The First Art Newspaper on the Net   Established in 1996 United States Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Bono receives France's highest cultural honour: Commander of the Order of Arts and Letters
Bono, lead singer of Irish rock band, U2, arrive to recevie from French Culture Minister Aurelie Filippetti the Commander of the Order of Arts and Letters (Commandeur de l'ordre des Arts et des lettres) insignia on July 16, 2013 in Paris. AFP PHOTO / FRANCOIS GUILLOT.
PARIS (AFP).- France on Tuesday bestowed its highest cultural honour on U2 singer Bono at a ceremony in Paris.

The Irish singer was made a Commander of the Order of Arts and Letters, receiving the medal from French Culture Minister Aurelie Filippetti.

Bono, whose real name is Paul Hewson, is a leading advocate of aid for Africa. He founded the global anti-poverty group ONE to help fight poverty and disease on the continent.

The U2 lead singer has received numerous awards and honours for both his humanitarian work and services to music including France's Legion d'Honneur and an honorary knighthood from Britain.

© 1994-2013 Agence France-Presse

Today's News

July 17, 2013

Romanian mum 'destroyed' stolen Picasso, Monet paintings valued at over $130 million

American painting exhibition from the John & Susan Horseman Collection at the Flint Institute of Arts

Bono receives France's highest cultural honour: Commander of the Order of Arts and Letters

Christie's becomes the only international auction house to hold sales in India

National Academy announces election of new members: Marina Abramović, James Rosenquist, among others

Summer Jewels: Christie's first ever online-only jewelry sale from July 17 to July 26

Folk Devil: A group exhibition curated by Rodolphe von Hofmannsthal on view at David Zwirner

Fashion District unveils 4th Annual Broadway Public Art Installation by artist Xin Song

Bonhams to sell flower images at Trelissick House by artist who created a tea service for the Prince of Wales

Christie's to lead next Middle Eastern art market innovation with a new online initiative

"Warhol in Southern Collections" exhibition opens at the Columbus Museum in Georgia

Artist Thomas Newbolt wins Ruth Borchard Self-Portrait Competition 2013

John Reardon and Reginald Brack join Christie's to lead New York Watches Department

Italo-American artist Paola Giordano exhibits at the Imago-Art Gallery in Lugano

John Fries Memorial Prize for Art finalists announced

Supporting cultural assets in Flint is focus of $3.7 million in Mott Foundation grants

The Sheboygan Project brings the street art movement to Wisconsin

Anguish and Enthusiasm: What do you do with your revolution once you've got it?

BREYER P-ORRIDGE, Caldwell Linker and Nick Bubash exhibit at The Warhol

Smithsonian Environmental Research Center: High CO2 spurs wetlands to absorb more carbon

Most Popular Last Seven Days

1.- New light shines on Sandro Botticelli masterpieces at Florence's Uffizi Gallery

2.- Cincinnati Art Museum's Van Gogh exhibition brings guests Into the Undergrowth

3.- Degas retrospective debuts in the U.S. at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

4.- Special exhibition features large-scale photography by Richard Mosse & Edward Burtynsky

5.- Nobel panel gives up knockin' on Dylan's door

6.- An unprecedented, international-loan exhibition of works by Claude Monet is at the Kimbell Art Museum this fall

7.- Exhibition at the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek explores Rousseau's landscapes

8.- Yoko Ono unveils her first permanent US art installation

9.- ArtReview's annual Power 100 names Hans Ulrich Obrist as the artworld's most powerful figure

10.- British artist David Hockney makes a splash at Frankfurt fair with 2,000-euro book

Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .


Ignacio Villarreal
Editor & Publisher:Jose Villarreal - Consultant: Ignacio Villarreal Jr.
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez

Royalville Communications, Inc
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
to a Mexican poet.

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site
Tell a Friend
Dear User, please complete the form below in order to recommend the Artdaily newsletter to someone you know.
Please complete all fields marked *.
Sending Mail
Sending Successful