Tuesday, December 3, 2013
A work by modern painter Zao Wou-ki sold for 76 million yuan (US$12.47 million) on Sunday at Sotheby's first major auction in China, breaking the record for the artist's work set earlier this year in Hong Kong.
Sunday, December 1, 2013
Naked artists posing as cavorting nymphs and satyrs star in a new exhibition that opened in Italy this week which features adapted images of some of the eye-catching erotic frescoes from the ancient Roman city of Pompeii.
Ajike “Saint Jerry” Njoku says he wants to reveal the largely untold journey that African immigrants have undertaken in China over the past decade.
Saturday, November 30, 2013
An Australian hotel is declaring itself a graffiti Belieber, despite being at odds with the city government.
Thursday, November 28, 2013
The first book written in what is today the United States of America fetched US$14.2 million in New York on Tuesday, becoming the world's most expensive printed book sold at auction.
Monday, November 25, 2013
--A granddaughter of German painter Otto Dix, a few of whose works were discovered in the vast trove of Nazi-looted art stashed in a Munich flat, has called Germany's approach to the Third Reich's spoils “scandalous.”
Sunday, November 24, 2013
“The Oscars of Chinese Cinema” drew stars and fans alike to Taipei for the award ceremony that would determine the names and acts of the year, yesterday.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
From replacement kidneys to guns, cars, prosthetics and works of art, 3D printing is predicted to transform our lives in the coming decades as dramatically as the Internet did before it.
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Members of Welcome to Taipei International Club (WTIC) participated in a visit to the Lin Liu-hsin Puppet Theatre Museum (林柳新紀念偶戲博物館) and were impressed by the magnificent collections of puppets and other related artifacts at the museum, as well as by a special puppet performance.
Sunday, November 17, 2013