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Nobel laureate Bob Dylan’s artwork in major London show

LONDON (AP) -- The timing couldn’t be better for Saturday’s opening of “The Beaten Path,” a major exhibit of Bob Dylan’s artworks at the Halcyon Gallery on London’s pricey New Bond Street. Worldwide...

Updated : 2016.11.03 13:13

24th annual Daesan Literary Awards announces winners

The 24th annual Daesan Literary Awards has announced the winners of Korea’s most valuable annual literary prizes for this year. This year’s winners are Lee Jang-wook for his book of poetry titled “B...

Updated : 2016.11.02 19:23

Is Van Gogh's famous bed lurking in a Dutch attic?

THE HAGUE (AFP) -- A bed first made famous by Vincent van Gogh's 1888 painting “The Bedroom” may today still be lurking in a home or attic in a small Dutch town, an art historian said Sunday. Britai...

Updated : 2016.10.31 13:52

Art star Basquiat showcased in Italy retrospective

MILAN (AFP) -- New York’s Eighties art scene is coming to Milan with a show dedicated to the late Haitian-American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, whose works now sell for phenomenal sums. From his ch...

Updated : 2016.10.31 13:51

[Herald Review] Contemporary ballet meets Korean folklore in ‘Sin-si’

The Seoul Metropolitan Dance Theater’s latest production “Sin-Si, the Festival of the Sun” is the epitome of stage culture fusion, unifying contemporary and classical ballet movements with traditi...

Updated : 2016.10.27 17:10

Marcia Haydee to direct Korean National Ballet in ‘The Sleeping Beauty’

When John Cranko, the founder and first director of the leading German ballet company Stuttgart Ballet, mentioned Marcia Haydee’s potential as a choreographer, she was adamantly against this outlook...

Updated : 2016.10.25 16:45

[Newsmaker] Korean cultural figures accused of sexual harassment

A number of prominent individuals in the Korean literary and art worlds -- including a poet, a contemporary art museum curator and a novelist whose recent work explored a love affair between a high s...

Updated : 2016.10.24 17:50

Flemish ‘Mystic Lamb’ masterpiece restored after chaotic past

GHENT, Belgium (AFP) -- A painstaking restoration of a 15th-century Flemish masterpiece is revealing the long-lost detail and splendor that helped make the altarpiece one of the world’s most stolen ...

Updated : 2016.10.24 15:01

A true nomad at heart

LONDON -- In 2000, artist Koo Jeong-a was commissioned by a Swiss cultural foundation to write a book. Handpicked by renowned German art curator Beatrix Ruf, who is now director of the Stedelijk Mus...

Updated : 2016.10.23 16:39

[Highlights] Arts and entertainment calendar

Dance French dance company Compagnie DCA performs “Contact.” (Official website) “Sleeping Beauty”: Korean National Ballet will perform “Sleeping Beauty” at the Seoul Arts Center Opera House ...

Updated : 2016.10.21 17:14

David Hockney makes splash at Frankfurt fair with 2,000-euro book

FRANKFURT (AFP) -- British contemporary artist David Hockney unveiled a 500-page art book at the Frankfurt fair Wednesday that is so large it comes with its own stand -- and a price tag of 2,000 euro...

Updated : 2016.10.20 14:19

Yoko Ono unveils her first permanent US art installation

CHICAGO (AFP) -- Yoko Ono, whose last recorded song with John Lennon was inspired by Chicago, unveiled here Tuesday the final piece of her first permanent US art installation. The sculpture, which i...

Updated : 2016.10.20 14:15

Juliet at 53: Prima ballerina Alessandra Ferri defies all odds

Defying all odds, at the age of 53, world-renowned Italian prima ballerina Alessandra Ferri is still not ready to hang up her ballet shoes. After deciding to return to the stage after a five-year ab...

Updated : 2016.10.19 16:46

New light shines on Botticelli masterpieces

FLORENCE, Italy (AFP) -- Two of the most famous works of Sandro Botticelli, “Spring” and the “Birth of Venus,” were unveiled in a new setting Monday, following extensive renovation work at Floren...

Updated : 2016.10.18 11:25

Harvard museum to dust off curiosities long kept in storage

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) -- As one of the world’s oldest museums dedicated to anthropology turns 150, it’s undergoing some big changes to showcase its significant role in developing the discipline. Lea...

Updated : 2016.10.18 11:23