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Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Nouveau riche, investors pay big bucks for artworks
A vibrant, multi-hued painting from Pablo Picasso set a world record for artwork at auction, selling for US$179.4 million on Monday night, and a sculpture by Alberto Giacometti set a record for most expensive sculpture, at US$141.3 million.
2015/5/13
Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef has been chosen to host the 2015 International Emmy Awards Gala in New York in November.
2015/5/13
Elizabeth Wilson, who built a career as a character actress in films such as "The Graduate" and "9 to 5," has died. She was 94.
2015/5/13
Monday, May 11, 2015
Venice Biennale represents rebalancing in art world
A Nigerian art critic and museum director is the first African to curate the Biennale contemporary art fair that opens Saturday for its seven-month run, while female artists are representing more countries than ever in national pavilions -- trends seen as an informal rebalancing in the art world.
2015/5/11
Thailand artist makes art with Taiwanese tea
Thailand printmaking artist Yanawit Kunchaethong is currently holding a personal art exhibition at the Taipei art venue CAM193, where the printmaker features a series of prints using essence extracts from Taiwanese teas as ink.
2015/5/11
Thursday, May 7, 2015
Van Gogh work sells for over US$66 mil. at New York auction
A painting Vincent van Gogh created while briefly working side by side with his friend Paul Gauguin in the south of France brought in US$66.3 million at auction Tuesday.
2015/5/7
The exhibition of "Herstory" on the life of Chinese-American women who made American legal history, will be held in the National History Museum from June 19 to Aug. 2, in Taipei, and from Sept. 22 to Nov. 8 at the Tainan Public Meeting Hall. It will travel to San Francisco, Hawaii and New York in 2016, the organizer said.
2015/5/7
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Go West: artists flee exorbitant New York for LA
The Los Angeles art scene is exploding thanks to a wave of artists and galleries escaping New York, which has become over-crowded and too expensive for young creative types.
2015/5/6
Monday, May 4, 2015
Nanhua University in southern Taiwan is running an exhibit of contemporary Chinese ink paintings by its chief secretary, Yeh Tzong-Ho.
2015/5/4
Thursday, April 30, 2015
Move over, Bruce Wayne: There's going to be a new Batman fighting crime in Gotham City for DC Comics, and instead of a cape, he'll wear a manga-style suit of armor.
2015/4/30
DC Comics prepares for new Batman as Bruce Wayne hangs up his cape
  
  
  
  
  
  
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