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Major Modigliani show sheds new light on how artist worked
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Major Modigliani show sheds new light on how artist worked

Written by Hannah McGivern This article was originally published by The Art Newspaper, an editorial partner of CNN Style. More than a century after the death of Amedeo Modigliani, a consortium of art historians and conservation experts convened by the Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia is discovering hidden aspects of the artist’s techniques thanks to new...

Archaeologists in Iraq uncover Assyrian reliefs unseen for millennia
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Archaeologists in Iraq uncover Assyrian reliefs unseen for millennia

Written by Christian Edwards, CNN Archaeologists in northern Iraq have uncovered some extraordinary Assyrian rock carvings dating back around 2,700 years. The discovery was made in Nineveh, east of Mosul, by a joint US-Iraqi excavation team completing reconstruction work on the Mashki Gate, which ISIS militants destroyed in 2016. Iraq was home to some of...

She grew up during Iran’s Islamic revolution in 1979. Today, artist Marjane Satrapi feels conflicted her memoir is “more accurate than ever”
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She grew up during Iran’s Islamic revolution in 1979. Today, artist Marjane Satrapi feels conflicted her memoir is “more accurate than ever”

Written by Leah Dolan, CNN Iranian-French artist Marjane Satrapi was 10 when wearing the veil became compulsory at the non-religious, French-speaking school she attended in Tehran. Previously, boys and girls were taught together, but she was soon also separated from her male friends in the name of a cultural revolution instigated by revolutionary leader Ayatollah...