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Italian Governor Gian Mario Spacca Wants Shared Custody of Statue with...

LOS ANGELES (AP).- An Italian lawmaker offered a cultural exchange proposal Monday that sounded a little like an ultimatum, saying officials at the J. Paul Getty Museum should behave ethically and return knowingly looted art. Gov. Gian Mario Spacca of...

Neighbors Bid to Save ‘Oliver Twist’ Workhouse that Inspired Charles Dickens

LONDON (AP).- It's a battered brick building behind a high wall in London — austere, overlooked and slated for demolition. Look closer, and it's linked to one of Britain's greatest authors as well as to a shameful period in the nation's social his...

United Kingdom Government Art Reveals Ministers’ Nostalgic Tastes

LONDON (AP).- It's a tricky question for a British politician — which of the government's thousands of pieces of art do you put on your wall? When it comes to paintings, members of Britain's Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition favor landscapes, ...

Spain Debates Enshrining Ancient Tradition of Bullfighting as Culture

MADRID (AP).- Ernest Hemingway was fascinated by bullfighting and artist Goya depicted it in some of his most famous paintings. Now Spain's leading opposition party wants to enshrine it as part of the nation's cultural heritage — and stop efforts ...

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