Kentucky Governor Tells Universities They Should Cut Programs That Don’t Directly Lead To Jobs (Like Dance)
The exquisitely detailed strip was found during a dig in a field near the village of Boxford in Berkshire. Experts have already described it as the most exciting mosaic discovery in Britain for the last 50-years.
The Barbican Centre is ‘in discussion’ with the City of London Corporation about how to preserve the two murals by the British street artist Banksy that appeared near the gallerySunday. The works pay homage to Jean-Michel Basquiat, who was originally a graffiti artist and is the subject of a major show opening at the Barbican […]
Sotheby’s announced the price estimates for the works. The Berkshire Museum holdings will be offered at auction starting November, and will continue through 2018. The museum has said it hopes to raise some $50 million from the sale. Leading the sale is a work by Norman Rockwell that has attracted the most ire of those […]
Restoration Of Chartres Cathedral Is As Transformative, And As Controversial, As That Of Sistine Chapel
This is its most substantial renovation since Chartres was rebuilt between 1194 and 1225. In the intervening 800 years, the building has changed almost beyond recognition, as smoke from burning candles, oil lamps and fires darkened the walls, the statues and the exquisite stained glass. The restoration aims not only to clean and maintain the […]
Antiques smuggling: After DRI letter, Navjot Singh Sidhu writes to CM, seeks inquiry against Randhawa
Madeleine Josephine Fierz of Switzerland won a gold medal at the Moscow International Foto Awards for a series of images of young Thais which she titled “I look at the world with the eyes of a child.” Turns out they were the work of a Thai photographer…
Did the Nazis burn the 30k-volume library?