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First-ever exhibition of Taiwanese veteran illustrator extended

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first solo exhibition of Taiwanese veteran illustrator Jimmy Liao, known as Jimmy (幾米), has been extended to run through Saturday (April 10) at Eslite Gallery in Taipe...

One Good Thing: An artist preserves Wuhan's COVID memories

WUHAN, China (AP) — Scribbled instructions for incoming patients plastered on the window of a silent hospital reception counter. A lone worker in a hazmat suit, steadily spraying disinfectant in an em...

Painting looted by Nazis to be returned to Jewish heirs

BERLIN (AP) — A commission in Germany has ruled that a painting by expressionist Erich Heckel that is in a German art museum was likely unlawfully obtained under the Nazis and should be returned to th...

Italy: Leonardo da Vinci copy handed back to museum that didn't know it had been stolen

A 500-year-old oil painting, stolen from a museum in Naples, has been retrieved from an apartment on the edge of Naples, police said Tuesday. Staff at the San Domenico Maggiore museum were not even a...

Chewy sends pet paintings to keep customers from straying

NEW YORK (AP) — Danielle Schwartz didn’t ask for an oil painting of her cat. But she loves the portrait of Stinky that hangs in her upstate New York home, a surprise gift from an unlikely place: an on...

Zoe Tay Becomes A Wax Artist as She Unveils Her New Look

MediaCorp Ah Jie returns to Madame Tussauds to celebrate 6th anniversary SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 22 October 2020 - Six years ago, the MediaCorp Ah Jie Zoe Tay unveiled her wax figure at the grand...

Experts dismiss dealer's claim to have long-lost Kahlo work

MADRID (AP) — Scholars in the work of surrealist Frida Kahlo have searched for more than six decades for “The Wounded Table,” a 1940 oil painting illuminating her pain over the breakup of her marriage...

Woman in Italy wins 1-million-euro Picasso in charity raffle

PARIS (AP) — An Italian woman has been identified as the lucky winner of an oil painting by Pablo Picasso that was offered up in a charity raffle Wednesday. Raffle organizers identif...

Court raises sentence for banker who smuggled a Picasso

MADRID (AP) — A Spanish court has raised the sentence against a former bank president found guilty of trying to smuggle a painting by Pablo Picasso out of the country. The Madrid cou...

Banker found guilty of smuggling Picasso painting from Spain

MADRID (AP) — A Spanish court sentenced a former bank president to 18 months in prison on Thursday after finding him guilty of trying to smuggle a painting by Pablo Picasso that was deemed a national ...

New book of Zora Neale Hurston stories is out this week

NEW YORK (AP) — Sixty years after her death, the story of Zora Neale Hurston is still not fully told. The fiction writer-anthropologist-folklorist died in a segregated Florida hospi...

2019 Made In Taiwan: artists win chance to present in ART TAIPEI

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In the program "2019 Made in Taiwan – Young Artist Discovery" (2019MIT), eight artists have been chosen to participate in ART TAIPEI this October. The M...

Germany to return painting stolen by Nazis to Italy

BERLIN (AP) — German says it will return to Italy a painting by Dutch artist Jan van Huysum that was stolen by Nazi troops during World War II. The government said in a statement Sat...

Carter Center fundraiser to auction off big ticket items

LEESBURG, Va. (AP) — A guitar signed by the Rolling Stones, vacations to Hawaii, France and Martha's Vineyard and signed photographs of five U.S. presidents are among the items former President Jimmy ...

Threat or promise? E-auto boom could cost industry jobs

ZWICKAU, Germany (AP) — Over 115 years the auto industry in the east German town of Zwickau has lived through wrenching upheavals including World War II and the collapse of communism. Now the city's 9...