'La Sapienza': Italy's mystical refuge from soulless worldBrooklyn-born French director Eugène Green's latest baroque reverie on the cathartic power of art is both grating and richly gratifying.
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‘Pop-Up’ Pompidou Centre opens in SpainA ‘Pop-Up’ version of France’s famous Pompidou Centre opened its doors in the Spanish city of Malaga on Saturday, marking the birth of a new concept the Paris museum hopes will…
Film inspired by DSK scandal released in the USA film inspired by the scandals surrounding former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn was released Friday in the United States, but the re-edited version of "Welcome to New York"…
Unprecedented Velázquez exhibition opens at Paris’s Grand PalaisOne of the most comprehensive exhibitions of works by Spanish Golden Age master Diego Velázquez ever shown opened at the Grand Palais museum in Paris this week.
Italy reveals restored 'crown jewel' of PompeiiItaly unveiled the restored crown jewel of the ancient city of Pompeii on Friday, showing off a rare success story.
Paris museum lifts photo ban after minister's Instagram gaffeThe Musée d’Orsay in Paris lifted its long-standing ban on photographing its paintings on Wednesday, after an Instagram picture posted by France’s culture minister set off a…
Spain discovers remains of literary great CervantesSpain on Tuesday unearthed the apparent remains of Spanish literary giant Miguel de Cervantes in a Madrid convent almost 400 years after his death.
Afghanistan’s far-flung ‘first daughter’, artist Mariam GhaniWhat links Kabul with Alaska, Norway’s oil capital and St. Louis, Missouri?
Disney to release ‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’ in 2017The Walt Disney Co will release the eighth installment in the “Star Wars” film saga on May 26, 2017, Chief Executive Bob Iger said on Thursday, to the delight of fans across the…
British fantasy author Terry Pratchett dies aged 66British science fiction and fantasy author Terry Pratchett, whose Discworld novels have sold tens of millions of copies worldwide, died on Thursday at the age of 66, his…
Video: Court rules ‘Blurred Lines’ copied Marvin Gaye hitA Los Angeles jury has found that singers Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams copied R&B legend Marvin Gaye's 1977 hit “Got to Give it Up” with their 2013 hit “Blurred Lines” and…
Paris museums eye ban on 'dangerous' selfie sticksMuseums in the world's most visited city are moving to ban the popular extendable rods because of the danger they pose to both visitors and the priceless artworks on display.