains of two soldiers from the 49th Canadian Infantry Battalion were discovered near Avion in the North of France. Extensive historical, genealogical and forensic research has been conducted in an effort to identify these two individuals. "Representative of Their Numbers" (Oil on Canvas, 107 x 137 cm) is an interpretation of the last moments of these men’s lives, and is meant to represent all of Canada’s First World War soldiers who have no known resting place.
National Defense and the Canadian Forces / Catherine Jones
Droplets on the balcony railing.
Droplets on the balcony railing.
Images about the presentation of the new book  written by Italian journalist and writer  Roberta Mar...
Images about the presentation of the new book, written by Italian journalist and writer, Roberta Maresci. The book speaks about life and artistic career of famous singer, dancer, showgirl and anchorwoman TV, Raffaella Carrà. The same book was presented inside of Art Fashion and Design Academy, based in Rome.
Visual art from Palestinian artists Tarzan and Arab.
Visual art from Palestinian artists Tarzan and Arab.
Images about the presentation of the new book  written by Italian journalist and writer  Roberta Mar...
Images about the presentation of the new book, written by Italian journalist and writer, Roberta Maresci. The book speaks about life and artistic career of famous singer, dancer, showgirl and anchorwoman TV, Raffaella Carrà. The same book was presented inside of Art Fashion and Design Academy, based in Rome.
 The Many Faces  art exhibition opening at Gallery Sensei  NYC on December 12  2014
"The Many Faces" art exhibition opening at Gallery Sensei, NYC on December 12, 2014
2013 UART prize-winner Nikolas Tolmachev poses with his work at the finale in Paris  France.
2013 UART prize-winner Nikolas Tolmachev poses with his work at the finale in Paris, France.
Tuscany  Italy July 2011
Tuscany, Italy July 2011
Artsfest - Ceramics by Don Nibert.  Bentonville  Ark.  June 10  2011
Artsfest - Ceramics by Don Nibert. Bentonville, Ark. June 10, 2011

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