Friday, November 28, 2014
An ancient Tibetan silk tapestry has set a world record for Chinese art after it was sold to a Shanghai tycoon for US$45 million (HK$348 million) at auction in Hong Kong, according to Christie's.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
The organizer of the 2015 World Expo in Milan is only willing to place the Taiwan Pavilion in the “corporate area” rather than in the “country area,” the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said yesterday.
Everywhere you turn, walls in the Gaza Strip are covered with paint — brightly colored slogans, political portraits and prose.
Monday, November 24, 2014
A watercolor of Munich's old city hall believed to have been painted by Adolf Hitler a century ago was sold for 130,000 euros (US$162,000) at an auction in Germany on Saturday.
Paintings of daily life have been discovered on columns at Greece's biggest ancient tomb at Amphipolis in the northern region of Macedonia, the Greek culture ministry said Saturday.
Sunday, November 23, 2014
Saturday, November 22, 2014
A painting by late American artist Georgia O'Keeffe sold for more than US$44.4 million in New York on Thursday, which Sotheby's called a new auction world record for any female artist.
Blockbuster military shooter video game “Call of Duty” has blasted past US$10 billion in lifetime sales, propelled by demand for the latest installment in the 11-year-old franchise.
Thursday, November 20, 2014