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After 400 years, London show reunites six masterpieces by Titian

A series of six paintings by the Venetian master Titian, commissioned by King Philip II of Spain and inspired by the works of the Roman poet Ovid, have been reunited for the first time in four centuries in an exhibition at London's National Gallery.

Big Dutch galleries close until end of March due to coronavirus

The Dutch national gallery, the Rijksmuseum, and the nearby Van Gogh museum, two of the Netherlands' premier tourist attractions in Amsterdam, will be closed to the public at least until March 31 due to the coronavirus epidemic.

Imprisonment of Cuban 'art-ivist' sparks charges of censorship

福利网站Dozens of renowned Cuban artists from across the political spectrum are calling for the release of dissident artist and activist Luis Manuel Otero Alcantara who was arrested 10 days ago, decrying this as an outdated act of censorship.

Zimbabwean artist's dynamic stone sculptures find global acclaim

福利网站When Dominic Benhura started creating traditional Zimbabwean stone sculptures as a teenager four decades ago, he never imagined that art would bring him fame or fortune.

Threat of coronavirus hangs heavily over Rome Raphael spectacular

福利网站An exhibition commemorating the 500th anniversary of the death of Renaissance artist Raphael opens in Rome this week but the show risks being overshadowed by the coronavirus outbreak sweeping Italy.

Poland names new head of Jewish museum as tensions rise

Poland's government appointed a new director of the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews on Thursday, as the ruling nationalists face accusations of politicizing museums to reflect their view of history.

Invader's 'Rubik Mona Lisa' beats estimate at Paris auction

福利网站A French street artist's interpretation of the Mona Lisa made of 330 Rubik's Cubes sold for 480,200 euros ($520,680) on Sunday at a modern art auction in Paris, well above presale estimates of up to 150,000 euros, organizers Artcurial said.

All Raphael's tapestries return to Sistine Chapel after centuries

福利网站Putting more masterpieces in Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel to join his ceiling frescoes and Last Judgement wall might seem as superfluous as adding more diamonds to the Crown Jewels.

World championship postponed over coronavirus

福利网站The World Snooker Championship in Sheffield became the latest staple of the British sporting diet to be postponed on Friday because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Greece says Marbles' return not linked to Brexit talks

福利网站Greece distanced itself on Wednesday from suggestions that it planned to drag a centuries-old dispute over the return of the Parthenon marbles into Brexit negotiations.

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Harvey Weinstein sentenced to 23 years in prison

福利网站Former movie producer Harvey Weinstein was sentenced to 23 years in prison for sexual assault and rape after giving a rambling court statement sympathizing with men accused of sexual misconduct during the #MeToo era.

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The art of the shoe: Louboutin on exhibit

福利网站A new Paris exhibition entitled "Christian Louboutin l'Exhibition" showcases the inspirations behind shoemaker Christian Louboutin's work, landmarks in his career, and contemporary artists who have re-interpreted his work.