Category: Art

Artist Jeff Koons New York Gallery Are Sued Over Late Sculptures

NEW YORK – A Wall Street investor sued American artist Jeff Koons and a prominent New York City gallery on Thursday for more than $39 million over their failure to...

Homers Odyssey Gets Modern Art Treatment At London Exhibition

LONDON – Contemporary artists have drawn upon everything from comic books to Campbell’s soup cans for inspiration in recent years, but New York artist...

War Gives Sense Of Urgency To Collaboration Between Two Syrian Artists

BEIRUT – One is the grandson of an Armenian troubadour who fled to Syria in 1915. The other is a descendant of a Syrian army chief who died fighting the French in...

Lebanese Clerics Piano Playing Strikes Wrong Note For Some

BEIRUT – A Muslim cleric has been expelled from his seminary in Lebanon after a video of his piano playing, posted online, drew criticism from conservatives who...

Destroyed By Islamic State Ancient Winged Bull Rises Again In London

LONDON – An ancient Assyrian winged bull sculpture destroyed by Islamic State (IS) fighters in 2015 and subsequently recast in recycled Middle Eastern food...

The World Needs A Sausage Dog Museum So German Owners Provide One

BERLIN – By Charley-Kai John A museum dedicated to the dachshund, Germany’s short-legged, long-bodied “sausage dog”, opens next week in the...

Van Gogh Landscape Expected To Fetch Millions At Auction

PARIS – A landscape painting by Dutch impressionist Vincent Van Gogh that went on display in Paris on Wednesday is expected to fetch between 3-5 million euros...

New York Judge Awards Nazi-looted Artworks To Holocaust Victims Heirs In Key Test Case

– A New York judge on Thursday awarded title of two Nazi-looted drawings by noted Austrian painter Egon Schiele to a Holocaust victim’s heirs in what art...

Wall Street Eyes Earnings Stabilizer After Faang Stocks Wobble

– Wall Street is hoping that first-quarter earnings growth and corporate forecasts are strong enough to bring the FAANG group of stocks back into favor and take...

Ge Books 42 Billion Charge Restates Earnings As Expected

NEW YORK – General Electric Co (GE.N) said on Friday it took a $4.24 billion equity charge and reduced earnings for the last two years by 30 cents a share, figures...