India

Irrfan Khan: Life in pictures

The Bollywood actor, who acted in hit films including Slumdog Millionaire, Life of Pi and The Namesake, died aged 53.

Irrfan Khan: Life in pictures

Studio B Unscripted

Is this the end of capitalism? - Molly Crabapple and Paul Mason

What is the role of art and technology in repression and resistance, and how can community combat social breakdown?

Netherlands

Van Gogh painting stolen from Dutch museum closed due to virus

Forensics and art theft experts inspect video footage after Spring Garden painting is stolen from Singer Laren museum.

Van Gogh painting stolen from Dutch museum closed due to virus

Art

Art world's 'cold case': Heist of the century still intrigues

The museum's $10m reward sits unclaimed, while curators and law enforcement hope these works one day return.

Opinion

Upending Trump, Whitney Museum rewrites American history

A new exhibition changes the term 'American' in the phrase 'American art', to which Whitney is institutionally devoted.

Hamid Dabashi

by Hamid Dabashi

Hamid Dabashi

Al Jazeera World

A Hard Road from Home: Music and Fashion

The stories of four refugees from Africa and the Middle East who have found creative success.

US & Canada

Alex Harsley: New York's last iconoclast

The 81-year-old self-taught photographer who spent decades nudging the art world forward is now having his moment.

Alex Harsley: New York's last iconoclast

Europe

'Priceless' jewels stolen in Germany's Green Vault museum heist

Thieves break into one of the world's oldest museums, making off with three 'priceless' sets of 18th century jewellery.

'Priceless' jewels stolen in Germany's Green Vault museum heist

Women

Baltimore museum will acquire art only by women in 2020

The museum wants more female-identifying artists in its collection 'to rectify centuries of imbalance.'

Baltimore museum will acquire art only by women in 2020

Ukraine

Ukrainian artist strikes a chord with matchsticks

A holder of three national records, artist Bogdan Senchukov is hoping for a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records.

Ukrainian artist strikes a chord with matchsticks

France

Replica of da Vinci's Mona Lisa sells for 552,500 euros

The copy was sold by international auction house Sotheby's in Paris.

Replica of da Vinci's Mona Lisa sells for 552,500 euros

United Kingdom

Bronte manuscript sells for 780,000 euros at Paris auction

Written when the author was 14, the book will now be retutned to a musuem in her hometown of Haworth, West Yorkshire.

Bronte manuscript sells for 780,000 euros at Paris auction

Whose Truth Is It Anyway

The Truth in Numbers: Redefining Data Journalism Through Art

Journalist Mona Chalabi uses hand-drawn sketches to break down complex data and challenge mainstream misconceptions.

Racism

Documenting American segregation at the Berlin Wall

How an image of an African American soldier at the Cold War front line sparked examination of racial division in the US.

Documenting American segregation at the Berlin Wall

Witness

Brazil's Cinema Morocco: From the Streets to the Movie Screen

A community of refugees and homeless people occupying an abandoned cinema take to the screen and reenact film classics.