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Thursday, November 12, 2015
Rhythm on the rails: train draws fans from all over
Stacey Nakasone had a choice to make. Fly from her home in Los Angeles to Japan to learn more about taiko drums, or take a 80-kilometer (50-mile) train ride in Vermont.
2015/11/12
Portrait of Camilla's ex sells for US$34.89 million
A Lucian Freud portrait of the ex-husband of Britain's Duchess of Cornwall, Andrew Parker Bowles, sold for US$34.89 million in New York on Tuesday, Christie's said.
2015/11/12
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
A painting by Amedeo Modigliani fetched US$170.4 million at an auction Monday, setting a world record for the artist and achieving the second highest price ever garnered for a work of art at auction.
2015/11/11
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Archaeologists in Peru have unearthed a 1,500-year old frieze with human figures believed to be from the indigenous Moche culture, the latest find at a site famous for its pre-Incan treasures.
2015/11/10
Monday, November 9, 2015
Japan's dainty geishas in secret fast-food raids
A craving for fast food presents few obstacles to most people, but for Japan's dainty, doll-like geishas, it calls for a daring undercover operation -- and a cunning disguise.
2015/11/9
Saturday, November 7, 2015
Picasso nude portrait fetches US$67 mil. at auction
A nude portrait by Pablo Picasso brought in more than US$67 million at Sotheby's on Thursday, a day after the auction house sold US$377 million worth of art from the estate of its late former owner.
2015/11/7
Friday, November 6, 2015
Modigliani, Picasso works sell at Sotheby's fall art auction
A painting by Amedeo Modigliani sold for US$42.8 million, well above its estimate, on the first day of Sotheby's fall art auction on Wednesday.
2015/11/6
Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Nepal's first international photo festival opened on Tuesday on the streets of the quake-devastated Kathmandu Valley, with exhibits set up alongside damaged and spectacular temples and palaces.
2015/11/4
Tuesday, November 3, 2015
Bai Budan took a morning stroll on Tiananmen Square to find inspiration for a new series of satirical cartoons, an art form only barely alive in mainland China.
2015/11/3
Monday, November 2, 2015
A Japanese-style tearoom made of steel and calligraphy installations made of human hair are among the eye-catching works on display at Art Taipei 2015, which opened Friday in the city.
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