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Thursday, July 10, 2014
World's largest folk art market opens in Santa Fe
Santa Fe's famed summer market season opens this weekend with the International Folk Market, the world's largest folk art market and one dedicated to helping artisans from impoverished nations start their own businesses.
2014/7/10
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Traditionalists can rest easy knowing architect Frank Gehry's vision for the Philadelphia Museum of Art does not include wrapping the neoclassical building in his trademark chunky silver swooshes.
2014/7/8
Monday, July 7, 2014
Hamilton wins British GP at Silverstone as Rosberg pulls up
Lewis Hamilton delighted a 120,000 crowd of enthusiastic home fans when he revived his world championship bid on Sunday with an emphatic victory in a dramatic incident-filled British Grand Prix.
2014/7/7
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Chinese race for Xu Beihong's horses
Galloping with the vigor of strong and simple brush strokes, the horses painted by late Chinese master Xu Beihong inspired his countrymen in wartime — and now to pay huge sums to treasure them.
2014/7/2
Saturday, June 28, 2014
Jeff Koons, one of world's highest paid artists, unveils his life work in New York on Friday, a chance to understand why his art is so celebrated, so loathed and so expensive.
2014/6/28
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Claude Monet 'Water Lilies' painting sells for US$54 mil.
An iconic “Water Lilies” painting by French artist Claude Monet sold for 31.7 million pounds (US$54 million, 39.7 million euros) at a London sale on Monday, the second-highest sum paid for his work on record.
2014/6/25
Monday, June 23, 2014
Two statues from among thousands of works of art looted by British soldiers in the 19th century have been returned to Nigeria, prompting calls for other “stolen” treasures to be repatriated.
2014/6/23
Friday, June 20, 2014
US museum explores human rights
A new museum about the history of civil rights opens next week in Atlanta, the city where Martin Luther King Jr. was based. But the National Center for Civil and Human Rights also explores other human rights struggles, from women's rights and LGBT issues to immigration and child labor.
2014/6/20
Thursday, June 19, 2014
Stamp sells for record US$9.5 mil. in New York
An incredibly rare 19th century postage stamp, a tiny one-cent magenta from British colonial Guyana, sold for a world record US$9.5 million at a New York auction on Tuesday.
2014/6/19
Hidden painting found in Picasso masterpiece
Scientists and art experts have found a hidden painting beneath one of Pablo Picasso's first masterpieces, “The Blue Room,” using advances in infrared imagery to reveal a bow-tied man with his face resting on his hand. Now the question that conservators at The Phillips Collection in Washington hope to answer is simply: Who is he?
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