Salvador Dali Painting Stolen From NYC Art Gallery; 'Cartel Des Don Juan Tenorio' Valued At $150,000A valuable Salvador Dali watercolor and ink painting was recently swiped off the wall of a New York City art gallery. The Associated Press is reporting that the painting, which is valued at around $150,000, was taken from a Madison Avenue Art Gallery on Tues., June 19, by a man posing as a customer.
- Prolific sports artist LeRoy Neiman died on Wednesday, June 20 at the age of 91. While no details of how he died were provided, his New York-based publicist confirmed Neiman's death to the Associated Press.
- LeRoy Neiman, whose distinctive, abstract style of painting sports figures in action made him a star on a par with some of the famous athletes he painted, died on Wednesday at age 91.
- The auction is expected to raise more than three million pounds.
Peter Carl Fabergé: Gemstone-Encrusted Google Doodle Celebrates Famed Russian Jeweler's 166th Birthday [VIDEO]Google Wednesday observed the 166th birth anniversary of Peter Carl Fabergé, the Russian jeweler best known for creating famous Fabergé eggs, through a doodle that was made of precious metals and gemstones.
- The week after U.S. President Barack Obama officially declared his endorsement for gay marriage, DC Comics' co-publisher Dan DiDio announced at Kapow 2012 in London that there is a gay character in the works, but the plans have slightly changed since the first announcement in July 2011.
- Graffiti, some containing themes from the Anonymous movement, against Egypt's military rule has littered the streets of Cairo as its citizens' disillusion with the current regime continues to fester.
Sylvester Stallone 'Discovered' in 500-Year-Old Painting And Other Celebrities Doppelgangers of Historical Figures [PHOTOS]A Harvard student was bewildered on a visit to Vatican City, not because of the beauty or the history, but because a 500-year-old painting by Raphael which shows a man who is an exact doppelganger of Sylvester Stallone. While it's obviously not the real life Sylvester Stallone, the resemblance is uncanny, namely in the cheekbones, chin and the heavy eyes. However, Stallone isn't the only famous celebrity who was named a doppelganger of historical figures and people in paintings.
- The Santa Clara County Coroner's Office ruled that 'Painter of Light' Thomas Kinkade died of accidental acute intoxication from alcohol and Valium, an anti-anxiety medication.
13-Year-Old Boy Discovers Mistake On 6th Century Byzantine Empire?s Map At Metropolitan Museum Of ArtVisitors often ask questions about the accuracy of an exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, but not all of them are right. However, a seventh grade boy has found out a mistake at the Metropolitan Museum in New York City and he was right, says Helen Evans, one of the curators of the museum.
- Edvard Munch's pastel version of his famous The Scream painting is expected to approach the all-time record for most expensive painting by fetching as much as $200 million when it is sold Wednesday evening at the Sotheby's auction house in New York City.
Mummy Made Out Of $200 Of McDonald?s Food: How Did Artist Ben Campbell Make The Life Size Mummy? [PHOTOS]Artist Ben Campbell crafted a life-size mummy as a centerpiece for his art show on the link between ancient Egypt and modern society. More impressive than structuring a life-size mummy is building it using $200 worth of McDonald?s food.
- It would be silly for me to act surprised or outraged, the artist said.
- Everyday objects are on display at the Jim Crow Museum-- from drinking glasses to detergent boxes-- but there is on theme that resonates throughout: Racism.
- Dr. Dre wants to see a hologram Jimi Hendrix and Marvin Gaye.
- A 500-year-old painting that was stolen from a Jewish family by the Nazis during World War II has been returned to its rightful owners by U.S. officials, the Associated Press reported.
- Antonio Manfredi, owner of the Casoria Contemporary Art Museum is threatening to set fire to paintings if the government does not give him more funding to keep his cultural outpost open.
- There were three survivors on board the Titanic, who have barely received any attention over the past 100 years: The Dogs.
- We explore the niche fascination with covering only the vocal portion of screamo and heavy metal songs, on video, on YouTube.
- A 900-year-old Chinese ceramic dish from the era of the Song dynasty sold for $26.7 million at an auction in Hong Kong.