Monday, May 20, 2013
Art lovers, collectors and gallerists will gather on Thursday for Hong Kong's inaugural edition of Art Basel, sealing the city's status as an international art hub and Asia's leading art destination.
Sunday, May 19, 2013
American burlesque dancer and model Dita von Teese enters the room and her audience is bowled over.
Saturday, May 18, 2013
The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts has a new process to select artists who receive one of America's top arts prizes, the Kennedy Center Honors, after an outside group last year said Latinos have been largely excluded.
Amsterdam's Van Gogh Museum is selling a limited number of copies of the Dutch master's sketchbooks for the first time, providing rare insight into his life and the origin of some of his most famous portraits, the museum said on Thursday.
Friday, May 17, 2013
Museums in Taiwan are set to host a series of events May 18 ranging from treasure hunts to sleepovers to celebrate International Museum Day.
Thursday, May 16, 2013
A painting by Barnett Newman that Sotheby's described as an icon of Abstract Expressionism sold Tuesday in New York for a record US$43.84 million at an auction peppered with stunningly expensive works.
Monday, May 13, 2013
A work by renowned British graffiti artist Banksy that was withdrawn from a controversial U.S. auction is being put up for sale again in London, auctioneers said Saturday.
Sunday, May 12, 2013
In Central Java, Surakarta's rich Javanese culture is manifested, among other ways, in the city being the center of the Batik industry. And one of its most recognized batik makers nationwide is Danar Hadi.
The Czech crown jewels went on show at Prague Castle Friday, in a rare public display for the 700-year-old items that are pulled out only on special occasions.
The Kalimantan region in Borneo has some of the richest, most complex and most diverse basketry traditions found anywhere in the world, but modernization has been posing a constant threat to these.