Arts

Arts coverage from Reuters.

Arts2 days ago

A sand carver works on a sculpture during the Sand Sculpture Festival "Disney Sand Magic" in Ostend, Belgium June 21, 2018. REUTERS/Yves Herman

On a Belgium beach, an artist adds the final touches to an imposing sand sculpture of the Incredible Hulk and his bristling muscles ahead of the opening of the world's biggest festival of its kind.

Arts3 days ago

Sculptures "Women of Venice" (1956) are pictured during the press preview of the Giacometti Institute in Paris, France, June 19, 2018. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

More than 50 years after his death, art lovers can see sculptor Alberto Giacometti's Parisian studio exactly as he left it, right down to half-finished sketches and his ashtray.

Arts3 days ago

Urine crystals grow on a pair of ballet shoes, as part of a collection by Alice Potts that imagines a future where accessories are grown from our bodily excretions, in the Royal College of Art Fashion Show in London, Britain, June 20, 2018. Picture taken June 14, 2018. REUTERS/Stuart McDill

Struggling to make your fashion more personal? No sweat. A London fashion student can help you decorate your attire with crystal accessories formed from your bodily excretions.

Arts5 days ago

Artist Christo stands in front of his work The London Mastaba, on the Serpentine in Hyde Park, London, Britain, June 18, 2018. REUTERS/Simon Dawson

A 20-metre (22-yard) high sculpture of an ancient Egyptian tomb, made from 7,506 red, white and mauve barrels, has taken temporary residence amid the aquatic wildlife on a lake in London's Hyde Park.

Arts4 days ago

FILE PHOTO: People pose for photos at the Cloud Gate public sculpture on a sunny day in Millennium Park in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., March 16, 2017.   REUTERS/Carlo Allegri/File Photo

The British sculptor Anish Kapoor sued the National Rifle Association of America on Tuesday, accusing it of using his "Cloud Gate" sculpture in Chicago's Millennium Park in a recruiting video without permission.

Arts8 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Nude models pose for a photograph by U.S. artist Spencer Tunick, for a project titled "Sea of Hull" in Hull city centre, northern England, July 9, 2016.   REUTERS/Andrew Yates/File Photo

More than 11,000 Australians who rushed for the chance to strip for American photographer Spencer Tunick will soon wear only smiles after a national supermarket chain changed its mind about allowing the shoot to go ahead on a suburban rooftop carpark.

Arts7 days ago

Two women observe "The Tip of the Iceberg", 1991 of US-Artist Barbara Bloom during the Art Basel in Basel, Switzerland, June 13, 2018. REUTERS/Moritz Hager

In a year when many major galleries made record sales, conversations at the world's biggest art fair this week were not just about the eye-watering sums paid for top works, but also about how to ensure the viability of the market's lower end.

Arts8 days ago

A visitor to Christie's views Femme dans un fauteuil by Pablo Picasso which will be auctioned in the upcoming Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale, in London, Britain June 15, 2018. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

A portrait of one of Picasso's muses and a prized painting of a Paris train station by Claude Monet go under the hammer in London next week, leading a sale of impressionist and modern art works.

Arts10 days ago

An employee poses as she views a painting forming part of  'Frida Kahlo:Making Herself Up',  an exhibition of the Mexican artist's possessions which goes on display outside of Mexico for the first time, at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, Britain, June 13, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Frida Kahlo's eyebrow pencil, lipstick, clothes and prosthetic leg are among the Mexican artist's personal belongings going on show in London, the first time her possessions will be on display outside her home country.

Arts9 days ago

Kurt Cobain is seen on December 24, 1986 in an image handed out by his family which will form part of an exhibition of his personal items which will be exhibited at Museum of Style Icons in Newbridge, Ireland. Courtesy of the Cobain Family Archive/Handout via REUTERS

An exhibition dedicated to late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain opens in Ireland next month, showcasing a selection of the grunge rock singer's belongings curated by his family.

Arts10 days ago

A rare 18th-century Chinese vase found in a shoebox in an attic fetched $19 million at a Sotheby's auction in Paris.

An 18th century Chinese vase found in a shoebox in an attic in France sold for 16.2 million euros ($19 million) at auction in Paris on Tuesday.

World News11 days ago

A Swedish state prosecutor has brought two charges of rape against the man at the center of a scandal that forced the Swedish Academy to cancel the award of the Nobel Prize for literature in 2018, the prosecutor said on Tuesday.

Arts12 days ago

72nd Annual Tony Awards - Photo Room - New York, U.S., 10/06/2018 - The cast and producers of "The Band's Visit" pose backstage with their awards, which include the Tony for Best Musical. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

"Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" won the Tony for best play on Sunday while "The Band's Visit" swept the musical categories with 10 wins, including the top award best musical at Broadway's annual honors for the best in theater.

Arts13 days ago

72nd Annual Tony Awards - Show - New York, U.S., 10/06/2018 - Artists behind "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two" accept the award for Best Play. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

The Tony Awards, the highest honors for Broadway theater, were handed out on Sunday at a ceremony in New York hosted by Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban.

Arts13 days ago

The Tony Awards, the highest honors for Broadway theater, will be handed out on Sunday at a ceremony in New York hosted by Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban.

Arts15 days ago

French performance artist Abraham Poincheval on Friday stepped out of a giant wooden statue in the shape of a prehistoric man wearing a lionskin, after spending seven days trapped inside.

Arts16 days ago

Somerset House in London unveils its latest exhibits and installations. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)

London may not be known for great weather, but the artists known as Kimchi and Chips are hoping for sun for their latest installation - a suspended halo shape created with mirrors, mist and natural light.

Arts16 days ago

Ivorian artist, Laetitia Ky uses her hair to make a point. By uniquely sculpting her tresses she has added her voice to the fight against racism and the abuse and discrimination of women.

- There's almost no image Ivorian artist Laetitia Ky can't sculpt from her own hair. Depending on her mood, she can shape her thick black tresses into light bulbs, trees, trumpets, bicycles or cupcakes.

World News17 days ago

Leaflets of the "Nureyev" ballet by director Kirill Serebrennikov, about the late Soviet ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev, are seen on a staircase banister at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow, Russia December 8, 2017. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

(In a June 5 article, corrects Serebrennikov's role in the production in paragraph 2 and corrects reference to his replacement's role in paragraph 3.)

Arts17 days ago

A Broadway revival of the 1951 Rodgers & Hammerstein musical "The King and I" comes to a London stage this summer with Japanese actor Ken Watanabe and Tony Award winner Kelli O'Hara reprising their roles from the New York production. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

A Broadway revival of the 1951 Rodgers & Hammerstein musical "The King and I" comes to a London stage this summer with Japanese actor Ken Watanabe and Tony Award winner Kelli O'Hara reprising their roles from the New York production.

Arts2 days ago

A sand carver works on a sculpture during the Sand Sculpture Festival "Disney Sand Magic" in Ostend, Belgium June 21, 2018. REUTERS/Yves Herman

On a Belgium beach, an artist adds the final touches to an imposing sand sculpture of the Incredible Hulk and his bristling muscles ahead of the opening of the world's biggest festival of its kind.

Arts3 days ago

Sculptures "Women of Venice" (1956) are pictured during the press preview of the Giacometti Institute in Paris, France, June 19, 2018. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

More than 50 years after his death, art lovers can see sculptor Alberto Giacometti's Parisian studio exactly as he left it, right down to half-finished sketches and his ashtray.

Arts3 days ago

Urine crystals grow on a pair of ballet shoes, as part of a collection by Alice Potts that imagines a future where accessories are grown from our bodily excretions, in the Royal College of Art Fashion Show in London, Britain, June 20, 2018. Picture taken June 14, 2018. REUTERS/Stuart McDill

Struggling to make your fashion more personal? No sweat. A London fashion student can help you decorate your attire with crystal accessories formed from your bodily excretions.

Arts5 days ago

Artist Christo stands in front of his work The London Mastaba, on the Serpentine in Hyde Park, London, Britain, June 18, 2018. REUTERS/Simon Dawson

A 20-metre (22-yard) high sculpture of an ancient Egyptian tomb, made from 7,506 red, white and mauve barrels, has taken temporary residence amid the aquatic wildlife on a lake in London's Hyde Park.

Arts4 days ago

FILE PHOTO: People pose for photos at the Cloud Gate public sculpture on a sunny day in Millennium Park in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., March 16, 2017.   REUTERS/Carlo Allegri/File Photo

The British sculptor Anish Kapoor sued the National Rifle Association of America on Tuesday, accusing it of using his "Cloud Gate" sculpture in Chicago's Millennium Park in a recruiting video without permission.

Arts8 days ago

FILE PHOTO: Nude models pose for a photograph by U.S. artist Spencer Tunick, for a project titled "Sea of Hull" in Hull city centre, northern England, July 9, 2016.   REUTERS/Andrew Yates/File Photo

More than 11,000 Australians who rushed for the chance to strip for American photographer Spencer Tunick will soon wear only smiles after a national supermarket chain changed its mind about allowing the shoot to go ahead on a suburban rooftop carpark.

Arts7 days ago

Two women observe "The Tip of the Iceberg", 1991 of US-Artist Barbara Bloom during the Art Basel in Basel, Switzerland, June 13, 2018. REUTERS/Moritz Hager

In a year when many major galleries made record sales, conversations at the world's biggest art fair this week were not just about the eye-watering sums paid for top works, but also about how to ensure the viability of the market's lower end.

Arts8 days ago

A visitor to Christie's views Femme dans un fauteuil by Pablo Picasso which will be auctioned in the upcoming Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale, in London, Britain June 15, 2018. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

A portrait of one of Picasso's muses and a prized painting of a Paris train station by Claude Monet go under the hammer in London next week, leading a sale of impressionist and modern art works.

Arts10 days ago

An employee poses as she views a painting forming part of  'Frida Kahlo:Making Herself Up',  an exhibition of the Mexican artist's possessions which goes on display outside of Mexico for the first time, at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, Britain, June 13, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Frida Kahlo's eyebrow pencil, lipstick, clothes and prosthetic leg are among the Mexican artist's personal belongings going on show in London, the first time her possessions will be on display outside her home country.

Arts9 days ago

Kurt Cobain is seen on December 24, 1986 in an image handed out by his family which will form part of an exhibition of his personal items which will be exhibited at Museum of Style Icons in Newbridge, Ireland. Courtesy of the Cobain Family Archive/Handout via REUTERS

An exhibition dedicated to late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain opens in Ireland next month, showcasing a selection of the grunge rock singer's belongings curated by his family.

Arts10 days ago

A rare 18th-century Chinese vase found in a shoebox in an attic fetched $19 million at a Sotheby's auction in Paris.

An 18th century Chinese vase found in a shoebox in an attic in France sold for 16.2 million euros ($19 million) at auction in Paris on Tuesday.

World News11 days ago

A Swedish state prosecutor has brought two charges of rape against the man at the center of a scandal that forced the Swedish Academy to cancel the award of the Nobel Prize for literature in 2018, the prosecutor said on Tuesday.

Arts12 days ago

72nd Annual Tony Awards - Photo Room - New York, U.S., 10/06/2018 - The cast and producers of "The Band's Visit" pose backstage with their awards, which include the Tony for Best Musical. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

"Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" won the Tony for best play on Sunday while "The Band's Visit" swept the musical categories with 10 wins, including the top award best musical at Broadway's annual honors for the best in theater.

Arts13 days ago

72nd Annual Tony Awards - Show - New York, U.S., 10/06/2018 - Artists behind "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two" accept the award for Best Play. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

The Tony Awards, the highest honors for Broadway theater, were handed out on Sunday at a ceremony in New York hosted by Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban.

Arts13 days ago

The Tony Awards, the highest honors for Broadway theater, will be handed out on Sunday at a ceremony in New York hosted by Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban.

Arts15 days ago

French performance artist Abraham Poincheval on Friday stepped out of a giant wooden statue in the shape of a prehistoric man wearing a lionskin, after spending seven days trapped inside.

Arts16 days ago

Somerset House in London unveils its latest exhibits and installations. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)

London may not be known for great weather, but the artists known as Kimchi and Chips are hoping for sun for their latest installation - a suspended halo shape created with mirrors, mist and natural light.

Arts16 days ago

Ivorian artist, Laetitia Ky uses her hair to make a point. By uniquely sculpting her tresses she has added her voice to the fight against racism and the abuse and discrimination of women.

- There's almost no image Ivorian artist Laetitia Ky can't sculpt from her own hair. Depending on her mood, she can shape her thick black tresses into light bulbs, trees, trumpets, bicycles or cupcakes.

World News17 days ago

Leaflets of the "Nureyev" ballet by director Kirill Serebrennikov, about the late Soviet ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev, are seen on a staircase banister at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow, Russia December 8, 2017. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

(In a June 5 article, corrects Serebrennikov's role in the production in paragraph 2 and corrects reference to his replacement's role in paragraph 3.)

Arts17 days ago

A Broadway revival of the 1951 Rodgers & Hammerstein musical "The King and I" comes to a London stage this summer with Japanese actor Ken Watanabe and Tony Award winner Kelli O'Hara reprising their roles from the New York production. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

A Broadway revival of the 1951 Rodgers & Hammerstein musical "The King and I" comes to a London stage this summer with Japanese actor Ken Watanabe and Tony Award winner Kelli O'Hara reprising their roles from the New York production.

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