Thursday, May 1, 2014
The oil-rich United Arab Emirates certainly has the wealth of a first-class nation. Now it hopes to buy in the culture of a first-class nation to the tune of 400 million euros (US$550 million).
Powerful images of conflict, hope and daily life that earned top honors in an international news photography competition can be seen in an exhibit making its first U.S. stop in Philadelphia.
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Pablo Picasso's anti-war masterpiece “Guernica,” one of the world's most iconic paintings, on Sunday served as a backdrop to a dance performance for the first time in its 77-year history.
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