Monday, March 18, 2013
A former Hong Kong politician sold off part of his rare wine collection for over US$6 million, auction house Christie's said Sunday, after a scandal over a wine cellar at his home was partly blamed for his loss in last year's leadership race.
Sunday, March 17, 2013
Rare bronzes, contemporary masterpieces, museum-quality furniture and antiquities dating back more than 3,000 years are among thousands of art objects hitting the auction block in New York next week during Christie's and Sotheby's Asia week sales.
Saturday, March 16, 2013
When it comes to contemporary art works, the modern day artist has the luxury of exploring with a generous variety of materials and mediums, where effects are not restricted to just a visual presentation of art.
What a difference four years have made. When the cast of “The Big Bang Theory” first appeared at PaleyFest in 2009, their sitcom wasn't even among the top-40 rated shows in the United States.
Friday, March 15, 2013
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Eslite Gallery (誠品畫廊) is currently hosting the works of Chinese artist Wang Yuping (王玉平) for his new solo exhibition “Taipei, Beijing” (台北‧北京).
Sunday, March 10, 2013
Willy Wonka's golden ticket and Batman's mask are among some 30 movie costumes and props given Friday to the National Museum of American History in the U.S. capital.
A piece of cloth smeared with the blood of Louis XVI, the French king who was beheaded after the 1789 revolution, will go on sale next month in Paris, an auction house said on Friday.
Saturday, March 9, 2013
A nearly 2,600-year-old clay cylinder described as the world's first human rights declaration is being shown for the first time in the United States.
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
For decades, a portrait of Queen Elizabeth I hung in a small garden gift shop on North Carolina's Outer Banks. Legend had it that the piece was rare — it depicted the monarch as an old woman — but some art experts disagreed.