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Anti-racism protest signs, murals destined for U.S. Smithsonian

福利网站Days into nationwide protests over the killing of George Floyd, demonstrators began to fill a tall fence in front of the White House with posters, flowers, paintings and photos in honor of black men, women and children who have lost their lives at the hands of police.

Vietnam schoolgirl creates art from the chaos of the coronavirus

Stuck at home with school suspended, Nguyen Doi Chung Anh made the most of a lockdown in Vietnam by using art to demonstrate tragedy, resilience and chaos in the world's battle against the coronavirus.

Artists around the world pay tribute to George Floyd

Protests against racism triggered by the death of African American George Floyd have inspired art around the world, from murals in Syria and Pakistan to graffiti in Nairobi.

U.S. ruling over ancient bronze horse a 'huge victory' for Greece: minister

福利网站Greece’s culture minister has hailed a U.S. court ruling over a disputed ancient horse figurine as a major victory that may help Athens and others fighting to reclaim antiquities.

Coronavirus poses existential threat to some of world's museums: UNESCO

The coronavirus lockdowns have hit the world's museums very hard and more than 10 percent may never reopen while others will have to put new projects on hold, the United Nations' cultural body UNESCO said.

Banksy mural stolen from Bataclan theater found in Italian farmhouse

福利网站A mural by secretive British street artist Banksy stolen from the Bataclan theater in Paris, where Islamist gunmen killed 90 people in 2015, has been found in a farmhouse in central Italy, police said on Thursday.

British Airways turns to Damien Hirst in its hour of need

British Airways will sell at least 10 works of art that normally hang in its executive lounges, a source said, turning to pieces by famous artists like Damien Hirst to raise millions of pounds to help it through the coronavirus pandemic.

Afghan artists paint mural on blast wall in tribute to George Floyd

福利网站A group of artists climbed ladders up one of the many blast walls snaking through the Afghan capital Kabul this week to paint a mural of George Floyd in solidarity with the anti-racism protests kindled by his death in police custody.

Tiny 13,500-year-old bird statuette shows origins of Chinese art

A tiny statuette of a bird carved from burnt bone about 13,500 years ago reveals the origins of Chinese art, embodying a style different from prehistoric three-dimensional artwork by people in other parts of the world, researchers said on Wednesday.

Locals savor Monet's gardens without the crowds

福利网站Claude Monet's gardens, the inspiration for his famous "Water Lilies" paintings, reopened to the public on Monday in Giverny, Normandy, as France emerges from three months of lockdown.

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Harvey Weinstein sentenced to 23 years in prison

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.