Sunday, August 9, 2015
In the pantheon of Mexico's pre-Hispanic gods, most Aztec deities are depicted as brutal, blood-thirsty beings only appeased by human sacrifices.
A young Ukrainian artist has captured global media attention by creating a striking portrait of Russian President Vladimir Putin out of 5,000 bullet shells collected in the separatist east.
Saturday, August 8, 2015
Twenty-five years after the famed art heist at Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, law enforcement officials released new surveillance video Thursday showing an unauthorized visitor entering the museum the night before the robbery.
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Poland lacks probable cause to extradite a Russian art dealer living in New York on criminal charges accusing him of knowing that an 18th-century painting taken from a Polish museum by the Nazis during World War II was stolen property when he inherited it from his father, a judge ruled Monday.
A Picasso worth 25 million euros (US$27.4 million) and considered a national treasure by Spanish authorities -- who had barred it from being exported -- has been seized from a boat docked in Corsica, French authorities said Tuesday.
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
An Australian museum said Monday it would exhibit what it believes is the best opal stone ever found -- a 6.0-centimeter multi-colored gem unearthed in the Outback named the Virgin Rainbow.
Monday, August 3, 2015
A spate of thefts targeting the bright red post boxes that have been a feature of Britain's street corners since the 19th century have forced the postal service to fight back -- with an arsenal of hi-tech tools.
Sunday, August 2, 2015
Deborah Brown has danced at the Sydney Opera House and on other famous stages around the world, but performances on the dirt of remote Australian Aboriginal communities are her most nerve-wracking.
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Music and animation fans will get a chance to enjoy an exciting blend of the two when Taiwan's Evergreen Symphony Orchestra presents "Pixar in Concert" in October.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Hitler sporting a Karl Marx beard and a swastika formed with axes are just some of the provocative pieces starring at the first show ever by Slovenia's shock art collective, NSK.