Some 80 years ago, the Nazis forced prominent German Jewish art gallery owner Max Stern to sell his family's roughly 400-piece collection before he was exiled from his country.
Stephen Sondheim's latest honor comes from literary and human rights organization PEN America.
Behind some of the world's most reputed concert halls is a Japanese engineer whose finesse in shaping sound is so perfectly unobtrusive that all listeners hear is the music -- in all its subtlety, texture and fullness.
David Hockney is marking his 80th birthday this year with a major retrospective of his work in London, which attempts to explore what turns an artist into a popular star.
The Lunar New Year holiday is a special time for showing love and gratitude to family. To celebrate this year's new beginning, bring your loved ones to the "Painting and Calligraphy of the Enlightened Elder: A Special Exhibition of Artworks Donated by the Family of Fu Chuan-fu" (覺翁書畫─傅狷夫先生家族捐贈文物特展), which runs at the National Palace Museum (國立故宮博物院) until April 25.
One of the largest paintings by Surrealist master Rene Magritte could set a record for the artist when it is goes up for sale with an estimated price of 14 million pounds (US$17.5 million).
Sculptor Sir Anish Kapoor was named on Monday as this year's winner of the million-dollar Genesis Prize, awarded for commitment to Israel and Judaism, organisers said.
Auguste Rodin's sensuous piece "The Kiss" will, fittingly, form the core of an installation at Philadelphia's Rodin Museum centered on the theme of passion to mark the 100th anniversary of the French sculptor's death.
An Iraqi graffiti artist has taken to the streets of the southern city of Basra to protest U.S. President Donald Trump's ban on visitors from seven Muslim-Majority countries. The ban was blocked Friday by a U.S. federal judge and while Trump denounced the judge and vowed to overturn the ruling, his government has so far complied.
The latest from writer-director Edgar Wright and a behind-the-scenes documentary about the Muppets are among the films headed to the 24th South by Southwest film festival.