Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Japanese architect Toyo Ito, whose buildings have been praised for their fluid beauty and balance between the physical and virtual world, has won the 2013 Pritzker Architecture Prize, the prize's jury announced Sunday.
A painting donated to Britain's National Trust by the estate of a wealthy supporter has been identified as a Rembrandt self-portrait worth 20 million pounds (US$30 million), the heritage body said Monday.
Monday, March 18, 2013
A massive painting by Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei dedicated to Nobel laureate Pablo Neruda was unveiled Saturday in Valparaiso, the Chilean port where the poet lived.
A former Hong Kong politician sold off part of his rare wine collection for over US$6 million, auction house Christie's said Sunday, after a scandal over a wine cellar at his home was partly blamed for his loss in last year's leadership race.
Sunday, March 17, 2013
Rare bronzes, contemporary masterpieces, museum-quality furniture and antiquities dating back more than 3,000 years are among thousands of art objects hitting the auction block in New York next week during Christie's and Sotheby's Asia week sales.
Saturday, March 16, 2013
When it comes to contemporary art works, the modern day artist has the luxury of exploring with a generous variety of materials and mediums, where effects are not restricted to just a visual presentation of art.
What a difference four years have made. When the cast of “The Big Bang Theory” first appeared at PaleyFest in 2009, their sitcom wasn't even among the top-40 rated shows in the United States.
Friday, March 15, 2013
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Eslite Gallery (誠品畫廊) is currently hosting the works of Chinese artist Wang Yuping (王玉平) for his new solo exhibition “Taipei, Beijing” (台北‧北京).
Sunday, March 10, 2013
Willy Wonka's golden ticket and Batman's mask are among some 30 movie costumes and props given Friday to the National Museum of American History in the U.S. capital.