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Monday, October 26, 2015
Peek behind bars: Inmate art show depicts what life on death row is like
Ndume Olatushani jokes that he "couldn't even draw a crooked line straight" when he arrived on death row almost 30 years ago.
Sunday, October 25, 2015
Retrospective brings Balthus back to Rome
Balthus is the subject of a major retrospective opening this weekend in Rome, two years after a similar exhibition in New York sparked controversy over the French painter's erotically-charged depictions of barely pubescent girls.
Saturday, October 24, 2015
Alaska tribal members take back totem taken by actor
A stolen totem pole that went from the garden decor of two golden-age Hollywood actors to the basement of a Hawaii museum was returned Thursday to Alaska tribal members.
Pop fluff or bona fide rockers? Australian pop-punk sensation 5 Seconds of Summer have gone from YouTube fame to a world tour, with a follow-up to their hit debut album out Friday.
Thirteen museums in seven countries have been named recipients of Bank of America grants for the conservation of artworks ranging from an Edouard Manet painting to a colossal ancient Chinese Buddha.
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
The Juming Museum, a popular indoor and outdoor showcase for dramatic sculptures located on Taiwan's northern coast, will close for three months on Nov. 2 for a renovation of the museum's interior and restoration of some of its artworks.
Monday, October 19, 2015
UN's Blue Helmets to protect heritage from IS
Italy said Saturday that UNESCO has approved its suggestion to have the United Nation's famous Blue Helmets protect heritage sites around the world from attacks by Islamist militants.
Sunday, October 18, 2015
Bubblegum-pink hearts, tulle skirts and polka dots: the unapologetically feminine fashion that originated in Tokyo has exploded in the West with Hollywood celebrities earning brickbats for adopting the "girly" style.
Saturday, October 17, 2015
Tribal chief overjoyed by village's WMW listing
A community chief of the Rukai, one of Taiwan's indigenous tribes, shed tears of joy over news that his ancient ancestral village in Pingtung County, Southern Taiwan, has been added to the at-risk list of the World Monuments Watch (WMW), ..............
Nepal's cultural heritage desperately needs reconstruction in the aftermath of a devastating earthquake that killed nearly 9,000 people, a foundation warned Thursday.
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