The Met in New York will exhibit the first paintings of Louise Bourgeois

Although French artist Louise Bourgeois is best known for her massive sculptures and installations, her lesser-known early paintings will be exhibited in one of the world’s most famous galleries. A poster announcing the exhibition of paintings by Louise Bourgeois hangs in the Metropolitan Museum in New York. (DPA) “Louise Bourgeois: Paintings” is the latest exhibition … Read more

At least 16 injured in New York subway shooting

A gunman filled a rush hour subway train with smoke and shot several people Tuesday, leaving wounded passengers bleeding on a Brooklyn platform as others ran screaming. Authorities also said that at least 16 people were injured in the incident. Police are still searching for the shooter. Authorities said the shots wounded at least 10 … Read more

Multiple injured in New York subway shooting

At least 13 people were injured during a rush-hour shooting at a subway station in the Brooklyn borough of New York on Tuesday, where authorities said “several unexploded devices” were recovered amid chaotic scenes. Ambulances lined the street outside the 36th Street subway station, where an NYPD spokesman said officers responded to a 911 call … Read more

Times Square hosts the ‘first’ Tarawih prayer for Muslims

New York City’s iconic Times Square played host to more than 1,000 Muslims who broke their fast and attended the “first” Tarawih prayers on Saturday, the first day of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. Event organizers distributed 1,500 meals to event attendees from across the United States and even as far away as Montreal, … Read more

Bite-sized manuscript of Charlotte Bronte will sell for $1.25 million

A previously unpublished miniature manuscript by English novelist and poet Charlotte Bronte will go on sale for $1.25 million this month at the New York Antiquarian Book Fair. “A Charlotte Bronte Book of Rhymes, Sold by No One and Printed by Herself” is a bite-sized manuscript that is smaller than a playing card and includes … Read more