Kanye West Slams Beck, Makes Amends With Taylor Swift
February 09 2015 9:42 AM EST
The Grammy Awards were an eventful night for Kanye West and Kim Kardashian.
Paul Gauguin Painting Reportedly Sells For Record $300M
February 07 2015 2:15 PM EST
If the price were confirmed, then Paul Gauguin's "Nafea Faa Ipoipo" would have fetched what may be the highest price ever paid for a piece of art.
In China, Artists May Be Next Target Of Anti-Corruption Purge
February 05 2015 11:55 PM EST
China has exerted control over culture and academia recently, but art sales have also been a vehicle for bribery.
Twittersphere Reacts To 'The Interview'
December 24 2014 9:43 PM EST
Twitter was lit up by reactions to the comedy about a plot to assassinate North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un.
Dutch Artists Recreate Scent Of Celebrity Death
November 24 2014 10:38 AM EST
Have you been curious what the deaths of famous people smelled like? A Dutch museum thinks you should be.
The Stolen Antiquities Of ISIS
November 17 2014 9:22 AM EST
ISIS has oil, but it also benefits handsomely from the sale of stolen ancient artifacts. The West is a big customer.
New Bill Watterson Comic Doesn't Include Calvin Or Hobbes
November 05 2014 11:32 AM EST
"Calvin and Hobbes" illustrator Bill Watterson released new artwork Wednesday, but it doesn't include his two most famous characters.
Paris Sex Toy Art Sculpture Vandalized, Removed
October 21 2014 12:28 PM EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
A Rembrandt self-portrait has been declared an original work of the 17th-century painter.