Swedes' long journey to their final resting place

File photo of churchyard visitors at the grave of Swedish actress Greta Garbo in Stockholm,...

Elvis guitar fetches $334,000 at New York auction

Elvis Presley file picture.   New York: A guitar given to Elvis Presley by h...


Grandson to auction Miro paintings to help refugees

Gallery assistants pose with a work by Spanish artist Joan Miro titled 'Le Fa...

African-American history museum to fill void in downtown Washington

The Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture in ...

Five questions about China's Cultural Revolution

A picture made available on 12 May 2016 shows visitors looking at souvenirs in front of por...

George R.R. Martin posts excerpt from new ‘Game of Thrones’ book

This file photo taken on September 19, 2015 shows writer George R.R. Martin, winner of Outs...

Basquiat record set in solid result for Christie's contemporary art auction

Jean-Michel Basquiat, Untitled, 1982 was offered in the Post-war and Contemporary Art Eveni...

Statue of Hitler goes for $17.2 mn at NY auction

The artwork 'Him',depicting Hitler on his knees in prayer by artist Maurizio Cattel...

Kolkata trams transformed into art, culture hubs

Artists paint tramcars for the two-day festival 'Tram Tales' at a tram depot in Cal...

Colourful lights revive Syria's ancient city Palmyra

A symphony orchestra performs in the ancient theater of Palmyra, Syria, 06 May 2016. E...

Political thriller 'Extreme Prey' tops U.S. fiction bestseller list

John Sandford and the cover of his 26th Prey novel Extreme Prey. Image courtesy: G.P. Putna...

San Francisco's revamped modern art museum eyes global splash

A file photo taken on April 27, 2016 shows The San Francisco Museum of Modern&nbs...

Royalty, Obama & fans mark 400 years since Shakespeare died

Tourists watch an actor perform at the house where William Shakespeare was born during cele...

Things to know about Shakespeare, 400 years after his death

People hold up face masks with William Shakespeare's portrait during celebrations to ma...

Such stuff as dreams are made on: fans mark Shakespeare's 400th

Wearing masks of the "Bard of Avon", members of the public prepare for the parade...

Metsu painting stolen by Nazis, heads to auction

File picture of an ongoing auction at Sotheby's.    New York: Sothe...

Sweden's newborn prince to be named Alexander

  STOCKHOLM: Sweden's palace has announced that the latest addition to the roya...

Half of women on boards like quotas but male colleagues say no - survey

By Ellen Wulfhorst NEW YORK: Half of women sitting on corporate boards of direct...

Replica of 5,000-year-old 'Iceman' made on 3D printer

US Paleo artist Gary Staab works on another copy of the Oetzi mummy at the South Tyrol Muse...

German museum exhibits racist stickers spanning 130 years

BERLIN: One of Germany's main history museums is exhibiting racist and anti-Semitic...

Canapes under the canopy? Paris gentrifies rusty mall

PARIS: Swapping burgers for lobster souffle and rusty welding for a state-of-the-art cano...