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12 Jun, 2019, 16:55 BST Artprice: A Masterpiece by Caravaggio, a Monet, a Bacon and a Small Basquiat to Close Out H1 2019

Since the beginning of the year the American art market has reassured all of its protagonists, and is now testing Richard Prince's new range of...


12 Jun, 2019, 11:10 BST UBS Collaborates With Artist Federico Herrero to Celebrate 26 Years as Global Lead Partner of Art Basel in Basel

UBS celebrates its 26th year of support as Global Lead Partner for Art Basel in Basel (13 – 16 June 2019), presenting new works by Herrero. Building...


12 Jun, 2019, 06:55 BST World stamp exhibition opens in Wuhan, China

The CHINA 2019 FIP General World Stamp Exhibition, also known as "the Olympic Games for Philately", opened on Tuesday in the central Chinese city of...


11 Jun, 2019, 18:30 BST Justice for Lai Dai Han Unveils Historic Statue to Honour Victims of Sexual Violence

Today, Justice for Lai Dai Han (JLDH) was joined by Nobel Peace Prize recipient, Nadia Murad, and other distinguished Parliamentary guests, including ...


10 Jun, 2019, 12:02 BST Elbphilharmonie Hamburg Welcomes 10 Millionth Visitor

Last weekend, the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg has cleared the 10 million mark in the number of visitors to the Plaza. The publicly accessible...


07 Jun, 2019, 02:00 BST Museum Jan van der Togt: Ayako Rokkaku: 'Fumble in colors, tiny discoveries'

Museum Jan van der Togt is proud to present the exhibition 'Fumble in colors, tiny discoveries' by the Japanese artist Ayako Rokkaku. In addition to...


06 Jun, 2019, 09:00 BST Opening of New Main Gallery with Exhibition 'Republic at Sea'

Het Scheepvaartmuseum (the National Maritime Museum) opened its new Main Gallery on 10 May with the impressive exhibition Republic at Sea. The...


06 Jun, 2019, 06:36 BST Slovenian Walking Tour Celebrates Most Successful Escape of WW2

After escaping with six other prisoners of war, Ralph Churches went back for more than a hundred of his mates. Aided by the resistance, they fled...


05 Jun, 2019, 21:09 BST It's Time to Make Your Fringe as the 2019 Edinburgh Festival Fringe Programme Is Revealed

The Fringe sparked into life today with the launch of the official 2019 Edinburgh Festival Fringe Programme, featuring a diverse selection of work...


05 Jun, 2019, 12:26 BST Yichun to boost tourism industry development in Jiangxi

The 2019 Jiangxi Tourism Industry Development Conference opened in Yichun City, East China's Jiangxi province on June 5. The annual event is an...


05 Jun, 2019, 11:00 BST Global Citizen Forum Launches Membership Community

The Global Citizen Forum introduces its membership-based community that offers year-long access to events and experiences around the world with a...


04 Jun, 2019, 16:35 BST Artprice: Events Marking Gustave Courbet's Bicentennial Could Stimulate His Market

Gustave Courbet was born on 10 June 1819 in Ornans, a small town in Franche-Comté that has been home to the Courbet Museum since 2013. This Monday,...


02 Jun, 2019, 06:56 BST Create Emblem and Mascot for 2021 Summer Universiade in Chengdu and Get a Cash Reward!

The 2021 Summer Universiade will be held in Chengdu, China in August 2021. The organizers are seeking for design ideas of the emblem and the mascot....


30 May, 2019, 17:58 BST Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Nadia Murad to Unveil Statue With Justice for Lai Dai Han

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Nadia Murad will be at Church House near Westminster at 6.30pm on 11th June 2019 to unveil a statue to honour all victims...


30 May, 2019, 09:00 BST Jean Boulle Luxury Partners With Artist Cesare Catania to Launch Art and Diamonds Exhibition

Jean Boulle Luxury, a subsidiary of the Jean Boulle Group, is bringing its innovative Sun King® Natural Gem Diamond Coating to the international art...


29 May, 2019, 12:18 BST Artprice: Hong Kong Drives the Contemporary Art Market

Christie's, Phillips and Bonhams have at last started their 2019 sales programme in Hong Kong, two months after the other major auction houses began...


29 May, 2019, 08:00 BST Hamburg Welcomes Rotary Members From Across the World: 2019 Rotary International Convention in Northern Germany

Over the coming days, Hamburg/Germany will be transformed into "Rotary City" as more than 25,000 Rotary members from around the globe will be getting ...


28 May, 2019, 13:35 BST Ceremony of Laying the Foundation Stone for the 'Symbol Residence' Attended by Mayor of Agios Tychonas Ioannou Charalambos and Billionairess Elena Baturina

May 24th 2019, the ceremony of laying the Foundation stone was held for 'Symbol', a high-end residential development in Agios Tychonas, Limassol,...


28 May, 2019, 12:30 BST Weathering Steel Market Worth $1.6 Billion by 2024 - Exclusive Report by MarketsandMarkets™

According to the new research report "Weathering Steel Market by Type (Corten-A, Corten-B), Form (Sheets, Plates, Bars), Availability (Painted,...


28 May, 2019, 12:15 BST Sofitel Invites Guests to 'Live The French Way'

As the first international luxury hotel brand to originate from France, Sofitel Hotels & Resorts is a renowned global ambassador of French style and...


28 May, 2019, 12:15 BST Sofitel Invites Guests to 'Live The French Way'

- New global brand campaign celebrates Sofitel's French roots, offering a modern spin on design, gastronomy, arts & culture, well-being and more As...


28 May, 2019, 06:48 BST Shenyang invites the world with its cheongsam

On May 24, The First Chinese Cheongsam Culture Festival and Shengjing 1636 -- The Third Shenyang International Cheongsam Culture Festival was...


24 May, 2019, 11:28 BST Maison Perrier-Jouët and Winnie Harlow Turn the amfAR Gala Cannes Red Carpet Green With an Extravagant Creation Inspired by Unbridled Nature

Driven by the free spirit of its founders and its relationship with Art Nouveau, Maison Perrier-Jouët has cultivated creative liberty and an...


24 May, 2019, 10:45 BST There Finally Is A Preeminent International Asian Art Maestro Whose Exhibition Greatly Astounds the Art World And Requires Visitors' Flow Control

The art of Dr. Yuhua Shouzhi Wang is sending shock waves through the art world. Over the past few decades, Dr. Yuhua Shouzhi Wang has worked quietly...


24 May, 2019, 09:00 BST Lights on! It's time to shine for Vivid Sydney 2019

Sydney will be awash with breathtaking colour and special effects for the next 23 nights, with the lights officially turned on for Vivid Sydney this...