"I want people to experience Istanbul the way I do, as a city of dreams," says Uzbek painter Mahsuma Tastanova, who embraced the walls of the city’s Kadirga district as her canvas.
Abdulmecid II was the caliph during the emergence of the Turkish Republic, before leaving for Europe in 1924. He is represented by dozens of paintings and hundreds of ephemera in a massive undertaking by the Sakip Sabanci Museum.
Nazife Bilgin Hazar, a housewife-turned-muralist, was encouraged by her family to pursue an art degree ten years ago, and she hasn’t stopped painting walls since.
How a young television producer made a debut in performance art enacting the artworks of various Turkish artists while coping with the coronavirus lockdown. She also gave it an interesting twist.
The work - known variously as the Graffiti Painter, The Painter or Velazquez - shows an artist, thought to be Spanish painter Diego Velazquez, with an easel writing “Banksy” in large red letters.
Artworks of painter Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec never shown before will be shown in an exhibition that opens next week in the French capital.
Billed as "the most famous weapon in the history of art," the rusty 7mm Lefaucheux revolver was bought by a private collector with a telephone bid.
French President Macron and Italian counterpart Mattarella bond over Renaissance genius Leonardo da Vinci after months of tensions between Paris and Rome over Italy's populist government and its support for French "yellow vest" protesters.
A portrait of Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent by Italian painter Gentile Bellini and many other art pieces from the Ottoman Empire will go under the hammer at Sotheby’s as part of the “Arts of the Islamic World” collection.
The remains of Salvador Dali, exhumed last summer to test a psychic's claims she was his daughter, were finally re-buried in his museum in northeastern Spain
Syrian artist Aziz al Asmar gives strength to people using the power of art in the rebel-held town of Binnish in Syria's Idlib province.
Not all migrants are destitute or desperate. Some of them just want to experience what many in the west take for granted: freedom of movement.
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