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Philippine artist paints images of volcanic devastation using ash


Fri, 24 Jan 2020 15:15:58 -0500

Ash from a rumbling Philippine volcano has inspired an artist and instructor to paint watercolors using the gray powder that had covered the plants in her backyard.

Germany returns Nazi art from Gurlitt trove to French family


Wed, 22 Jan 2020 10:22:27 -0500

Germany on Wednesday returned three art works to a descendant of a Jewish French collector who owned them until his death in 1941 in Nazi-occupied France.

Brazil to create 'Amazon Council' to protect and develop the rainforest


Tue, 21 Jan 2020 11:38:18 -0500

Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday he will create an "Amazon Council" to protect and ensure the "sustainable development" of the world's largest rainforest, following intense criticism of his environmental policies.

Pan-African exhibition seeks to herald continent's art scene


Mon, 20 Jan 2020 13:01:48 -0500

Five towering wooden figures dwarf visitors to the "Lend Me Your Dream" exhibition at Dakar's Museum of Black Civilisations. The sculptures of fire-darkened cedar stand in a circle, as if deep in conversation.

Disputed Van Gogh self-portrait is genuine, Dutch research finds


Mon, 20 Jan 2020 09:03:47 -0500

A rare Vincent van Gogh self-portrait, which had been contested as a forgery for decades, is a genuine work by the Dutch master, researchers have concluded after six years of study.

SpaceX says 'picture perfect' test paves way for human mission


Sun, 19 Jan 2020 14:20:08 -0500

Elon Musk's SpaceX simulated a successful emergency landing on Sunday in a dramatic test of a crucial abort system on an unmanned astronaut capsule, a big step its mission to fly NASA astronauts for the first time as soon as this spring.

EU industry chief dismisses fears strict security rules could delay 5G


Sun, 19 Jan 2020 11:09:55 -0500

European industrial policy chief Thierry Breton dismissed claims that relying on European companies to build a 5G network would delay its rollout, weighing in on an increasingly tense debate in Germany over the risk posed by China's Huawei.

Italy confirms long-lost Klimt painting hidden in wall is authentic


Sat, 18 Jan 2020 04:19:48 -0500

Authorities in the Italian town of Piacenza on Friday confirmed a painting found hidden in a wall of the local art gallery was by the Austrian master Gustav Klimt, ending doubts over its authenticity.

Art lovers face Louvre lock-out as staff join pension strike


Fri, 17 Jan 2020 11:44:53 -0500

Tourists were turned away from the Louvre on Friday as striking staff blocked the entrance to the world's most-visited museum.

Rebel indigenous Mexican weaver talks to his threads


Thu, 16 Jan 2020 14:43:51 -0500

Indigenous weaver and fashion designer Alberto Lopez knew he wanted to be a traditional weaver early on, but there was a problem: the artisans who worked the looms in his village in the lush mountains of southern Mexico were all women.

Banker fined $58 million for smuggling Picasso painting out of Spain


Thu, 16 Jan 2020 11:58:40 -0500

An 83-year-old former Spanish bank chairman was fined 52 million euros ($58 million) on Thursday after being convicted of smuggling a Pablo Picasso painting abroad after it was designated a national treasure.

Eyewitness to horror: New York museum opens exhibit of art by Holocaust victims


Wed, 15 Jan 2020 23:03:13 -0500

Michael Morris, a curator at New York's Museum of Jewish Heritage, was trying to fulfill a run-of-the mill request when he uncovered a treasure trove of eyewitness depictions of the Holocaust, drawn in pencil, ink and crayon.

Madame Tussauds removes waxworks of Harry and Meghan from royal family display


Fri, 10 Jan 2020 09:37:47 -0500

Madame Tussauds waxwork museum has removed the figures of Prince Harry and his wife Meghan from its British royal family display, in response to the couple's announcement that they will be stepping back from royal duties.

Oil falls 1% as investors reassess Middle East risks


Tue, 07 Jan 2020 16:47:26 -0500

Oil prices fell almost 1% on Tuesday, surrendering some recent gains as investors reconsidered the likelihood of immediate supply disruptions in the Middle East after the United States killed a top Iranian military commander last week.

Democrat Buttigieg looks to Trump counties in New Hampshire as key to victory


Mon, 06 Jan 2020 15:57:35 -0500

Pete Buttigieg began making his final case in New Hampshire over the weekend for why he is better placed to win over voters who backed President Donald Trump in 2016 than his top rivals for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination.

China's Hengyi runs new Brunei refinery near full rates: officials


Thu, 02 Jan 2020 01:00:52 -0500

China's Hengyi Petrochemical Co Ltd is operating its new 160,000 barrels per day refinery in Brunei at near full capacity after trial production began in July, two company officials told Reuters.

Secretary of State Pompeo postpones Ukraine trip to focus on Iraq


Wed, 01 Jan 2020 23:31:11 -0500

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday postponed a trip to Ukraine so he could focus on the situation in Iraq after demonstrators attacked the U.S. embassy.

Strike up the band: Paris orchestra wails at pension reform plans


Tue, 31 Dec 2019 12:18:06 -0500

The French capital's Opera Bastille has been silent for nearly a month because its orchestra is on strike, but on Tuesday the musicians performed on the steps of the opera house to bring attention to their anger at planned pension reforms.

Man charged after 'Picasso painting' attacked in London gallery


Tue, 31 Dec 2019 11:57:48 -0500

British police have charged a man with criminal damage after a painting, reported by the BBC to have been by Spanish master Pablo Picasso, was attacked at a London gallery over the weekend.

Microsoft says North Korea-linked hackers stole sensitive information


Tue, 31 Dec 2019 07:18:28 -0500

Microsoft Corp said on Monday it has taken control of web domains which were used by a hacking group called "Thallium" to steal information.