Paris Sex Toy Art Sculpture Vandalized, Removed
October 21 2014 12:28 PM
A giant sculpture resembling an anal plug was vandalized and subsequently removed from the international art fair.
Beardless Jesus Discovered In 4th Century Glass Plate
October 09 2014 5:08 PM
Spanish archeologists discovered a glass paten with a depiction of a beardless Jesus Christ.
French Author Patrick Modiano Wins Nobel Prize In Literature
October 09 2014 7:42 AM
The author of 30 books, mainly novels, was named as the 2014 award winner by the Swedish Academy on Thursday.
‘Dolphin Rape Cave’ Sparks Student Backlash
September 09 2014 1:24 PM
NYC's SVA is defending its students’ free-speech rights following a backlash over a photo called “Dolphin Rape Cave.”
Leaked Nude Photos To Be Publicly Displayed
September 04 2014 3:08 AM
A Los Angeles artist will publicly display the leaked nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton as part of a "Fear Google" campaign.
New Neanderthal Art Found In European Cave
September 01 2014 8:46 PM
Once thought of as a group of people with limited artistic history, Neanderthal intellectual ability is now being questioned.
New York Art Galleries Paint Interns Into A Corner
August 08 2014 4:22 PM
New York’s swanky art world loves free labor. Why do job boards like New York Foundation for the Arts enable it?
Racist Laser Show Wishes Obama A Sardonic 'Happy Birthday'
August 06 2014 2:24 PM
A Russian activist group mocked Barack Obama with a projection in which the president swallowed a banana.
Centennial Of World War I Marked Across Europe
August 04 2014 1:27 PM
Poppies abound at commemorations marking the start of WWI on Aug. 4, 1914.
Seized Jewels From Ex-Spy Chief Vladimiro Montesinos To Be Auctioned
July 26 2014 8:52 AM
Peru experts are expecting that the auction could raise at least $1 million from the sale of about 150 items.
‘Casablanca’ Piano Expected To Fetch 7-Figure Amount At New York Auction
July 22 2014 3:59 AM
The piano will be one of the highlights of 30 items from the classic World War II drama put up for sale by a private collector.
Stolen Matisse Painting Returns To Venezuela
July 08 2014 1:17 AM
Henri Matisse's 1925 painting, which depicts a topless woman sitting in front of a wall, is reportedly worth $3 million.
Rembrandt Self-Portrait Found To Be Authentic
June 10 2014 10:22 AM
A Rembrandt self-portrait has been declared an original work of the 17th-century painter.
Massimo Vignelli, NYC Subway Map Designer, Dead At 83
May 27 2014 3:42 PM
Italian-born designer Massimo Vignelli, famous for redesigning the New York City subway map, died Tuesday in his Manhattan home. He was 83.
The Day In Pictures [SLIDESHOW]
May 22 2014 7:58 AM
10 photos from around the world.
Christie’s Art Sale In New York Rakes In Record Amount
May 14 2014 7:50 AM
The two-day sale brought in $879.5 million, the highest total in art-market history.
$27M Monet Sale Belies Auction House's Bad Night
May 07 2014 9:57 AM
The Christie's auction of impressionist and modern paintings started strong, but major works brought millions less than projected.
Fancy A Monet From China?
April 24 2014 11:26 AM
The village of Dafen produces more than 100,000 copycat paintings each year.
New Warhol Artwork Pops Out Of 30-Year-Old Floppy Disks
April 24 2014 11:05 AM
New artwork belonging to pop artist Andy Warhol was found on floppy disks from 1985 thanks to a project led by Carnegie Mellon University's computer club.
Chinese-American Artist Claims Ignorance After Being Charged In $33M Art Scam
April 23 2014 2:48 AM
Pei-Shen Qian claimed that he was “unfamiliar with the names” of the artists whose signatures he allegedly forged on paintings.