The United States has returned to Italy a letter written by Christopher Columbus in 1493 about his discovery of the New World that was stolen from a Florence library and unwittingly acquired by the Library of Congress.
Performers in the famed cabaret Crazy Horse Paris pose for a photo at a press conference in Taipei on Wednesday, May 18. Crazy Horse Paris, renowned as representing the French elite of beauty and seduction since 1951, will be performing in Taiwan for the second time.
French fashion house Louis Vuitton is launching two travel publications this month that celebrate Paris and South Africa with watercolor paintings. The stunning new titles are illustrated by Brecht Evans, a Belgian author of graphic novels who revisits the city of Paris with a fresh perspective, and Chinese painter Liu Xiaodong, who unveils the wilderness of South Africa though outdoor paintings.
Israel's Antiquities Authority on Monday displayed cargo from a merchant ship that sank off the ancient Mediterranean port of Caesarea 1,600 years ago, including rare bronze statues and thousands of coins.
Representing "discreet European luxury," European porcelain master Meissen showcases master painter Detlef Ritter's latest work in a new special exhibition, "Gallant Meissen."
At the "East is Red" shop in Shanghai, every nook and cranny is packed with memorabilia of China's Cultural Revolution, from small badges of Chairman Mao Zedong to gigantic posters of his iconic image.1 Comment
The revamped San Francisco Museum of Modern Art reopened Saturday with a marching band, jumbo red balloons and red confetti raining down from the top of the new 10-story white building with a bulging side.
A street artist in Lithuania has adorned a barbecue restaurant with a poster showing Donald Trump locking lips with Vladimir Putin.
A painting by Frida Kahlo depicting two nude women sold Thursday in New York for a record US$8 million, the highest price yet for any work by the iconic Mexican artist, Christie's said.
The Yale Center for British Art reopened Wednesday following a lengthy project to restore the building's interior and bring it more in line with the vision of its famed architect, Louis Kahn.