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2006-04-17 23:01:56

By John Ruwitch HONG KONG (Reuters) - The thick brush strokes, brilliant colors and angular figure of Dora Maar depicted in Pablo Picasso's 1941 painting of his mistress and a cat are a world away from the delicate detail of traditional Chinese scrolls.

2006-03-16 10:35:29

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - A Dutch bank got a bonus on Thursday when police turned up with its stolen Van Gogh painting during an earnings news conference.

2006-02-07 07:24:12

By Borys Kit LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Steve Buscemi is in final negotiations to star as a drug dealer in the comedy feature "We're the Millers." The New Line project revolves around a dealer who decides to do one more job so that he can retire from the business.

2006-02-01 15:44:11

By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - Vincent Van Gogh's portrait of a cafe owner, based on a sketch by his friend and fellow artist Paul Gauguin, could fetch more than $40 million when it is auctioned in New York later this year.

2005-12-18 22:39:20

By Gregg Goldstein NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - Sienna Miller, Steve Buscemi, Tony Shalhoub and Patricia Clarkson will star in U.S. remakes of two films by slain Dutch director Theo van Gogh, their producers said Thursday.

2005-12-05 12:20:39

By Wendel Broere AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - A group of suspected Islamists, including the jailed killer of a Dutch filmmaker, watched films of beheadings, a court heard as they went on trial on Monday for plotting attacks and belonging to a terrorist group.

2005-12-05 06:58:41

By Wendel Broere AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Fourteen men, including the jailed killer of a Dutch filmmaker, went on trial on Monday accused of plotting attacks and membership in a terrorist network.

2005-10-12 08:09:10

By Ilaina Jonas NEW YORK (Reuters) - Vincent van Gogh's paintings have a universal appeal, but curators at The Metropolitan Museum of Art hope it will be his drawings that will take New York's breath away.

2005-10-11 17:27:55

By Ilaina Jonas NEW YORK (Reuters) - Vincent van Gogh's paintings have a universal appeal, but curators at The Metropolitan Museum of Art hope it will be his drawings that will take New York's breath away.

2005-09-15 04:08:29

By Gregg Goldstein TORONTO (Hollywood Reporter) - Steve Buscemi, Stanley Tucci and Bob Balaban have signed on to direct U.S. remakes of three films by the late Dutch director Theo van Gogh.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.