Thursday, February 26, 2015
In a loft in a disused school, Dutch artist Noortje Zijlstra takes a frozen crow carcass from a refrigerator and cuts it open, pursuing her latest “dead animal art” project.
Once the jewel-encrusted playthings of the Russian royal family, the first Faberge Imperial egg produced in almost a century is set to be unveiled in Qatar on Tuesday, its makers said.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
A towering American agave plant that waited 80 years to flower and produce seeds is dying after fulfilling its purpose and will be taken down next month, said its caretaker at the University of Michigan's botanical gardens.
Taiwanese artist Vincent J.F. Huang (黃瑞芳) will again represent the South Pacific island nation of Tuvalu at the Venice Biennale this year, and highlight the issue of climate change with an art installation in Tuvalu's national pavilion at the major international art exhibition.
Saturday, February 21, 2015
American designer Marc Jacobs provided a dazzling finale to New York Fashion Week on Thursday with a collection of severe but eccentric elegance that followed cashmere cool from Ralph Lauren and urban eroticism from Calvin Klein.
Thursday, February 19, 2015
The museum that houses the National Toy Hall of Fame announced Tuesday the creation of the World Video Game Hall of Fame to recognize the impact games like “Pong” and “Grand Theft Auto” have on culture and society.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Iranian artist Parviz Tanavoli has built a successful career around the concept of nothing.
Sunday, February 15, 2015
The Mumbai neighborhood made famous by the film “Slumdog Millionaire” is set to host its first “biennale,” aiming to promote health through creativity, although it will be very different to some of the world's grander art fairs.
Saturday, February 14, 2015
Japanese-born, naturalized Brazilian artist Tomie Ohtake died Thursday aged 101, a week after being hospitalized with pneumonia, her eponymous institute in Sao Paulo told AFP.
A set of 12 gold-plated animal head sculptures by China's Ai Weiwei sold for 2.8 million pounds (US$4.3 million) at auction on Thursday, setting a new record for the dissident artist's work.