Friday, November 6, 2015
A painting by Amedeo Modigliani sold for US$42.8 million, well above its estimate, on the first day of Sotheby's fall art auction on Wednesday.
Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Nepal's first international photo festival opened on Tuesday on the streets of the quake-devastated Kathmandu Valley, with exhibits set up alongside damaged and spectacular temples and palaces.
Tuesday, November 3, 2015
Bai Budan took a morning stroll on Tiananmen Square to find inspiration for a new series of satirical cartoons, an art form only barely alive in mainland China.
Monday, November 2, 2015
A Japanese-style tearoom made of steel and calligraphy installations made of human hair are among the eye-catching works on display at Art Taipei 2015, which opened Friday in the city.
Two famous paintings thought to be works of mediaeval Dutch master Hieronymus Bosch are likely to have been imitations painted around the same time, Dutch media reported on Saturday.
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Once upon a time, when NASA's shuttles were still flying, an astronaut read a children's story from space.
The Bolshoi Theatre on Monday announced that La Scala's Makhar Vaziev will take over as ballet director, replacing Sergei Filin, who suffered permanent eye damage from an acid attack.
Monday, October 26, 2015
Ndume Olatushani jokes that he "couldn't even draw a crooked line straight" when he arrived on death row almost 30 years ago.
Sunday, October 25, 2015
Balthus is the subject of a major retrospective opening this weekend in Rome, two years after a similar exhibition in New York sparked controversy over the French painter's erotically-charged depictions of barely pubescent girls.
Saturday, October 24, 2015
A stolen totem pole that went from the garden decor of two golden-age Hollywood actors to the basement of a Hawaii museum was returned Thursday to Alaska tribal members.