The Mona Lisa has been behind safety glass since the early 1950s, when it was damaged by a visitor who poured acid on it. Since then there have been several other unsuccessful attempts at vandalising the painting.
Amid fears that the film might inspire violence, some theatres provided extra security for the opening night.
Baker was admitted to hospital several weeks ago after becoming "critically ill", according to posts on his Twitter account.
The prestigious annual showcase features eight solo artists of different generations from a host of countries who tackle themes including colonialism, sexism and ethnocentrism.
Despite being painted in 2009, many commentators had drawn comparisons to current-day politics, namely the increasingly brutish exchanges in the House of Commons over Britain’s pending departure from the European Union, or Brexit.
The two women accuse Franco and two other men associated with his production company and bogus film school of sex discrimination, sexual harassment, fraud and other wrongdoing.
Roughly 70 women have accused Harvey Weinstein of sexual misconduct dating back decades. The former Hollywood producer, who sparked the #MeToo movement, could face a life sentence if convicted.
The federal charges were brought after seven women, including his ex-wife, appeared on a Lifetime network television documentary which aired in January and accused Kelly of emotional and sexual abuse.
Anonymous British street artist from the western English city of Bristol opens "Gross Domestic Product" in Croydon, saying it was "where art irritates life".
The coffin had been buried in Egypt for 2,000 years before it was stolen from the country’s Minya region in the aftermath of the 2011 uprising that toppled veteran leader Hosni Mubarak.
Bong Joon-ho's darkly comic tale of class war in the Seoul suburbs won the Palme D'or for best film at Cannes and is firming as an Oscar favourite next year, in what would be the first ever win for a Korean film.
Over the years, the Mediterranean resort city has turned into a centre for hosting numerous entertainment festivals.
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