- German group appeals decision to allow lawsuit over Nazi art theft claims 21/04/2017BERLIN (Reuters) - A German foundation appealed on Friday a decision by a U.S. federal judge to allow a lawsuit to proceed against Germany over claims of a Nazi-era theft from Jewish art dealers of a collection of medieval art treasures.
- Havana walls brought to life with murals of wide-eyed children 21/04/2017HAVANA (Reuters) - The gigantic black and white portraits of children started appearing on walls around a suburban neighborhood of Havana two years ago, the work of Cuban artist Maisel Lopez.
- After three weeks, French artist succeeds in hatching eggs 21/04/2017PARIS (Reuters) - French artist Abraham Poincheval, who famously spent a week inside a rock and two weeks inside a bear sculpture, has succeeded in hatching chicken eggs after incubating them for some three weeks.
- HSBC refuses to open bank account for Chinese dissident Ai Weiwei 19/04/2017HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei said on Wednesday global banking giant HSBC Holdings Plc refused to open a personal bank account for him in Hong Kong for what he assumed were political reasons, a conjecture the bank dismissed.
- Once preposterous, now immediate; Margaret Atwood on 'Handmaid's Tale' 17/04/2017NEW YORK (Reuters) - Margaret Atwood did not have any creative control over the latest adaptation of her dystopian novel "The Handmaid's Tale," but she was very clear what she didn't want.