Copyright restored to poor family of Australian Aboriginal artist

Copyright restored to poor family of Australian Aboriginal artist

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – The impoverished family of Australia’s most famous Aboriginal artist, Albert Namatjira, has been given copyright to his works after years of fruitless campaigning triggered the intervention of... Read More

Egyptian artist creates portraits out of burnt tobacco

Egyptian artist creates portraits out of burnt tobacco

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ALEXANDRIA, Egypt (Reuters) – In a small studio littered with empty cigarette packets in Egypt’s second city, Alexandria, Abdelrahman al-Habrouk sits hunched over a sheet of paper making portraits with... Read More

Egyptian artist creates portraits out of burnt tobacco

Egyptian artist creates portraits out of burnt tobacco

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ALEXANDRIA, Egypt (Reuters) – In a small studio littered with empty cigarette packets in Egypt’s second city, Alexandria, Abdelrahman al-Habrouk sits hunched over a sheet of paper making portraits with... Read More

Egyptian artist creates portraits out of burnt tobacco

Egyptian artist creates portraits out of burnt tobacco

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ALEXANDRIA, Egypt (Reuters) – In a small studio littered with empty cigarette packets in Egypt’s second city, Alexandria, Abdelrahman al-Habrouk sits hunched over a sheet of paper making portraits… Reuters:... Read More

Artist targets Twitter with offline hate tweets

Artist targets Twitter with offline hate tweets

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BERLIN (Reuters) – A German-Israeli artist who accuses Twitter of failing to delete hate speech tweets has taken matters into his own hands – by stencilling the offending messages on... Read More

British tulle artist Benjamin Shine launches New York exhibit

British tulle artist Benjamin Shine launches New York exhibit

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Artist Benjamin Shine hopes the launch of a new installation featuring his signature tulle fabrics in a New York department store window display at Bergdorf Goodman... Read More

Artist to debut 3D portraits produced from Chelsea Manning’s DNA

Artist to debut 3D portraits produced from Chelsea Manning’s DNA

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Around thirty three-dimensional portraits of Chelsea Manning, created using the DNA of the transgender U.S. Army soldier imprisoned for leaking classified data, will greet visitors at... Read More

Typewriter artist a font of creativity

Typewriter artist a font of creativity

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BRIGHTON (Reuters) – Paint-brushes and chisels are the familiar tools of painters and sculptors through the ages, but one British artist is creating pictures using an unusual instrument for the... Read More