Gulf Times - art
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.

Swiss billionaire fined $4 mn over undeclared artwork

Swiss billionaire fined $4 mn over undeclared artwork

Swiss customs authorities have slapped a billionaire with a $4 million fine for failing to properly declare some 200 artworks imported into Switzerland, according to media reports confirmed by officials Sunday.

Christo fans told rain may prevent walking on water

Christo fans told rain may prevent walking on water

Fans of renowned artist Christo faced disappointment for a second day Sunday after his latest work in northern Italy was partly closed by rain.

Art installation

Art installation

A gallery assistant poses with an art installation entitled “All the Eternal Love I Have for the Pumpkins”, 2016...

Qatar, China showcasing seven exhibitions this year

Qatar, China showcasing seven exhibitions this year

Qatar Museums (QM), under the guidance of chairperson HE Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, is presenting a range of seven exhibitions ...

Environmental awareness raised through art

Environmental awareness raised through art

Art is a significant tool to help raise awareness on the role of recycling in protecting and preserving the environment, a member of QatART Handmade Community said.

Concert kicks off lead-up to opening of Louvre Abu Dhabi

Concert kicks off lead-up to opening of Louvre Abu Dhabi

A season of events leading up to the opening later this year of the Louvre Abu Dhabi has kicked off with a concert mixing traditional Arab music with a classical Western orchestra.

‘Art for Tomorrow’ to explore global influences

‘Art for Tomorrow’ to explore global influences

The second annual edition of The New York Times “Art for Tomorrow” conference was officially opened in Doha on Sunday under the theme “Technology, Creativity and the City”.