Monday, April 28, 2014
A letter written by a passenger on the Titanic describing the “wonderful passage” — hours before the ship hit an iceberg — sold at auction Saturday for 119,000 pounds (US$200,000).
A large piece of stage backdrop signed by the Beatles during their first live U.S. concert 50 years ago has failed to sell at a New York City auction.
A US$10 Mormon gold coin fetched US$705,000, and a US$20 Mormon gold coin sold for US$558,000 at auction this week.
Sunday, April 27, 2014
A dozen previously unknown works of digital art created by much-loved pop artist Andy Warhol have been discovered by a computer club at an American university in his hometown Pittsburgh.
Saturday, April 26, 2014
Elusive street artist Banksy says he has nothing to do with an auction of several of his works taken from walls and valued at up to 1 million pounds (US$1.68 million).
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Taiwanese artists emerged as the biggest winners at an Italian textile art competition, grabbing the first and third prizes at the biennial contest, Taiwan's Ministry of Culture said Monday.
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
A sand sculpture festival set to kick off May 3 at a beach on the northeastern coast of Taiwan will highlight artists' “aspirations for great journeys beyond time and space,” organizers said yesterday.
Monday, April 21, 2014
John C. Houbolt, an engineer whose contributions to the U.S. space program were vital to NASA's successful moon landing in 1969, has died. He was 95.