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Gabriel Garcia Marquez was considered the finest writer of the Spanish language since Cervantes

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Public memorials to Nobel prize-winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who died on Thursday in Mexico City aged 87, are being hold in Mexico and...
Ai Weiwei will send 45 antique Chinese chairs to be laid out in the 18th Century chapel at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

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Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has chosen a former chapel in Yorkshire as the venue for his next month’s exhibition in the UK. Ai Weiwei will...
Gabriel Garcia Marquez was considered one of the greatest Spanish-language authors

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Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez has died in Mexico aged 87, his family has announced. Gabriel Garcia Marquez was considered one of the greatest Spanish-language...
Tate Modern in London is presenting one of the largest collections of Henri Matisse's "cut-out" artworks ever assembled

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Tate Modern in London is presenting one of the largest collections of Henri Matisse's "cut-out" artworks ever assembled. Henri Matisse cut out paper shapes for...
Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival 2014

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The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival - known as Coachella or the Coachella Festival - is an annual two-weekend, three-day music and arts...
German authorities are to release 1,280 works of art confiscated two years ago from the Munich apartment of collector Cornelius Gurlitt

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German authorities are to release 1,280 works of art confiscated two years ago from the Munich apartment of collector Cornelius Gurlitt. Cornelius Gurlitt's father bought...
Gabriel Garcia Marquez is considered one of the greatest Spanish-language authors of all time

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Gabriel Garcia Marquez has left a Mexico City hospital after being treated for a lung and urinary tract infection. The winner of the 1982 Nobel...
Peter Matthiessen’s notable works include At Play in the Fields of the Lord

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Writer Peter Matthiessen, whose notable works include At Play in the Fields of the Lord, has died at the age of 86 following leukaemia. The...
Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who is 87, is being treated for a lung and urinary tract infection

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Colombian writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez has been taken to hospital in Mexico City. Winner of the 1982 Nobel Prize for Literature, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who...
Stolen Gauguin and Bonnard paintings have been found hanging on an Italian factory worker's kitchen wall

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Two stolen paintings by Paul Gauguin and Pierre Bonnard have been found hanging on an Italian factory worker's kitchen wall for almost 40 years,...
Mario Vargas Llosa has announced he will travel to Venezuela to back anti-Maduro groups

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Mario Vargas Llosa has announced he will travel to Venezuela to back anti-Maduro groups. The Peruvian Nobel Prize winning author accused President Nicolas Maduro of...
Vatican Radio’s online collection consists of more than 8,000 recordings from its pontifical archives

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Vatican Radio’s new digital archive will made available to the public audio recordings featuring the voices of popes from as far back as 1884. The...
Rembrandt’s L'enfant a la bulle de savon was taken from a museum in Draguignan in 1999

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A Rembrandt painting has been recovered in France, 15 years after it was stolen. The 17th Century painting L'enfant a la bulle de savon (Child...
JRR Tolkien’s translation of the Old English poem Beowulf is to be published for the first time, nearly nine decades after it was completed

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JRR Tolkien’s translation of the Old English poem Beowulf is to be published for the first time, nearly nine decades after it was completed. JRR...
The Vatican Library has begun digitizing its collection of ancient manuscripts dating from the origins of the Catholic Church

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The Vatican Library has begun digitizing its collection of ancient manuscripts dating from the origins of the Catholic Church. The first stage of the project...
Khushwant Singh wrote dozens of novels and short story collections

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Indian writer and journalist Khushwant Singh has died at the age of 99, his family announces.Khushwant Singh wrote dozens of novels and short story...
J.K. Rowling released the first chapter of a new Harry Potter story about the Quidditch World Cup

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J.K. Rowling is continuing to expand Harry Potter’s wizarding world with her new website, Pottermore.com. On Friday, J.K. Rowling released the first chapter in a...
Gerard Mortier spearheaded an operatic production of Brokeback Mountain at Teatro Royal in Madrid

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Madrid's Teatro Royal director Gerard Mortier has died from cancer at the age of 70. Gerard Mortier, who was born in Belgium, spearheaded an operatic...
The ArmaLite advertisement showing Michelangelo's David holding a rifle has sparked outrage in Italy

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An advertisement by an Illinois-based weapons company showing Michelangelo's David holding a rifle has sparked outrage in Italy. Italy's Culture Minister Dario Franceschini said the...
Italian PM Matteo Renzi has called on business people to fund repairs to the ancient city of Pompeii

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Italian PM Matteo Renzi has called on business people to fund repairs to the ancient city of Pompeii. Matteo Renzi made the plea after heavy...
Wall of ancient Pompeii collapses after heavy rain

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Italy will unblock 2 million euros ($2.7 million) in emergency funding to save the ancient city of Pompeii, after flooding caused walls to collapse. A...
George W. Bush’s paintings are to be exhibited for the first time in April at the Texas library and museum that bears his name

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George W. Bush’s paintings are to be exhibited for the first time in April at the Texas library and museum that bears his name. More...
The signed two-volume set of Adolf Hitler's Mein Kampf has sold for $64,850 at Los Angeles auction

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A signed two-volume set of Adolf Hitler's Nazi treatise Mein Kampf has sold for $64,850 at a Los Angeles auction. The two volumes date from...
More than 200 copies of Anne Frank's Diary of a Young Girl and associated books have been vandalized in public libraries in Tokyo

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More than 200 copies of Anne Frank's Diary of a Young Girl and associated books have been vandalized in public libraries in Tokyo, Japanese...
Harper Lee has settled the legal action against The Monroe County Heritage Museum

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Nelle Harper Lee, author of To Kill A Mockingbird, has settled legal action against The Monroe County Heritage Museum in her Alabama hometown, which...
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