The spring art auction season kicks off Sunday in New York with paintings by Jean-Michel Basquiat and Cy Twombly and a taboo-smashing statue of Hitler.
A rare violet diamond, the largest of its kind ever found at Australia's remote Argyle mine, will be the centerpiece of Rio Tinto's annual pink diamonds showcase, the company said Tuesday.
When two Polish heritage experts first restored the famed lion statue in Syria's Palmyra in 2005, they never imagined they would see it smashed to pieces only a decade later.
He's the cleanup hitter of the English language, the sultan of sonnet and song.
A dozen giant bronze animal heads representing the signs of the Chinese zodiac are stopping people in their tracks in downtown Boston and sparking conversations.
Showered with dozens of prizes over the past two years for his achievements in culture, literature and the arts, Taiwanese artist Liao Chun-mu (廖俊穆) has been awarded the title of Chief Ambassador of Intangible Cultural Heritage by the Chinese Culture and Arts Association (中國文化藝術協會).
An ancient stone sculpture of Buddha's footprints that was smuggled into the United States and had been expected to sell for more than US$1 million was returned to the government of Pakistan on Wednesday.
"Prince, surely not? Can we turn this year off and turn it back on when it stops being a giant exit for all the most talented people?"
An elderly man fell to his death from the seventh floor of a building in Nantou County, hitting and killing a woman, according to the county's fire department.2 Comments
The 2016 Contemporary Hakka Arts Exhibition will kick off at Taipei's Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall on April 30, showcasing the creativity of Hakka artists.