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Newly-installed art piece at HIA reflects Qatar’s heritage and culture

Newly-installed art piece at HIA reflects Qatar’s heritage and culture

Cosmos, a one-of-its-kind public art piece by internationally-acclaimed contemporary French artist Jean-Michel Othoniel, does not go unnoticed by a multicultural audience at Hamad International Airport (HIA).

Fire Station panel to select art programme applicants

Fire Station panel to select art programme applicants

A panel of judges will evaluate applications and choose “the most distinguished applicants” in the country.

Blaze rips through one of world's best art schools in Glasgow

Blaze rips through one of world's best art schools in Glasgow

Fire ripped through one of the world's top art schools in the Scottish city of Glasgow early Saturday, as the historic building was undergoing major restoration work following another blaze four years ago.

Climate protest prompts partial evacuation at Louvre

Climate protest prompts partial evacuation at Louvre

The Louvre briefly evacuated one its busiest rooms on Monday after black-clad environmental activists staged a protest against oil giant Total's patronage of the Paris museum.

HIA and Qatar Museums unveil ‘Small Lie’ by Kaws

HIA and Qatar Museums unveil ‘Small Lie’ by Kaws

"Our public art offering at HIA aims to inspire travellers as well as local talents flying through the airport,” QM’s chief strategic planning officer Khalid Yousef al-Ibrahim said.

Qanat Qarnevale coming to Pearl-Qatar, says UDC

Qanat Qarnevale coming to Pearl-Qatar, says UDC

The carnival will take place from Wednesday until February 3 between 4pm and 9pm, across various locations around Qanat Quartier at The Pearl.

Rare Van Gogh drawings, 'forgotten' Flincks go on display

Rare Van Gogh drawings, 'forgotten' Flincks go on display

Art lovers are in for a rare treat as four forgotten works by Dutch masters Vincent van Gogh and 17th-century painter Govert Flinck have gone on display, after gathering dust for more than 100 years.

Looted Angkor jewellery returned to Cambodia

Looted Angkor jewellery returned to Cambodia

A set of ancient Angkorian gold jewellery was returned to Cambodia Saturday with an elaborate procession through the capital, decades after the precious pieces were looted from a famed jungle temple.

Controversial Da Vinci is New York auction season star

Controversial Da Vinci is New York auction season star

What is the only Da Vinci painting on the open market worth? A Russian billionaire believes he was swindled when he bought it for $127.5 million. This week he'll find out if he was right.

French court to rule on Nazi-looted Pissarro painting

French court to rule on Nazi-looted Pissarro painting

A French court will rule Tuesday who really owns a painting of women picking peas by Impressionist master Camille Pissarro, more than 70 years after it was seized from a Jewish art collector.

Chad cave paintings at world heritage site defaced

Chad cave paintings at world heritage site defaced

Cave paintings at a UNESCO world heritage site in Chad have been defaced by unknown vandals, the central African nation's culture minister told AFP on Sunday.

'Spiderman' burglar on trial over $100m Paris art haul

'Spiderman' burglar on trial over $100m Paris art haul

A burglar dubbed ‘Spiderman’, notorious for daring acrobatic heists, went on trial Monday for a $100-million art heist in 2010 that saw works by Picasso and Matisse stolen from a Paris gallery.