Arts

(Reuters) – Protests against racism triggered by the death of African American George Floyd have inspired art around the world, from murals in Syria and Pakistan to graffiti in Nairobi. FILE PHOTO: Pakistani truck-art painter Haider Ali, 40, gestures as he speaks with Reuters next to a mural he painted, depicting George Floyd, who died
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FILE PHOTO: British Airways planes are seen parked at Bournemouth Airport, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, Bournemouth, Britain, April 1, 2020. REUTERS/Paul Childs/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – British Airways will sell at least 10 works of art that normally hang in its executive lounges, a source said, turning to pieces by
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FILE PHOTO: An employee stands next to Tintoretto’s painting ‘Christ washing the disciples’ feet’ as the Prado museum reopens to public under strict social distance measures, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Madrid, Spain, June 6, 2020. REUTERS/Juan Medina/File Photo PARIS (Reuters) – The coronavirus lockdowns have hit the world’s museums very hard and
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GIVERNY, France (Reuters) – Claude Monet’s gardens, the inspiration for his famous “Water Lilies” paintings, reopened to the public on Monday in Giverny, Normandy, as France emerges from three months of lockdown. A woman takes pictures from the bridge at the nympheas pond garden as she visits the reopened Claude Monet house and foundation after
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FILE PHOTO: Avicii accepts the favorite electronic dance music artist award at the 41st American Music Awards in Los Angeles, California November 24, 2013. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File Photo STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – A museum in memory of the late electronic dance DJ Avicii will open in his birthplace Stockholm as part of a new digital culture centre
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Palestinian artist, Ammar Abu Shamalla, displays paintings for sale on an art van, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) crisis, in the southern Gaza Strip May 30, 2020. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa GAZA (Reuters) – Every day Ammar Abu Shamalla adds a little colour to drab routine life in Gaza, loading up his camper van with pictures
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WALENSTADT, Switzerland (Reuters) – Two Swiss conceptual artists are offering seven open air “hotel rooms” this summer across a “performance space” encompassing eastern Switzerland and Liechtenstein. Swiss artists Frank and Patrik Riklin pose in front of the bedroom of their Zero-Real-Estate land art installation, as the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, on an
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A view shows a recreation of “The Hunters at Rest” painting by Russian artist Vasily Perov in Hamar, Norway, in this undated handout picture. Participants of the Facebook group “Izoizolyacia”, or Art Isolation, recreate art masterpieces using everyday items, amid the global outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Natalia Eriksen Harvey/Handout via REUTERS MOSCOW (Reuters)
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