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Contemporary art brings life to Cairo's City of the Dead

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CAIRO On a winding road leading into Cairo's City of the Dead, a cartoon mouse with round ears and green eyes adorns the shop fronts and walls of the mausoleums where thousands of Egyptians live among the gravestones.

France's 'Spiderman' jailed for 8 years for 100 million-euro art heist

PARIS A criminal known as "Spiderman" was jailed for eight years on Monday for stealing five paintings worth 100 million euros ($106 million) from a Paris museum.

Michigan art dealer gets 3-plus years in prison for forgeries

NEW YORK A Michigan art dealer was sentenced on Thursday to more than three years in prison for engaging in what prosecutors said was an extensive scheme to sell fake works by renowned artists, including Pablo Picasso and Willem de Kooning.

Paris museum gets an Airbus A380 superjumbo

PARIS France honored the A380 superjumbo with a place in its national aerospace museum on Tuesday, granting it equal status with the Boeing 747 even as questions pile up over the future of the industry's biggest jets.

LeBeouf's anti-Trump New York exhibit shuttered over safety concerns

NEW YORK A New York City museum has shut down an exhibit protesting U.S. President Donald Trump co-created by actor Shia LaBeouf, saying the installation titled "HEWILLNOTDIVIDE.US" had triggered threats of violence and endangered public safety.

Artwork on sex, passion and sensuality up for sale at Sotheby's

LONDON Love, sex and passion - in all their forms - have inspired a new sale collection at Sotheby's in London.

Survivors, Dutch soldiers reflect on Srebrenica in new exhibition

SREBRENICA, Bosnia Former Dutch peacekeepers and bereaved Bosnian Muslims confronted painful memories on Thursday at the opening of a new permanent exhibition in Srebrenica, where Serb forces massacred more than 8,000 people in 1995.

Croatian leaders tread softly in face of World War Two revisionism

ZAGREB/NASICE, Croatia An international exhibition about Anne Frank had already toured over 20 schools across Croatia when it ran into trouble last month in the coastal city of Sibenik, spotlighting the nation's struggle to resolve its dark World War Two past.

The true face of Mr Darcy – long, oval and pale

LONDON Mr Darcy, the romantic hero of Jane Austen's novel "Pride and Prejudice," has been portrayed by a string of showbusiness heart-throbs, but a new study suggests he would probably have looked very different from the modern ideal of masculinity.

Burberry turns to artist Henry Moore for latest London Fashion Week show

LONDON British artist Henry Moore provided the inspiration for luxury label Burberry's latest collection at London Fashion Week on Monday, with models strutting amid his sculptures in neutral designs influenced by his work. | Video

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