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Fine art and face masks: London’s Victoria and Albert Museum reopens

Five thousand years of art and design history will be joined by some more modern items when London's Victoria and Albert (V&A) museum reopens...

Creator of Misha, mascot of 1980 Moscow Olympics, dies at 84

The Russian illustrator who designed Misha, the mascot of the 1980 Moscow Olympics that were boycotted by a slew of countries, died on Monday...

Banksy mural stolen at Bataclan returned to France from Italy

Italy on Tuesday handed back to France a mural painted by British street artist Banksy which was stolen from the Paris Bataclan theatre, where...

U.S. seeks Warhol, Monet paintings linked to 1MDB scandal

The U.S. Department of Justice on Wednesday said it was looking to recover another $96 million in assets in real estate and artwork linked...

Uffizi masterpieces show Black culture’s role in the Renaissance

Italy's Uffizi gallery said on Thursday it was planning to pick out nine of its masterpieces for a project to highlight the part that...

U.S. seeks Warhol, Monet paintings linked to 1MDB scandal

The U.S. Department of Justice on Wednesday said it was looking to recover another $96 million in assets in real estate and artwork allegedly...

Greece urges Turkey to keep Hagia Sophia as museum

Greece said on Thursday Turkey risked opening up "a huge emotional chasm" with Christian countries if it pressed ahead with a proposal to convert...

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