Monday, April 22, 2013
Saturday, April 20, 2013
A 400-year-old masterpiece that only came to light during a renovation at Paris's Ritz hotel has been sold for 1.44 million euros (US$1.88 million) to New York's Metropolitan Museum, auction house Christie's said on Thursday.
Friday, April 19, 2013
The head of the Beijing Palace Museum arrived in Taiwan yesterday as part of an exchange between the museum and Taipei's National Palace Museum (NPM, 故宮博物院).
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Renowned sculptor Ju Ming's (朱銘) latest exhibition, Living World Series — The Urban Silhouette, opened yesterday at the Farglory Financial Center (遠雄金融中心).
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Songwriter George Jackson, co-author of “Old Time Rock and Roll” and hundreds of other soul, rock and rhythm and blues tunes, has died. He was 68.
Sunday, April 14, 2013
In a chaotic auction repeatedly interrupted by protests, dozens of Native American tribal masks were sold Friday after a French court ignored the objections of the Hopi tribe and the U.S. government.
Saturday, April 13, 2013
One day, the world will speak of Cambodia without defining it by the raw, recent history of the “killing fields” and the Khmer Rouge.
Thursday, April 11, 2013
“Ding Dong! The witch is dead,” as sung by Judy Garland in “The Wizard of Oz,” on Tuesday raced to the top of the Amazon download chart in Britain, a day after the death of former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.
Cosmetics billionaire Leonard Lauder has given New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art an astonishing, no-strings-attached collection of Cubist art that he assembled over four decades, the museum announced Tuesday.
Chinese-French abstract painter Zao Wou-Ki (趙無極), a significant figure in 20th-century Chinese art, died Tuesday at his home in Switzerland aged 93, Marc Bonnant, a lawyer for his wife, told AFP.