Group Offers Platform For Creative Young People 

Art-based non-profit organisation,Playback Nigeria is set to offer platform for young people ages 7 to 18 to express themselves by participating and witnessing 40 creative art performances in theatre, drama, music, dance, comedy and spoken word. The platform, which is  first ever Children’s Theatre Festival in Nigeria, billed for  Wednesday 27th More...

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By reed On Saturday, June 16th, 2018
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Spoils of Ulay

Carl Spitzweg’s The Poor Poet In 1976, performance artist Ulay stole from the New National Gallery in Berlin what was known as Hitler’s favourite painting, and brought it to the home of a poor, immigrant Turkish More...

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The Gardner Loot

In March 1990, 13 objects, worth an estimated $500m, were taken from Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, including paintings by Manet and Vermeer. It has been called the highest value peace-time property More...

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Lost, stolen, blown up and fed to pigs: the greatest missing masterpieces

Imagine a museum of lost art. It would contain more objects than all of the world’s museums combined. Only a modest percentage of the works created through history survive intact today. For many pre-modern artists, More...