Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Admiring paintings or photographs by Africa's greatest contemporary artists is a luxury in Benin, where museums are scarce and most people lack money to travel farther afield.
Sunday, June 21, 2015
For the first time, a Los Angeles shelter's Hero Dog award has gone to a cat.
The halls of Art Basel, the world's largest contemporary art fair, brim with elegantly dressed collectors all searching for something special -- and, increasingly, financial investors just after a good deal.
Friday, June 19, 2015
Vandals have sprayed yellow paint on a controversial sculpture on display in the gardens of France's famed Palace of Versailles that has become known as the "queen's vagina."
A group of students led by Yeh Tzong-Ho (葉宗和), chief secretary and associate professor of Nanhua University (南華大學), held an exhibition of Chinese ink and wash paintings in the university library earlier in June.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
The magic super group "The Illusionists" will -- poof! -- reappear on Broadway this fall.
Sunday, June 14, 2015
A pocket watch that stopped at 8:15 a.m. when the first atomic bomb dropped. A sprawling picture of twisted bodies and screaming faces engulfed by the flames. The school lunch box of a girl who disappeared without a trace.
Thursday, June 11, 2015
After a CSI-style investigation and restoration spanning eight years, the Mauritshuis museum in The Hague has declared that one of its star paintings really is by Dutch master Rembrandt van Rijn.
Tuesday, June 9, 2015
British-Indian sculptor Anish Kapoor has sparked an uproar in France by installing a huge work he has called a "queen's vagina" in the stately grounds of the Palace of Versailles.