Wednesday, May 13, 2015
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.
Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef has been chosen to host the 2015 International Emmy Awards Gala in New York in November.
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.
Monday, May 11, 2015
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.
Thursday, May 7, 2015
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.
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.
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
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.
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.
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.