Cairo (AFP) The first of the many wondrous artefacts found in Egyptian boy king Tutankhamun’s tomb were transported carefully through Cairo’s streets on Tuesday to their new home near the Giza Pyramids. The still unfinished new Grand Egyptian Museum at the foot of the pyramids will eventually house the collections of the current brimming museum in the city’s Tahrir Square. A gilded bed and a funeral chariot from Tutankhamun’s tomb — discovered by British archaeologist Howard Carter in 1922 — were transferred on Tuesday, well packed in wooden containers completeRead More

Posted On April 26, 2017By alessandro carusoIn Art&Culture

Rainaldi and Cragg, art masters at Dubai

The Dubai International Financial Centre (Difc) has been launched as an art district with a solo exhibitions by world-renowned Italian sculptor and painter Oliviero Rainaldi. His wonderful sculptures are on stage for a period of six months. The art programme at DIFC will also include the works of one of the world’s most distinguished sculptors, the british artist Sir Tony Cragg. The first solo public exhibition in the Uae by Oliviero Rainaldi is hosted by Dubai International Financial Centre, the leading international financial hub. A centre created to be alsoRead More
Chad's President Idriss Deby has named award-winning arthouse movie director Mahamat Saleh Haroun as minister of culture, tourism and crafts as part of a government reshuffle.Read More