A Texan couple who discovered their love for art during a trip to Paris in the 1970s are to donate the multimillion dollar collection they have amassed since to the French capital.
A painstaking restoration of a 15th-century Flemish masterpiece is revealing the long-lost detail and splendor that helped make the altarpiece one of the world's most stolen artworks.
A prominent member of the academy that awards the Nobel literature prize slammed this year's laureate Bob Dylan as arrogant on Friday, citing his total silence since the award was announced last week.
There have long been complaints about the lack of women in the tech industry. Now there's a towering female figure, in a tech park across the bay from San Francisco, although not quite what some people had in mind.
Artist-singer Yoko Ono has unveiled her first permanent public installation in the U.S. in a Chicago park that will be home to President Barack Obama's library.
Mystery and crime fiction writer Edward Gorman has died.
The Christie's auction house in New York will offer for sale one of Claude Monet's celebrated "haystack" paintings, valued at an estimated US$45 million, which should reconfirm collectors' appetite for Impressionist art.
A Manhattan exhibition features rich textiles with intricate embroidery designs from the Carpathian Mountains of Ukraine and Romania.
The Met Breuer museum in Manhattan is featuring a career retrospective of figurative painter Kerry James Marshall this month.
The public is getting a rare peek at first and early editions of some of William Shakespeare's most beloved plays.