Michael Keating International - Arts & Culture

Reuters: Arts

The mural stretched over 10 metres of wall in Senegal's seaside capital Dakar shows a giant pair of hands reaching out for sanitiser, and a woman in hoop earrings and a facemask colored blue, red, gold and green.

3/31/2020 3:20:25 AM

Thieves stole a painting by Dutch master Vincent van Gogh early on Monday from the Netherlands' Singer Laren Museum, which is currently closed to the public because of the coronavirus.

3/31/2020 2:21:30 AM

The main Polish opposition candidate running for president called on Sunday for a boycott of the country's May election due to the coronavirus and completely suspended her campaign, adding to doubts about whether the vote will go ahead as planned.

3/29/2020 2:43:40 PM

Moscow's famed Bolshoi Theater has begun streaming some of its most notable past performances online after being forced to shut its doors to the public as a result of tough new restrictions aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus.

3/27/2020 2:29:52 PM

The U.S. Treasury secretary and the Senate Democratic leader voiced confidence late on Monday for a deal to be reached soon on a far-reaching coronavirus economic stimulus package that had been stalled in the U.S. Senate as lawmakers haggled over it.

3/24/2020 4:57:44 PM

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Arts & Life : NPR

The SXSW Film Festival joins other canceled or postponed film fests looking for alternate ways to screen their movies.

4/2/2020 7:51:42 PM

Polish director Malgorzata Szumowska's film about a young woman (Raffey Cassidy) questioning her place in a remote religious cult wears its broad allegory on its (woolen) sleeve.

4/2/2020 4:00:54 PM

After a long hiatus, the iconic Half-Life video game franchise is back. Half-Life: Alyx came out last week, and hopes to re-shape the virtual reality industry.

4/2/2020 3:12:00 PM

Pretty Bitches, a new essay collection edited by Lizzie Skurnick, explores how words that sound complimentary can actually be loaded with sexism. "These words are code," Skurnick says.

4/2/2020 3:12:00 PM

The singer, known for songs like "Things Fall Apart" and "Is That All There Is," died on Wednesday.

4/2/2020 2:59:48 PM