An annual art auction in Tehran drew record sales of US$7.4 million Friday, a sign of Iran's emerging arts market that buyers hope will be buoyed by the recent nuclear deal with world powers.
The world's largest seaworthy wooden ship of its class, a replica of a merchant vessel that sank in 1745 off the coast of Sweden for reasons still unknown, is up for sale after years on the seas.
The works of Ken Domon, an acclaimed photographer whose images of the aftermath of the Hiroshima bomb shocked 1950s Japan, take center stage in Rome Friday with the opening of the first exhibition of his pictures outside his home country.
The Georgia O'Keeffe Museum in New Mexico now owns a rarely seen painting by the artist who helped usher in American modernism.
Twenty artists will work at a daylong event in Taipei on Sunday to raise money for queer refugees in Germany.
Native American leaders are protesting the latest plan by a Paris auction house to sell off part of their tribal history, and their demand for the return of their ceremonial objects is getting bipartisan support.
A woman admires the works "Riot cop," made by England-based graffiti artist Banksy, during the "Guerra, Capitalismo & Liberta" ( War, Capitalism and Freedom ) exhibition at Rome's Palazzo Cipolla on Monday, May 23. The art, sourced from private collectors, will be on display until Sept. 4.
A major exhibition of Banksy's works opens in Rome on Tuesday and, as ever with the secretive British street artist, there is mystery attached.
Rope access technicians paste a giant picture on the Louvre Pyramid as part of a JR project in Paris, Tuesday, May 24. For his latest bold project, street artist JR is creating an eye-tricking installation at the Louvre Museum that makes it seem as if the huge glass pyramid at the heart of the courtyard has disappeared.
A group of artists in the central French city of Lyon broke the record for the world's longest comic strip Saturday with a 1.6 kilometer-long artwork, organizers said.