Arts

Arts coverage from Reuters.

World News3 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Joy Luk prepares her megaphone as fellow protesters prepare to march in Hong Kong, China, December 8, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis

In Hong Kong, when the tempo of traffic-light signals accelerates to about 800 ticks a minute, visually impaired residents know they can safely cross the road. But over the past six months of unrest, many streets have lost their beat.

Arts5 days ago

Italian police stand next to what they say is a masterpiece by Austrian artist Gustav Klimt "Portrait of a Lady" that was stolen in 1997 and was found hidden in an outside wall of an Italian gallery, in Piazcenza, Italy December 10, 2019 in this still image taken from a video. Polizia di Stato/Handout via REUTERS

A painting by the Austrian artist Gustav Klimt that was stolen in 1997 might have been discovered, hidden in a wall of the Italian gallery where it was taken from, officials said on Wednesday.

Arts4 days ago

A team of archaeologists and researchers from Indonesia's National Research Centre for Archaeology and Griffith University, work in Leang Bulu' Sipong 4 limestone cave in South Sulawesi, Indonesia December 4, 2019. Picture taken December 4, 2019. Courtesy of Indonesia's National Research Centre for Archaeology/Griffith University/Handout via REUTERS THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. MANDATORY CREDIT

A cave painting found on Indonesia's island of Sulawesi, depicting human-like figures hunting animals, appears to be the earliest known pictorial record of story-telling, according to a study by a team of Australian and Indonesian researchers.

Arts5 days ago

A new mural by the street artist Banksy is seen in Birmingham, Britain, December 10, 2019.  REUTERS/Henry Nicholls  NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES

Elusive British street artist Banksy has highlighted the issue of rough sleeping in a seasonal mural showing two flying reindeer pulling a homeless man on a street-bench sleigh.

Arts12 days ago

FILE PHOTO: A man takes a picture of Paul Gaugin's "Te Bourao II" (The Purao Tree) painting (1897) at Artcurial's auction house in Paris, France, October 3, 2019. REUTERS/ Christian Hartmann

A painting by French post-impressionist artist Paul Gauguin fetched 9.5 million euros ($10.5 million) in a Paris auction on Tuesday.

Arts10 days ago

Swiss billionaire and politician Christoph Blocher poses in front of a painting by Ferdinand Hodler "Vue du Leman depuis Chexbres" after after a guided visit for the media of his collection at the Fondation Gianadda in Martigny, Switzerland, December 6, 2019.  REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Christoph Blocher's vast collection of works by Switzerland's master painters is a fitting accompaniment to the 79-year-old billionaire's decades at the vanguard of right-wing Swiss politics.

World News17 days ago

FILE PHOTO: A letter written by Queen Elizabeth I of England is inspected at Christies auctioneers in London before its sale June26, 2007. The auction of The Albin Schram Collection of Autograph Letters will be held in London in July. REUTERS/James Boardman

Elizabeth I, one of England's best-loved monarchs, has been revealed to be the translator behind an English version of an ancient text by Tacitus who described the high politics, treachery and debauchery of the Roman elite.

Arts18 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Workers install a portrait due to be sold at auction by Christie's on November 27 which depicts composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart as a teenager, painted in January 1770, and attributed to Veronese master Gaimbettino Cignaroli, in Paris, November 12, 2019. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann/File Photo

A rare portrait of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart sold for 4 million euros on Wednesday at Christie's in Paris, rocketing past the auction house's presale estimate of 800,000-1.2 million euros.

Artsa month ago

FILE PHOTO: A worker installs a 17th century copy of the painting Mona Lisa  before its auction at Sotheby's auction house in Paris, France, November 14, 2019. REUTERS/Johanna Geron/File Photo

A 17th-century copy of Leonardo da Vinci's "Mona Lisa" was sold on Tuesday at Sotheby's auction house in Paris for 552,500 euros ($611,950), much more than the initial valuation of 70,000-90,000 euros.

Sports News20 days ago

Babe Ruth's 500th home run bat is shown before it goes up for auction by SCP Auctions in Laguna Niguel, California, U.S., November 25, 2019.  REUTERS/Mike Blake

Babe Ruth is poised to hit another home run, only this time on the sports memorabilia market when the bat he used to slug No. 500 nearly a century ago hits the auction block on Wednesday.

Business News4 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Delta Air Lines planes are shown parked at their gates at the airport in Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S., January 12, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Delta Air Lines Inc <DAL.N> sees another annual rise in profit and revenue in 2020 driven by what Chief Executive Ed Bastian called a growing interest in air travel by consumers across the generational spectrum.

Earnings4 days ago

FILE PHOTO: A sign displays the logo of Dixons Carphone at the company headquarters in London, Britain August 1, 2017. REUTERS/Neil Hall

British electricals retailer Dixons Carphone <DC.L> stuck to its forecast for annual profit and said a plan to cope with the challenging mobile phone market was working, but it wasn't counting on any post-election boost.

Business News11 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Workers are seen at the damaged site of Saudi Aramco oil facility in Khurais, Saudi Arabia, September 20, 2019. REUTERS/Hamad l Mohammed//File Photo

Saudi Aramco is looking to buy insurance against war and terror attacks after a damaging drone and missile attack on some of its oil facilities in September, two sources told Reuters.

World News12 days ago

In a gesture of unity at what they called a time of political crisis, four British artists broke with tradition by choosing to share the 2019 Turner Prize.

World News12 days ago

U.S. President Donald Trump meets with France's President Emmanuel Macron, ahead of the NATO summit in Watford, in London, Britain, December 3, 2019. Ludovic Marin/Pool via REUTERS

They have hosted each other for state visits and dined at the Eiffel Tower, but the once-budding bromance between U.S. President Donald Trump and France's Emmanuel Macron looks to have turned into a bad date as they traded blows ahead of a NATO summit.

World News13 days ago

An art exhibition in Kyrgyzstan that featured a woman undressing in front of an audience has been censored by the government, and the head of the gallery has resigned after receiving death threats.

Business News13 days ago

FILE PHOTO: The New York Stock Exchange is pictured in the Manhattan borough of New York, September 21, 2015.  REUTERS/Carlo Allegri/File Photo

Monday's slide in U.S. stocks prompted at least one large investors to load up big on stock options that would guard against a sharper hit to stocks into the start of next year.

Business News13 days ago

FILE PHOTO: A Gulfstream 650ER business jet is displayed at the Gulfstream booth at the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) exhibition in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. October 21, 2019.  REUTERS/David Becker/File Photo

As U.S. corporate jet use approaches pre-financial crisis levels and chief executives take an increasing number of personal trips on the company tab, many investors are being kept in the dark about the true cost of the perk.

World News22 days ago

FILE PHOTO - Iranian Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri speaks during a news conference after a meeting with Iraq's top Shi'ite cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani in Najaf, south of Baghdad, February 18, 2015. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

Iranian Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri on Saturday warned regional countries of unspecified dire consequences if it is proven that they meddled to stoke unrest in Iran, the semi-official news agency Fars reported.

World News22 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Iranian Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri speaks during a news conference after a meeting with Iraq's top Shi'ite cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani in Najaf, south of Baghdad, February 18, 2015. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani/File Photo

Iranian Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri on Saturday warned regional countries of consequences if it is proven that they meddled to stoke recent unrest in Iran.

World News3 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Joy Luk prepares her megaphone as fellow protesters prepare to march in Hong Kong, China, December 8, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis

In Hong Kong, when the tempo of traffic-light signals accelerates to about 800 ticks a minute, visually impaired residents know they can safely cross the road. But over the past six months of unrest, many streets have lost their beat.

Arts5 days ago

Italian police stand next to what they say is a masterpiece by Austrian artist Gustav Klimt "Portrait of a Lady" that was stolen in 1997 and was found hidden in an outside wall of an Italian gallery, in Piazcenza, Italy December 10, 2019 in this still image taken from a video. Polizia di Stato/Handout via REUTERS

A painting by the Austrian artist Gustav Klimt that was stolen in 1997 might have been discovered, hidden in a wall of the Italian gallery where it was taken from, officials said on Wednesday.

Arts4 days ago

A team of archaeologists and researchers from Indonesia's National Research Centre for Archaeology and Griffith University, work in Leang Bulu' Sipong 4 limestone cave in South Sulawesi, Indonesia December 4, 2019. Picture taken December 4, 2019. Courtesy of Indonesia's National Research Centre for Archaeology/Griffith University/Handout via REUTERS THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. MANDATORY CREDIT

A cave painting found on Indonesia's island of Sulawesi, depicting human-like figures hunting animals, appears to be the earliest known pictorial record of story-telling, according to a study by a team of Australian and Indonesian researchers.

Arts5 days ago

A new mural by the street artist Banksy is seen in Birmingham, Britain, December 10, 2019.  REUTERS/Henry Nicholls  NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES

Elusive British street artist Banksy has highlighted the issue of rough sleeping in a seasonal mural showing two flying reindeer pulling a homeless man on a street-bench sleigh.

Arts12 days ago

FILE PHOTO: A man takes a picture of Paul Gaugin's "Te Bourao II" (The Purao Tree) painting (1897) at Artcurial's auction house in Paris, France, October 3, 2019. REUTERS/ Christian Hartmann

A painting by French post-impressionist artist Paul Gauguin fetched 9.5 million euros ($10.5 million) in a Paris auction on Tuesday.

Arts10 days ago

Swiss billionaire and politician Christoph Blocher poses in front of a painting by Ferdinand Hodler "Vue du Leman depuis Chexbres" after after a guided visit for the media of his collection at the Fondation Gianadda in Martigny, Switzerland, December 6, 2019.  REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Christoph Blocher's vast collection of works by Switzerland's master painters is a fitting accompaniment to the 79-year-old billionaire's decades at the vanguard of right-wing Swiss politics.

World News17 days ago

FILE PHOTO: A letter written by Queen Elizabeth I of England is inspected at Christies auctioneers in London before its sale June26, 2007. The auction of The Albin Schram Collection of Autograph Letters will be held in London in July. REUTERS/James Boardman

Elizabeth I, one of England's best-loved monarchs, has been revealed to be the translator behind an English version of an ancient text by Tacitus who described the high politics, treachery and debauchery of the Roman elite.

Arts18 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Workers install a portrait due to be sold at auction by Christie's on November 27 which depicts composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart as a teenager, painted in January 1770, and attributed to Veronese master Gaimbettino Cignaroli, in Paris, November 12, 2019. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann/File Photo

A rare portrait of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart sold for 4 million euros on Wednesday at Christie's in Paris, rocketing past the auction house's presale estimate of 800,000-1.2 million euros.

Artsa month ago

FILE PHOTO: A worker installs a 17th century copy of the painting Mona Lisa  before its auction at Sotheby's auction house in Paris, France, November 14, 2019. REUTERS/Johanna Geron/File Photo

A 17th-century copy of Leonardo da Vinci's "Mona Lisa" was sold on Tuesday at Sotheby's auction house in Paris for 552,500 euros ($611,950), much more than the initial valuation of 70,000-90,000 euros.

Sports News20 days ago

Babe Ruth's 500th home run bat is shown before it goes up for auction by SCP Auctions in Laguna Niguel, California, U.S., November 25, 2019.  REUTERS/Mike Blake

Babe Ruth is poised to hit another home run, only this time on the sports memorabilia market when the bat he used to slug No. 500 nearly a century ago hits the auction block on Wednesday.

Business News4 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Delta Air Lines planes are shown parked at their gates at the airport in Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S., January 12, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Delta Air Lines Inc <DAL.N> sees another annual rise in profit and revenue in 2020 driven by what Chief Executive Ed Bastian called a growing interest in air travel by consumers across the generational spectrum.

Earnings4 days ago

FILE PHOTO: A sign displays the logo of Dixons Carphone at the company headquarters in London, Britain August 1, 2017. REUTERS/Neil Hall

British electricals retailer Dixons Carphone <DC.L> stuck to its forecast for annual profit and said a plan to cope with the challenging mobile phone market was working, but it wasn't counting on any post-election boost.

Business News11 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Workers are seen at the damaged site of Saudi Aramco oil facility in Khurais, Saudi Arabia, September 20, 2019. REUTERS/Hamad l Mohammed//File Photo

Saudi Aramco is looking to buy insurance against war and terror attacks after a damaging drone and missile attack on some of its oil facilities in September, two sources told Reuters.

World News12 days ago

In a gesture of unity at what they called a time of political crisis, four British artists broke with tradition by choosing to share the 2019 Turner Prize.

World News12 days ago

U.S. President Donald Trump meets with France's President Emmanuel Macron, ahead of the NATO summit in Watford, in London, Britain, December 3, 2019. Ludovic Marin/Pool via REUTERS

They have hosted each other for state visits and dined at the Eiffel Tower, but the once-budding bromance between U.S. President Donald Trump and France's Emmanuel Macron looks to have turned into a bad date as they traded blows ahead of a NATO summit.

World News13 days ago

An art exhibition in Kyrgyzstan that featured a woman undressing in front of an audience has been censored by the government, and the head of the gallery has resigned after receiving death threats.

Business News13 days ago

FILE PHOTO: The New York Stock Exchange is pictured in the Manhattan borough of New York, September 21, 2015.  REUTERS/Carlo Allegri/File Photo

Monday's slide in U.S. stocks prompted at least one large investors to load up big on stock options that would guard against a sharper hit to stocks into the start of next year.

Business News13 days ago

FILE PHOTO: A Gulfstream 650ER business jet is displayed at the Gulfstream booth at the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) exhibition in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. October 21, 2019.  REUTERS/David Becker/File Photo

As U.S. corporate jet use approaches pre-financial crisis levels and chief executives take an increasing number of personal trips on the company tab, many investors are being kept in the dark about the true cost of the perk.

World News22 days ago

FILE PHOTO - Iranian Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri speaks during a news conference after a meeting with Iraq's top Shi'ite cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani in Najaf, south of Baghdad, February 18, 2015. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

Iranian Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri on Saturday warned regional countries of unspecified dire consequences if it is proven that they meddled to stoke unrest in Iran, the semi-official news agency Fars reported.

World News22 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Iranian Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri speaks during a news conference after a meeting with Iraq's top Shi'ite cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani in Najaf, south of Baghdad, February 18, 2015. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani/File Photo

Iranian Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri on Saturday warned regional countries of consequences if it is proven that they meddled to stoke recent unrest in Iran.

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