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London theater says 20 men made allegations against Kevin Spacey

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LONDON The Old Vic theater in London said on Thursday it had received 20 separate allegations of inappropriate conduct by Kevin Spacey from 20 men who came into contact with him at the theater, or in connection with it, between 1995 and 2013. | Video

Da Vinci portrait of Christ sells for record $450.3 million in New York

NEW YORK Leonardo da Vinci's portrait of Christ, "Salvator Mundi", sold for a record-smashing $450.3 million on Wednesday at Christie's, more than double the old price for any work of art at auction. | Video

'Raj Pink' diamond, top gems, fail to sell at Sotheby's sale

GENEVA A large pink diamond, rare for its color and clarity, was among several major jewels that failed to sell on Wednesday at Sotheby's auction in Geneva. | Video

Golden leaf cut from Napoleon's crown goes under hammer in France

PARIS A golden laurel leaf cut from the crown of French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte will be auctioned near Paris on Sunday.

Memories in milk bottles: Polish exhibition 'shouts out' annihilation story of Warsaw Ghetto

WARSAW A deeply moving exhibition of archives documenting the life and annihilation of Jews by Nazi Germany in the Warsaw Ghetto during World War Two goes on public display in Poland on Thursday.

Exhibit at Berlin's Brandenburg Gate evokes Syrian war

BERLIN Three upended buses, a reminder of a barricade erected in Aleppo in 2015 at the height of the Syrian civil war, appeared in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin on Friday as part of an installation by Syrian-German artist Manaf Halbouni. | Video

Last piece of missing Magritte painting found in Brussels

BRUSSELS The missing last piece of a painting by Belgian surrealist Rene Magritte was found underneath another of the artist's works at a museum in Brussels using x-ray imaging.

Poems in Dottyville: How two traumatized soldiers changed notions of war

EDINBURGH An imposing 19th Century building with elegant manicured lawns and sweeping views of the Edinburgh skyline seems an unlikely place to have earned the nickname "Dottyville" from one of Britain's most revered poets.

'That's art?' Baby turns heads in Manhattan auction house window

NEW YORK A sculpture of a baby sleeping in an unusual New York City exhibit has Park Avenue window-shoppers alerting auction house staff that a child has been “forgotten in the display.” | Video

Dance star Akram Khan prepares for swansong tour

LONDON One of Britain's most celebrated dancer-choreographers, Akram Khan, is tackling the rise of xenophobia in his latest work, which he says will be his last as a leading performer. | Video