News tagged with art

32,000 years of special effects

(PhysOrg.com) -- Werner Herzog’s new film, Cave of Forgotten Dreams, tells the story of the ancient creation and modern discovery of the stunning rock-art of the Chauvet cave in the Ardèche Valley, south-east France ...

dateApr 05, 2011 in Archaeology & Fossils
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Beauty through the ages

Teeth whitening and anti-wrinkle treatments were as sought after in Renaissance times as they are today, a historian claims.

dateMar 21, 2011 in Other
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Read all about it!

A new study of wrongdoing and its cultures in Spain 1800-1936 will explore the fascination of popular versions of crime and other misdemeanours in ways that reflect also on our attitudes to crime in our time.

dateMar 09, 2011 in Other
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EA sees bright digital future despite loss

US videogame giant Electronic Arts (EA) on Tuesday reported a deepened loss in the last quarter but saw a bright future as players opt increasingly for online play and digital downloads.

dateFeb 01, 2011 in Business
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Disney confirms layoffs at game division

(AP) -- The Walt Disney Co. said Tuesday it is laying off employees and hiring an executive as it revamps its video game division to focus on mobile and social games and away from expensive-to-produce console games.

dateJan 26, 2011 in Business
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Online shopping reaches art world

The world's first international online art fair hits the Internet this Saturday, putting contemporary art pieces worth $1 million and more just a mouse click away.

dateJan 20, 2011 in Internet
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Activision adds EA to suit against former execs

(AP) -- Activision Blizzard Inc. has added rival video game maker Electronic Arts Inc. to its $400 million countersuit against former executives at Infinity Ward, the studio that created the top-selling "Call of Duty" series.

dateJan 20, 2011 in Business
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Activision targets EA in $400 million lawsuit

(AP) -- Activision Blizzard Inc., the video game maker behind the smash-hit shooter "Call of Duty: Black Ops," on Tuesday added a new target in its lawsuit against two former executives: rival Electronic Arts Inc. Activision ...

dateDec 22, 2010 in Business
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