The new temple is intended as a symbol of strength for the Kurdish-speaking religious minority group, as the community tries to preserve its unique faith.
The Louvre has assembled more than 160 paintings, sculptures, letters and drawings from the Renaissance era in an exhibition to mark the 500th anniversary of the Italian master's death.
As the Louvre museum prepares to unveil a blockbuster exhibition of works by Leonardo da Vinci on Thursday, mystery surrounds whether the show will include the world's most expensive painting Salvator Mundi, attributed to the master painter.
“The installation was built with 300,000 recycled plastic bottles in the form a giant Question Mark (‘?’), ‘Why’ is an attempt to start conversations around the growing problem of plastic pollution all over the world.”
Using a pair of scissors, a blow pipe and small metal tools, Hong Kong shopkeeper Louis To whittles a chunk of molten sugar into a dragon, a talent he began honing during China's Cultural Revolution.
A Ukranian sparkler artist displays his unique talent, draws sketches with sparklers.
A vivid fresco depicting an armour-clad gladiator standing victorious as his wounded opponent stumbles gushing blood has been discovered in the ancient Roman city of Pompeii, Italy's Culture ministry said Friday.
A controversial work by American pop artist Jeff Koons, aiming to symbolise US solidarity with France in the wake of the 2015 attacks, was unveiled in Paris Friday after becoming mired in years of controversy.
The painting fetched a record prize at an auction for a work by the secretive street artist, according to Sotheby's.