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After Islamist attacks, Tunisia's tourism struggles

SOUSSE, Tunisia (Reuters) - A year after 39 mostly British holidaymakers were gunned down on a beach in Sousse, Tunisia's tourist industry is still struggling to recover from the attack and an earlier Islamic State raid on a museum in Tunis.

Exhibition of animal portraits by George Stubbs opens at the Holburne Museum

yesterdayArts : Artdaily

The Holburne Museum presents Stubbs and the Wild, an exhibition of animal portraits, grand fantasies, and exquisite prints and drawings by renowned British wildlife painter George Stubbs (1724-1806), on show from 25 June to 2 October 2016. Show More Summary

Exhibiton of ground-breaking prints from British Museum opens in Liverpool

2 days agoArts : Artdaily

Picasso Linocuts from the British Museum goes on display at the Lady Lever Art Gallery, Port Sunlight from 24 June 2016 to 8 January 2017 The Still Life under the Lamp and the Jacqueline Reading series from the British Museum collection...Show More Summary

Guggenheim and British Museum Refuse to Work with Human Rights Groups on Abu Dhabi Projects

3 days agoArts : Hyperallergic

Many reports have emerged of brutal labor conditions during the construction of museums on Abu Dhabi's Saadiyat Island, but the cultural institutions involved are showing no interest in discussing these violations with leading human rights groups.

Amid British vote over E.U. ties, another question: Where — and what — is European history?

3 days agoNews : BlogPost

LONDON — A new museum planned for later this year by the European Parliament in Brussels seeks to recount 20th century Europe with a particular emphasis on postwar political and economic integration. Outside its doors, however, is another story: crises and challenges that have threatened the very core of European Union unity. An ongoing migrant crisis […]

Sean Talks Credit: When Traveling Abroad, Follow These 3 Credit Card Rules of Thumb

By Sean McQuay W hen I was in college, I traveled through Western Europe while studying abroad. I hiked the Alps in Switzerland, visited the British Museum in London and ate Belgian waffles in Belgium -- which, by the way, are way better than the Belgian waffles in the U.S. Show More Summary

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6 days agoArts / Art History : Old Paint

Henry Thomas Schafer by hauk sven Via Flickr: Weaving the garland, 1879. Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum / Supplied by The Public Catalogue Foundation Henry Thomas Schäfer is a British Victorian-era genre painter and sculptor, elected in 1889 to the Royal Society of British Artists.

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Charles Sims by hauk sven Via Flickr: April. Burton Art Gallery and Museum; Supplied by The Public Catalogue Foundation Charles Henry Sims was a British painter of portraits, landscapes, and decorative paintings.

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Arnold Mason by hauk sven Via Flickr: Portrait of a young woman, 1934. Derby Museums and Art Gallery / Supplied by The Public Catalogue Foundation Arnold Mason was a British visual artist who was born in 1885.

The Secret Messages Hiding Inside 17th Century Engagement Rings

A gimmel ring at the British Museum. (Photo: Geni/GFDL CC-BY-SA) When shopping for an engagement ring, the standard advice is to consider the four C’s: cut, color, clarity, and carat. In 17th-century Europe, however, the four C's were a little different. Show More Summary

Prince Wanted Paisley Park to Become a Graceland-Like Museum, But With More Funk and Sex

Prince may be gone, but his legacy, and the ways people experience the funk icon’s music, keeps evolving. Shortly after Prince's death, his brother-in-law, Maurice Phillips, told the British tabloid The Sun that the musician wanted to turn Paisley Park, his home-cum- studio complex in the Minneapolis suburb of Chanhassen, into a ... More »

Birds of a Feather: Why Designers are Flocking to Kate MccGwire

When the directors of MoMu, Belgium’s leading fashion museum, contacted British artist Kate MccGwire to ask her to produce work for its 2014 “Birds of Paradise: Plumes & Feathers in Fashion” exhibition, she thought they were... via

100 Years of Jewish Fashion Design

2 weeks agoNews : NYTimes: News

A museum show in London documents how Jewish designers shaped the British male wardrobe over the last century, from Moss Bros. to Marks & Spencer.

The Parthenon Sculptures: Moving on?

Parthenon frieze © David Gill The 200th anniversary of the arrival of the Parthenon marbles in the British Museum is being marked. The anniversary is explored by Contantine Sandis ("Britain has kept the ‘Elgin Marbles’ for 200 years – now it's time to pass them on", The Conversation June 7, 2016). Show More Summary

First museum survey of Michael Land's work opens at Museum Tinguely

2 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

In summer 2016,Museum Tinguely Basel presens the first museum survey of acclaimed British artist Michael Landy.The exhibition will span Landy?s entire career, bringing together works from Break Down 2001, where the artist systematically...Show More Summary

Dear British Architect: Even The King Of Sweden Is Against Your Nobel Building Plan

2 weeks agoArts : Modern Art Notes

“The project’s many critics, including local residents’ groups, political parties and heritage organisations, have lodged multiple appeals, angry that the centre, to be built next to the National Museum on Blasieholmen peninsula, will replace a 140-year-old customs house and other historic harbourside buildings.”

See how the British elite decorated their dollhouses, at the Building Museum

Spanning 300 years, “Small Stories” displays 11 dollhouses from the U.K. and one from the U.S.

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