The Quran, revered by Muslims, is the centerpiece of a first-of-its-kind exhibition in the United States as the Smithsonian displays exquisitely decorated manuscripts from one of the top Quran collections.
In one of the most eagerly awaited Paris art show of the year, the ageing enfant terrible of French letters, Michel Houellebecq, does not disappoint.
Renowned artist Christo Vladimirov Javacheff can walk on water. And thanks to him so can you.
The first North American retrospective of Taiwanese cinematographer Mark Lee Ping-bing's works opened Thursday with his film "Crosscurrent," for which he won the Silver Bear for outstanding artistic contribution at this year's Berlin International Film Festival.
Abu Dhabi's Louvre museum has been surrounded by seawater in a major step toward completion of the ambitious project, the developer said Tuesday.
Long before the selfie, there was Cindy Sherman, the shape-shifting artist best-known for her often grotesque self-portraits.
Imagine a house containing a towering bronze pitchfork and shovel that will never be used for gardening; a working vacuum cleaner -- topped with the gilded bust of a horse -- that will never clean floors; and an oversize saucepan -- made of crystal, bronze, wood and gilding -- that will never find its way to the stove.
Tate Modern made a show on Tuesday of its new pyramid-like extension, which significantly adds to the London gallery's space and allows it to exhibit more contemporary art from around the world.
Beneath the crackle and hum of Japan's neon veneer, graffiti culture has traditionally been viewed as mindless vandalism assaulting the country's highly valued sense of order and cleanliness.
Archaeologists are set to unveil further details of medieval cities hidden under jungle in Cambodia near Angkor Wat, the world's largest religious complex, the Guardian newspaper said Saturday.