Saturday, April 5, 2014
Some of the most iconic artifacts of U.S. aviation and space history will be getting an updated display for the 21st century, with the Apollo moon landing as the centerpiece.
French director Luc Besson's new film “Lucy” is expected to generate interest in Taipei, where part of the action movie was shot, the Taipei Film Commission said after the trailer was released.
Friday, April 4, 2014
The last of 10 artistic masterpieces from France arrived under heavy security in China on Thursday, for a show featuring a billion dollars' worth of art.
The doctors and therapists who worked with a little girl from Afghanistan knew the prosthetic arm they gave her would change her life.
Italy's top art detectives, global experts in finding stolen works, launched a smartphone app Wednesday to get people to collaborate on cracking crimes.
Thursday, April 3, 2014
A New York City auctioneer says a Norman Rockwell painting of Boston Red Sox players could bring up to US$30 million.
Two paintings by the French artists Paul Gauguin and Pierre Bonnard, stolen in London in the 1970s, have been recovered in Italy, the culture ministry said Wednesday.
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Dogs and cats are often beloved family members in current culture, but animals held such a prominent place in ancient Egyptian society that tens of millions were mummified, some going into the pharaohs' tombs to rest eternally in the company of their kings.
Sunday, March 30, 2014
Mottled brushstrokes capture the sunset on a haystack, vivid hues fragment forest grass, while hazy edges give life to Normandy trees as they dance in the breeze.
The domes and arched ceilings — each arrayed with tiles in herringbone and basket-weave patterns — are hidden in plain sight. Millions of people walk under them every day at the Oyster Bar at Grand Central Terminal, New York's St. John the Divine, the Boston Public Library, the San Diego Museum of Man and hundreds of other places.