Monday, October 7, 2013
The 128-year-old Detroit Institute of Arts has gained a reputation as a home for some of the world's most hallowed masterpieces: paintings by Van Gogh and Picasso, the Diego Rivera industry murals.
The spires of Bagan have survived wars, earthquakes and centuries of tropical sun, but in recent years Myanmar's ancient capital has faced a distinctly modern threat — scaffolding and cement.
Sunday, October 6, 2013
Ageing painters sometimes repeat the same image over and over, relying on their fame and signature to turn a buck. Henri Matisse, who died in 1954 aged 84, instead created boldly colored paper cutouts that made even Picasso jealous.
Two masterpieces by U.S. artist Andy Warhol go under the hammer in New York next month, with the highlights of the auction season expected to fetch up to US$120 million.
Saturday, October 5, 2013
World-famous, reclusive artist Banksy is loose on the streets of New York, hosting a unique show that has whipped up excitement among hipsters and the chattering classes.
Thursday, October 3, 2013
Marc Jacobs, the U.S. designer credited with transforming Louis Vuitton from “stodgy luggage house” to global fashion giant on Wednesday received a standing ovation as news of his departure broke.
Monday, September 30, 2013
The Gazan winner of the Arab Idol talent competition, a rare symbol of Palestinian unity, was to give his first concert outside the Arab world in The Hague on Sunday.
Sunday, September 29, 2013