Saturday, December 27, 2014
You've likely seen the images, even if you have no idea who painted them: Those waifs with the huge, saucer-like eyes, appearing in oil paintings, posters, postcards, refrigerator magnets.
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
Taiwanese Mandopop king Jay Chou (周杰倫) confirmed speculation Monday that he will marry his longtime girlfriend, model Hannah Quinlivan (昆凌), on his 36th birthday in January next year.
Monday, December 22, 2014
Rino Pensa and son have been making papal parchments for decades, crafting hand-painted blessing scrolls in Italy that are purchased by the faithful around the world to celebrate marriages, baptisms and anniversaries.
Saturday, December 20, 2014
Shigeru Miyamoto seems giddy — and with good reason.
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
It's impossible to talk about “Annie” without admitting up front when you first experienced John Huston's 1982 film.
The loss of individuality in small-town America takes a beating in “Pocatello,” a new play by Samuel D. Hunter, whose dark comedy “The Whale” was well-received off-Broadway in 2012. The death of local culture and small family businesses by relentlessly advancing big-box franchises is the villain in Hunter's quirky, sometimes bleak new work.
Monday, December 15, 2014
In the unlikely setting of one of Italy's mafia heartlands, a major exhibition of modern artworks by and about women has opened with organizers billing it as the biggest ever of its kind.
An avant-garde painting lost for nine decades until a Hungarian researcher spotted it being used as a prop in the Hollywood film “Stuart Little” was sold for over 200,000 euros Saturday at an auction in Budapest.
The United States is calling for a French auctioneer to halt a sale of artifacts made by Native American tribes set for Monday and instead help items be returned.
Sunday, December 14, 2014
A task force investigating the provenance of priceless paintings found in a Nazi-era art hoard said Friday it had received more than 200 queries about specific works by possible heirs.