NEW YORK (Reuters) – Muhammad Ali’s 1974 WBC heavyweight championship boxing belt and a handwritten letter about his conversion to Islam are among pieces that can reach the auction block in September, in the largest such sale since Ali’s departure in June.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – A picture is worth a thousand words – or at least that’s the doctrine behind a Fresh York practice that’s creating Zika-divine artwork to raise consciousness about the virus.
PRAGUE (Reuters) – His Vaclav Havel Prize was given by a Russian performance artist on Monday to a businessman who promised to finance a Russian group whose members are convicted of killing officers.
SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia on Thursday unveiled plans for the biggest renovations to the Sydney Opera House since its launch in 1973, with more than A$ 200 million ($ 154 million) earmarked to update the UNESCO world heritage-listed website.
A fresh statue honoring the “I Love Lucy” star was set to be unveiled on Saturday in Celoron, New York, on what would have been Ball’s 105th birthday, after residents of her hometown made it clear they didn’t “adore” an unflattering preceding variation.
(Reuters) – An Art Nouveau facade designed by the renowned Belgian architect Victor Horta lies greening with mould and covered in litter in a Brussels warehouse, forgotten just five years after it was last shown to the people.
LONDON (Reuters) – A fresh “Harry Potter” play that started to swooning reviews and delighted gasps from the crowd indicates the ending of the journey for the precious boy magician, his originator J.K. Rowling said at the play’s premiere in London on Saturday.
BAYREUTH, Germany – Protection issues after killings in Germany, coupled with Islamic components in a fresh production of Richard Wagner’s opera “Parsifal”, created a nervous opening for the yearly festival dedicated to the composer in Bayreuth on Monday.
CUENCA, Spain (Reuters) – Scenes of his incarceration have copied for a fresh art installation, a string of nearly life size dioramas – encased in steel boxes – showing his life in jail.
LONDON (Reuters) – A SWAT van spray painted by evasive street artist Banksy will go under the hammer at a London auction on Wednesday with an estimated sale price of around $ 400,000.