Wednesday, March 4, 2015
A simple Chinese vase made over 800 years ago and unveiled in Hong Kong Monday is expected to fetch HK$60 million (US$7.7 million) when it goes under the hammer next month, Sotheby's said.
While Pablo Picasso crafted thousands of ceramic pieces late in his career that reflected his Mediterranean and Spanish roots, this art was long overshadowed by his famous paintings and sculptures.
The Grateful Dead embodied the hippie spirit, but the free market has sent prices for resold tickets to the band's final shows soaring to more than US$100,000.
Sunday, March 1, 2015
The work of mysterious British graffiti artist Banksy has made an appearance in the Gaza Strip.
Thursday, February 26, 2015
In a loft in a disused school, Dutch artist Noortje Zijlstra takes a frozen crow carcass from a refrigerator and cuts it open, pursuing her latest “dead animal art” project.
Once the jewel-encrusted playthings of the Russian royal family, the first Faberge Imperial egg produced in almost a century is set to be unveiled in Qatar on Tuesday, its makers said.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
A towering American agave plant that waited 80 years to flower and produce seeds is dying after fulfilling its purpose and will be taken down next month, said its caretaker at the University of Michigan's botanical gardens.
Taiwanese artist Vincent J.F. Huang (黃瑞芳) will again represent the South Pacific island nation of Tuvalu at the Venice Biennale this year, and highlight the issue of climate change with an art installation in Tuvalu's national pavilion at the major international art exhibition.
Saturday, February 21, 2015
American designer Marc Jacobs provided a dazzling finale to New York Fashion Week on Thursday with a collection of severe but eccentric elegance that followed cashmere cool from Ralph Lauren and urban eroticism from Calvin Klein.
Thursday, February 19, 2015
The museum that houses the National Toy Hall of Fame announced Tuesday the creation of the World Video Game Hall of Fame to recognize the impact games like “Pong” and “Grand Theft Auto” have on culture and society.