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Russian police detain suspect after bold gallery heist

World / Crime & Legal Jan 28, 2019

Russian police detain suspect after bold gallery heist

Russian police said they have detained a suspect after a painting was stolen from a Moscow gallery Sunday, when the thief strolled unchallenged past visitors who mistook him for an employee. Red-faced officials said security would be stepped up at the State Tretyakov Gallery following ...

Iconic creations of Bauhaus design spanning the last 100 years

Style & Design Jan 20, 2019

Iconic creations of Bauhaus design spanning the last 100 years

As Bauhaus, the most influential design school of the 20th century, marks its 100th birthday, examples of its keep-it-simple elegance can still be found across the globe. The movement, based on the "form follows function" principle, revolutionized the practices of artists and artisans during 14 ...

In 2018, art came via many anniversaries in Japan

Art Dec 12, 2018

In 2018, art came via many anniversaries in Japan

by John L. Tran

This year saw a lot of anniversaries in Japan. It was 1868 when Crown Prince Mutsuhito became the Emperor Meiji, the official policy of national isolation ended and the country was set on a course to become a modern industrialized nation-state. This birthday seems ...