"“This is a Christian country... If you go to Turkey or Saudi Arabia and start to discredit Islam, the reaction will be the same”"
Student who fled to Austria from Chechnya
"This study shows how governments in Europe ... are fuelling dangerous climate change and air pollution with taxpayers’ money.""
Overseas Development Institute
"Thousands of seeds of a single species can be kept alive for tens or hundreds of years""
Maria Manuela Sim-Sim
Curator, Seed Bank A. L. Belo Correia
"He has independence at his core. It is not something that he has improvised"
Friend of Carles Puigdemont
"There will be no cheating. The process is set in a way that you can't cheat. Even at the precinct, the walls of the precinct or the doors of the polling places we will have the results posted."
"“My family are talking about Catalan independence in a WhatsApp group and it’s like hmmmm, I’m going to shut up,”"
"Sound needs to endure"
Music Director, Berlin Staatsoper
"It is so important for me, I have got the gold medal!"
Asian Games swimming champion, China
US shock-rocker Marilyn Manson has launched his first show as a painter in the Austrian capital Vienna.
Entitled “Genealogies of Pain”, it is a
You are not likely to see Jerusalem if you are a holder of an Iranian passport, as an order on its last page prohibits any travel to the “occupied
The first major exhibition of Gauguin’s paintings for over 50 years has just opened at the Tate Modern in London.
The Foundation Beyeler has opened a new exhibition in Switzerland. The theme is contemporary art from Vienna at the beginning of the 20th century
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Not many people ever get the chance to see a masterpiece like Boticelli’s Birth of Venus up close. Now an Italian
Visitors line up to catch a glimpse of the work of impressionist painter Claude Monet at the Galleries Nationales du Grand Palais in Paris.
Billed as the most colourful event on the planet – nearly 30,000 people flocked to the 13th World Bodypainting Festival in Carinthia… South
It’s baffled both experts and admirers for centuries, but now Leonardo Da Vinci’s famous masterpiece the Mona Lisa appears to have given up more of
Passionate about all aspects of art, Dennis Hopper, although best known as an actor and filmmaker, clocked up more than six decades of painting
An oil painting by Turner has gone under the hammer for just over 35 million euros, a new record at auction for the British master.
In the art world, impression, cubism and the work of Fabergé are rarely found together.
But international auction house Sotheby’s has
Almost 30 years of living in Slovenia has done little to break the links that painter Huiqin Wang has with the motifs and patterns of her native
A daring art thief has snatched five masterpieces worth 500 million euros from a Paris museum in one of the biggest art robberies of all
Brazilian painter Fernando Rocha has set himself no small challenge – he wants to break Pablo Picasso’s record by completing more than 13,000
Some 1,400 masterpieces were taken from the Folkwang Museum in Essen by the Nazis in 1937. Paintings by artists such as Kandinsky, Chagall or
It is one of the history of art’s coldest cases.
Who killed the Italian Michelangelo Merisi or the painter more popularly known as Caravaggio –
The world’s largest private collection of Frida Kahlo’s works is now on show in Brussels. Some 19 paintings, six drawings, an etching and various
Hundreds of paintings and sculptures by Pablo Picasso have gone on display at the Moscow State Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts.
It is the biggest
Described as a guerilla film maker, Australian artist George Gittoes has travelled to war zones around the world, filming, taking photographs and