Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Galloping with the vigor of strong and simple brush strokes, the horses painted by late Chinese master Xu Beihong inspired his countrymen in wartime — and now to pay huge sums to treasure them.
Saturday, June 28, 2014
Jeff Koons, one of world's highest paid artists, unveils his life work in New York on Friday, a chance to understand why his art is so celebrated, so loathed and so expensive.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
An iconic “Water Lilies” painting by French artist Claude Monet sold for 31.7 million pounds (US$54 million, 39.7 million euros) at a London sale on Monday, the second-highest sum paid for his work on record.
Monday, June 23, 2014
Two statues from among thousands of works of art looted by British soldiers in the 19th century have been returned to Nigeria, prompting calls for other “stolen” treasures to be repatriated.
Friday, June 20, 2014
Thursday, June 19, 2014
An incredibly rare 19th century postage stamp, a tiny one-cent magenta from British colonial Guyana, sold for a world record US$9.5 million at a New York auction on Tuesday.
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Joe Sacco's first impressions of World War I were forged as a schoolboy in Australia, more than four decades ago.
Monday, June 16, 2014
A photo exhibition on the evacuation of the Dachen Islands will be held from June 17 to July 16 at Taipei's Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, ahead of next year's 60th anniversary of the mass retreat.
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Sunday, June 15, 2014
Young dancers from six continents were rehearsing at sites across Mississippi's capital city Friday, running through performances that they've been preparing for months or even years to display at the USA International Ballet Competition.