Massimo Vignelli, NYC Subway Map Designer, Dead At 83
May 27 2014 3:42 PM EDT
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 EDT
10 photos from around the world.
Christie’s Art Sale In New York Rakes In Record Amount
May 14 2014 7:50 AM EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
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 EDT
Pei-Shen Qian claimed that he was “unfamiliar with the names” of the artists whose signatures he allegedly forged on paintings.
Banksy Strikes Again: 2 Striking Murals Show Up In UK
April 14 2014 7:23 PM EDT
In his two most recent pieces, Banksy comments on government surveillance and our increasingly technology-dependent lives.
Coming To The Rescue In Detroit: Chinese Money
April 10 2014 4:00 PM EDT
For Chinese investors, items in the Detroit Institute of Arts collection would be a point of national pride, not just portfolio pieces.
'Holy Grail' Of China's Art World Sold For Record $36M
April 09 2014 3:05 AM EDT
The "chicken cup," which was sold to Shanghai collector, Liu Yiqian, would likely go on display in his Long Museum in Shanghai.
Japanese Architect Wins 2014 Pritzker Prize
March 25 2014 1:54 AM EDT
The architect is known for designing low-cost recyclable buildings for disaster victims using unconventional material.
Animatronic Doll Performs ‘Disturbing’ Dance In New York City Art Gallery
March 24 2014 4:44 PM EDT
An animatronic doll created by artist Jordan Wolfson has amassed a viral following.
2014 Sony World Photography Awards: The Winning Photos
March 19 2014 12:40 PM EDT
The World Photography Organization announced the winners of the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards. Take a look at the winning shots here.
Italian Government Angry With American Arms Manufacturer
March 10 2014 7:44 AM EDT
Michelangelo’s David, at the Accademia museum in Florence, is considered a masterpiece of the Renaissance and was created in the early 1500s.
Will Cuba's 100 Stolen Art Pieces Find Their Way Home?
March 04 2014 3:48 PM EST
Almost 100 works of art have been stolen from Havana's Art Museum. The FBI investigates, but mystery remains deep.
Your 2014 Guide To Carnival Season
February 28 2014 5:19 AM EST
Gather all your feathers, strap on your samba outfit and prepare to earn some beads. Carnival season has arrived!
Money Smugglers Develop A Taste For Art
February 21 2014 10:58 AM EST
Fine art has emerged as a surprisingly convenient channel for wealthy Chinese to send their illegal cash abroad.
US ‘Facing An Imminent Clown Shortage’; Really?
February 18 2014 8:34 PM EST
Kids just don't want to clown around anymore, according to a new report that claims clowns are a dying breed.
Miami Painter Breaks Ai WeiWei Vase Worth $1M
February 18 2014 4:39 AM EST
Maximo Caminero reportedly told the police that he was protesting against the museum because it failed to exhibit work by local artists.
Behind The Smile: DNA Tests Aim To ID Mona Lisa
February 17 2014 6:11 PM EST
The head of an Italian investigation said Friday he expects results by May or June.