Art


Dancers adapt to staging productions online

HOW do you create dance in the age of coronavirus when dancers are not supposed to touch each other and stay 1 or 2 meters apart? All across the world choreographers grapple with the challenge of creating ...

July 5, 2020, Sunday


‘Mona Lisa’ back to grindstone as Louvre reopens

THE “Mona Lisa” found herself all alone. The coronavirus pandemic had emptied her room at the Louvre Museum of its usual throngs of admirers. In a silence worthy of a cathedral, she gazed undisturbed ...

July 5, 2020, Sunday


Photographers go to fashion and beyond

n array of photos on display at Shanghai Center of Photography presents thought-provoking reflections on fashion photography dating back to the 1980s. A collaboration with the Foundation for the Exhibition ...

June 28, 2020, Sunday


Theaters in UK adapt to social distancing

London’s West End has traditionally drawn people from all over the world to see its shows but theaters have been forced to reinvent themselves because of the coronavirus outbreak. Fifteen million tickets ...

June 21, 2020, Sunday


Sculptor creates 3D floating house

A Czech sculptor has teamed up with a group of architects to create a 3D-printed house prototype that could become a holiday home for the future. The house is being printed from special concrete in the ...

June 21, 2020, Sunday


Intimate viewing of artworks, cash crunch as Prado reopens

A moment of almost total silence contemplating Diego Velazquez’s “Las Meninas” is the rare opportunity offered by Madrid’s Prado museum as it reopened its doors to a handful of visitors last week, three ...

June 14, 2020, Sunday


Music plays on in Vienna, with tiny audiences

After months of silence due to the coronavirus outbreak, Vienna’s illustrious classical music venues are throwing open their doors — but their vast halls can now host only 100 audience members at a ti...

June 14, 2020, Sunday


Christo, an artist renowned for massive, fleeting displays, dies

CHRISTO, known for massive, ephemeral public arts projects, died last Sunday at his home in New York. He was 84. His death was announced on Twitter and the artist’s web page. No cause was given. Along ...

June 7, 2020, Sunday


Italian masterpieces without the masses

THE Uffizi Galleries, the most-visited museum in Italy, is open after three months of the COVID-19 lockdown, delighting art lovers who don’t have to jostle with throngs of tourists thanks to new social ...

June 7, 2020, Sunday


A rare COVID-19 blessing for Dutch art museum

IF not for the pandemic, Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum would have missed out on a classic Dutch 16th-century painting it badly craved. Instead, the work now graces a central hall of one of the world’s most ...

June 7, 2020, Sunday




 

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