Thursday, June 5, 2014
The Shanghai Song Hu Campaign Memorial Hall (上海淞滬抗戰紀念館) in mainland China yesterday proposed a new artifacts display plan set to feature the stories of the famed Defense of Sihang Warehouse (四行倉庫保衛戰) and “girl guide” Yang Huimin's (楊惠敏) delivery of the flag of the Republic of China during the Battle of Shanghai (淞滬會戰).
A German museum has put on display a copy of Vincent van Gogh's ear that was grown using genetic material provided by one of the 19th-century Dutch artist's living relatives.
Sunday, June 1, 2014
The Taipei Arts Festival has adopted the theme of “looking” this year to “open the eyes” of the audience to the different possibilities of performing arts through a diverse lineup of theater, dance and acrobatic performances.
An Australian gallery will return a portrait once thought to be the work of Vincent Van Gogh to its rightful owners in what is believed to be the country's first restitution of art lost under the Nazis.
Monday, May 26, 2014
An original page of drawings featuring the intrepid boy reporter Tintin sold at auction Saturday for more than 2 million euros, a new world record for a comic strip.
Sunday, May 25, 2014
Best known for his provocative images, photographer Andres Serrano has turned his attention to putting a very public face on New York City's skyrocketing homeless population.
Saturday, May 24, 2014
An oil painting sold at a Spanish antique shop over two decades ago for around 150 euros (US$200) has been certified as Salvador Dali's first Surrealist work which he painted as a teenager, art experts said Thursday.
Friday, May 23, 2014
A Chinese museum has been ordered to close after thousands of its historical exhibits were found to be fake, state-run media said on Thursday.
Ruth Ziolkowski, who carried on her late husband's dream of honoring Native Americans by carving the massive likeness of the legendary warrior Crazy Horse into the Black Hills in South Dakota, has died. She was 87.