Samsung Family Donates 23,000 Works to S. Korean Museums Amid $11 Billion Tax Bill

The wait is over. Today the family of Lee Kun-hee, the billionaire Samsung chieftain who died last October, began detailing his massive estate, the gargantuan tax they intend to pay on it, and their philanthropic plans, which include gifts of some 23,000 works from his art collection to South Korean museums and hundreds of millions of dollars to ...

7:20 pm Et May 2, 2021

‘Nomadland’ Wins Best Picture Oscar

Chloe Zhao’s "Nomadland," a drama about a woman living out of a van, won the Oscar for best picture at the Academy Awards. Frances McDormand, who has the ...

11:30 am Et April 26, 2021

Greek police recover ancient statue of 'exceptional artwork'

A man has been arrested on suspicion of antiquities smuggling for trying to sell an ancient marble statue of “exceptional artwork” that once likely adorned a temple on ...

10:10 pm Et March 19, 2021

Churchill painting owned by Angelina Jolie sells for $11.5M

A Moroccan landscape painted by Winston Churchill and owned by Angelina Jolie sold at auction on Monday for more than $11.5 million, smashing the previous record for a ...

5:21 pm Et March 2, 2021

Angelina Jolie selling Moroccan painting by Winston Churchill at an Auction

Tower of the Koutoubia Mosque by Winston Churchill is on its way to finding a new owner. The painting’s current owner, American actor Angelina Jolie is slated to sell the ...

11:10 pm Et February 2, 2021

Art exhibition gathers Moroccan, African visual artists in Casablanca

A collective art exhibition entitled "Reflection" was opened Saturday at the Living4Art gallery in Casablanca, with the participation of 20 Moroccan and African visual artists. This exhibition, which ...

2:39 pm Et January 17, 2021

Victorian house in London hides remarkable Islamic interiors

Hidden in a reasonably unassuming house in London's upmarket borough of Kensington and Chelsea is the Leighton House Museum, a wunderkammer of Islamic art and architecture. Now the ...

8:23 pm Et January 10, 2021

CCM awarded Grand Prix at Diorama's International Film festival of India

The Moroccan Cinematographic Center (CCM) won, on Monday, the Grand Prix of the Diorama's International Film festival of India, in the category of the presentation of the best ...

3:32 pm Et January 7, 2021

Arts fighting to survive COVID-19 impact

The culture sector, which employs over 30 million people globally, has been hit much harder than expected by the coronavirus pandemic and its fallout, the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has said. "The sector, which accounts for 30 million jobs, is struggling to survive and needs our help," UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay said ...

5:20 pm Et December 23, 2020

Le Palais Ronsard in Marrakech awarded 2020 versailles prize for most beautiful restaurant in the World

The Versailles Prize for the most beautiful restaurant in the world (2020) was awarded, Thursday in Paris, to Le Palais Ronsard in Marrakech, the organizers said. This world ...

5:06 pm Et December 21, 2020
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