A French street artist’s interpretation of the ‘Mona Lisa’ made of 330 Rubik’s Cubes sold for 480,200 euros ($520,680) at a modern art auction in Paris, well above presale estimates of up to 150,000 euros, organizers Artcurial said.
A co-production between Afghanistan and Iran ‘Rona, Azim’s Mother’, by Tehran-based Afghan brothers Jamshid and Navid Mahmoudi, received the Cultural Diversity Award under the Patronage of UNESCO at the 13th Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA).
French President Emmanuel Macron suffered a setback on Friday when one of his closest lieutenants, Benjamin Griveaux, pulled out of the race to become mayor of Paris after it was alleged he sent sexual images to a woman who is not his wife.
In a southeastern Paris district known as the go-to place for Asian cuisine, business is down at Pascal Corlier’s Vietnamese restaurant, a side-effect of China’s coronavirus health scare that has sparked panic and a rise in xenophobic incidents.
French President Emmanuel Macron says Paris deeply respects the “security and sovereignty” of Iraq and pledges to keep in touch with Iraqi President Barham Salih to avert “further escalation of tensions” in the region, a day after a US airstrike assassinated Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani, the commander of the Quds Force of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad.
Pigeons with mutilated feet are a common sight in cities — and human hair appears to be the grizzly culprit. It turns out that the greater the number of hairdressers on a city block, the more pigeons have missing toes.