One of the works of Syrian painter, Mohannad Orabi
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Syrian crisis on canvas and more arts stories

A Syrian painter shows his darker side to draw attention to the crisis in his country, a 3,000-year-old ritual wine vessel is returning to China after a century to be reunited with its lid - and more from the world of arts.

A Syrian painter shows his darker side to draw attention to the crisis in his country, a 3,000-year-old ritual wine vessel is returning to China after a century to be reunited with its lid - and more from the world of arts.

Deborah Basckin reports.