Bosnia pays tribute to David Bowie with vast mural


SARAJEVO A group of artists unveiled a huge mural of David Bowie in Sarajevo on Saturday to commemorate the British musician's humanitarian work during the Bosnian war. | Video

Florence fines Uffizi Gallery director for ticket tout warning

FLORENCE, Italy The city of Florence has fined the head of the Uffizi Gallery for broadcasting publicity without authorisation after he aired a recording warning visitors not to buy entry to one of the world's most famous art museums from ticket touts.

Turning 90, Winnie-the-Pooh meets Britain's queen in new story

LONDON Winnie-the-Pooh turns 90 this year and the much-loved children's character returns for a new adventure in which he meets someone else celebrating the same significant birthday -- Britain's Queen Elizabeth. | Video

Pro-EU group unveils Soviet-style mural of Trump kissing ex-Mayor Johnson

LONDON A giant mural of Donald Trump locked in a kiss with former London mayor Boris Johnson in the style of a legendary Soviet-era image has been unveiled by a group campaigning for Britain to stay in the European Union.

Constable painting seen fetching to $23.5 million at auction

LONDON, May 26 British painter John Constable's six-foot artwork "View on the Stour near Dedham," will go under the hammer next month where it is expected to fetch around 12 million to 16 million pounds ($17.6 million - $23.5 million), Christie's said on Thursday.

Private collectors display their Banksy art in Rome

ROME The mysterious British street artist known as Banksy has stenciled on surfaces from London to Gaza, but now a large collection of his work is going on display in a much more conventional setting - a museum in Rome. | Video

New York art students mold clay into faces of city's nameless

NEW YORK When Amy Pekal signed up for the New York Academy of Art to hone her skills as a sculptor, she never thought she would end up assisting in a police investigation.

Auctioneer Christie's fined for putting undocumented ivory on sale

LONDON Auctioneer Christie's has been fined 3,250 pounds ($4,750) for selling elephant ivory without the correct documentation, London police said on Tuesday.

South Korean novelist Han wins Man Booker International Prize

SEOUL South Korean author Han Kang won the Man Booker International Prize for fiction on Monday for her novel "The Vegetarian", a dark, surreal story about a woman who gives up eating meat and seeks to become a tree. | Video

Filipino painters used dirty-water pigments to highlight pollution in Manila

MANILA Polluted Manila river water has inspired a team of Filipino artists to paint watercolors using dirty water pigments to promote awareness of environmental degradation. | Video