• Young people to enter La Scala with €2 ticket

      Young people to enter La Scala with €2 ticket

      Young people between 18 and 25 will be able to go to La Scala for two euros starting with the next season at the iconic Milanese opera house, Italian Culture Minister Alberto Bonisoli said on Tuesday. The minister made the announcement after meeting with La Scala Superintendent Alexander Pereira, ANSA reported.

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    • Kovatchev's art returns to Brussels

      Kovatchev's art returns to Brussels

      Fascinated by the vibrant art spirit of Brussels for nearly 30 years, Bulgarian artist Valentin Kovatchev, who lives in Malaga, is coming here with exhibitions almost every year. On 3 October the admirers of his oeuvres can meet him in BRIGIT gallery at Rue Rollebeek 36, near the iconic Grand Sablon square in the city centre. The exposition will continue through 28 October. The vernissage will take place on Sunday, 7 October, at midday. Art lovers can also see the works of the prominent Belgian sculptor Philippe Brodzki.

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    • Poem-roaring lion unveiled in Trafalgar Square

      Poem-roaring lion unveiled in Trafalgar Square

      What does artificial intelligence have to do with a 150-year-old lion statue in London’s Trafalgar Square, you would probably ask? Good question. But Google’s never been one to let cognitive dissonance stand in its way. Today in partnership with British designer Es Devlin, the search giant took the wraps off “Please Feed the Lions,” an exhibit on display as part of the London Design Festival.

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    • Shamel Pitts to dance in Sofia

      Shamel Pitts to dance in Sofia

      World famous choreographer Shamel Pitts arrives in Sofia to premier his stunning show Black Hole. The kaleidoscopic performance will be on stage at the National Palace of Culture on 24 September. Skilful interlacing of light, movement and visual art turn the show into a deep and colourful experience with no exit.

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    • Kalin Nikolov: Do not be afraid of AI

      Kalin Nikolov: Do not be afraid of AI

      Creating art, as unique as that process is, has its psychological patterns. There is a certain reflexive element to it whenever a person is creating shapes, be it in painting, writing poems, or imitating nature through some kind of visuals. I think there will come a time when machines will be able to perform these acts just as well as us. And we will be locked forever in the argument whether this is real art or not, artist Kalin Nikolov says in an interview to Europost.

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    • MoMA transported to Bulgarian village

      MoMA transported to Bulgarian village

      There are no and could never be limitations to art. This notion is reinforced by Katarzyna Piryankova and Ventsislav Piryankov from the Polish city of Poznan, who have turned the village of Staro Zhelezare near Plovdiv into an outdoor museum, an art centre and a veritable graffiti hub. This is the only village that is a branch of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York, they quip. A true avant-garde space!

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    • Willem Dafoe plays Van Gogh in biopic

      Willem Dafoe plays Van Gogh in biopic

      Less than a year after earning an Oscar nomination for The Florida Project, Willem Dafoe's latest starring role is as none other than legendary Dutch master Vincent van Gogh. In the new biopic At Eternity’s Gate, named after Van Gogh's painting that depicts an elderly man with his head in his hands, Dafoe explores the later years of painter's life, wherein the artist lived out his final days in and around an asylum, as he struggled through mental illness and self-doubt.

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    • Glamour and glory illuminate Venice

      Glamour and glory illuminate Venice

      The prestigious Venice film festival kicked off on 29 August with some 21 features to be locking horns for the prized Golden Lion. It will be awarded on 8 September at the Palazzo del Cinema on the Venice Lido, the iconic setting for Luchino Visconti's masterpiece “Death in Venice”. The festival jury is chaired by Guillermo Del Toro, last year's winner with “The Shape of Water”.

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