Wednesday, October 7, 2015
A rare drawing of comic book hero Tintin by Belgian cartoonist Herge fetched over US$1 million at auction in Hong Kong Monday as experts say comic art is becoming as collectible as paintings.
This year's Nobel Prize in Literature will be announced on Thursday at 1100 GMT, the Swedish Academy that awards the prize said on Monday.
Friday, October 2, 2015
Britain's Turner Prize has long stirred debate in the art world with its unconventional choices, and this year may be no different with a song performance and an architecture collective among the contenders.
Thursday, October 1, 2015
The Taj Mahal will need nine years of mud packs to remove yellow stains from its white marble walls caused by air pollution, the Times of India reported on Wednesday.
Friday, September 25, 2015
British-Indian artist Anish Kapoor has covered anti-Semitic graffiti on a controversial sculpture that was vandalized in France with gold leaf -- but just barely.
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Snoop Dogg is rolling his love for cannabis into a new lifestyle website intended to be an online "encyclopedia" for anything anyone would want to know about pot.
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Belgium has long been a leading exponent of the traditional printed comic book, but a recent exhibition of South Korean "webtoons" has caused soul-searching in the land of Tintin and The Smurfs.
Monday, September 21, 2015
Best-selling romance novelist Jackie Collins, whose first book was so steamy it was banned in some countries, died of breast cancer in California Saturday, her family said. She was 77.
Sunday, September 20, 2015
A derelict Naval hospital that treated soldiers from the Civil War through World War II is the site of an art installation that deals with the wounds of war and the human power of healing.