Friday, October 3, 2014
A giant portrait of a young man's face has emerged in the landscape of the National Mall in the first such public artwork commissioned by the National Portrait Gallery.
Thursday, October 2, 2014
Alcatraz is perhaps the world's most famous prison. And Ai Weiwei is arguably China's best known artist. Now they have come together in a viscerally powerful show in the notorious former jail.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Monday, September 29, 2014
A group of five musicians from Israel's Idan Raichel Project wowed an audience in Taiwan with songs that represented the diverse culture of their home country during their first performance in Taiwan Saturday.
Taiwanese short “Rowboat” has been selected for screening at the 19th Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) in South Korea in October.
Monday, September 22, 2014
Zhu Chongyun, the glamorous Chinese entrepreneur and designer who has taken over Krizia, has vowed to maintain the historic fashion house's made-in-Italy heritage.
Sunday, September 21, 2014
When retail mogul Leslie Wexner peers at one of the Picassos, Dubuffets or Giacomettis in the personal art collection he and his wife Abigail have amassed over the years, he feels a range of emotions that often include gratitude, defeat and exhilaration.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist Tony Auth, whose sharp and creative commentary appeared in The Philadelphia Inquirer for more than 40 years, died of cancer on Sunday. He was 72.
Monday, September 15, 2014
Vincent van Gogh's “Sunflowers” are losing their yellow cheer and the unsettling apricot horizon in Edvard Munch's “The Scream” is turning a dull ivory.
Sunday, September 14, 2014
Two Mark Rothko paintings are among the objects that will be auctioned in the fall from the estate of Rachel “Bunny” Mellon, a noted horticulturist, philanthropist and heir to the Listerine fortune, Sotheby's announced Friday.