Friday, March 29, 2013
Wrists bent and fingers curled, the immaculately dressed dancers perform a series of gestures that, according to ancient custom, carry the wishes of the Khmer kings to the heavens.
The director of China's biggest box-office hit says “Lost in Thailand” succeeded by showing a rarely seen subject: modern Chinese life.
Thursday, March 28, 2013
Fleeing from a burning, volcanic cloud, the people of Pompeii and Herculaneum had little time to pack, snatching a lamp, some cash or the house key as they tried to run to safety.
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Tens of thousands of photographs and negatives from a large collection of Hollywood images will be sold during a two-day auction in New York next month, Guernsey's auction house said on Monday.
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Monday, March 25, 2013
The massive bronze sculpture is formally known as “Draped Seated Woman,” a Henry Moore creation that evoked Londoners huddled in air raid shelters during the Blitz.
Sunday, March 24, 2013
A rare portrait of the wife of Henri Matisse by artist Andre Derain and a monumental work by Jackson Pollock could each sell for US$20 million or more in spring auctions in New York, auction houses said on Friday.
“The Burghers” are back. After months of work to remove years of discoloration and damage from acid rain and pollution, Auguste Rodin's monumental bronze sculpture “The Burghers of Calais” was returned to its pedestal at the Rodin Museum on Friday.
Saturday, March 23, 2013
Long a cultural backwater, Rio de Janeiro has taken another leap toward becoming an art hot spot with this week's opening of a museum built around one of the world's premier collections of contemporary Latin American art.
Friday, March 22, 2013