Thursday, February 5, 2015
Five paintings by French impressionist Claude Monet, including his famous 1908 “Le Grand Canal” view of Venice, sold for a total of US$84 million in a London auction on Tuesday.
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
A total of 17 programs with 54 performances from 12 countries will unfold before your eyes at the 2015 Taiwan International Festival of Arts.
The original cover design for Tintin adventure “The Shooting Star” has been sold for 2.5 million euros (US$2.8 million) in a near-record for a work by the boy detective's Belgian creator Herge, a dealer said Monday.
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
The four surviving original Magna Carta copies went on display together for the first time from Monday as Britain kicks off 800th anniversary celebrations for a contract with global significance.
Two sculptures that languished in obscurity for more than a century may be the only surviving bronze works by Michelangelo, researchers announced in Britain on Monday.
Friday, January 30, 2015
After years of flying to North Korea with “bags full of money” and returning with hundreds of works of art, investor Frans Broersen believes he has pre-emptively secured a lucrative slice of a market so specialized it doesn't really exist.
Thursday, January 29, 2015
When the Spanish city of Malaga wanted to clean up its sleazy portside district, it called in the painters — big international names in the street art movement.
Saturday, January 24, 2015
Yes, Jennifer Aniston would like to thank the academy. But it won't be this year.
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Taiwanese master bamboo artist Wang Wen-Chih is passing down ancient skills to a team of designers at the Woodford Folk Festival
A popular piece of street art destroyed by Hong Kong authorities and later re-made has fetched almost HK$2 million (US$258,000) at a Sotheby's auction, a new record for its French creator.