- Marilyn Monroe And Other Photos Sell For $750,000 At Polish Auction
November 10 2012 9:27 PM
Photographs of the iconic sex symbol Marilyn Monroe and other pictures taken by Milton H. Greene attracted an estimated 500 bidders at an auction conducted by Desa Unicum in Warsaw, Poland.
- Picasso Painting Sells For $41 Million At New York City Auction
November 09 2012 3:12 PM
A 1932 painting by Pablo Picasso has sold for the hefty price of $41.5 million at an auction hosted by Sothesby’s in New York City on Thursday night.
- Sistine Chapel Turns 500, Battles ‘Drunken Herds’
November 01 2012 4:51 PM
Critics are complaining that ‘drunken herds’ of tourists are ruining Michaelangelo's Sistine Chapel masterpiece.
- Artist Kills 9,000 Butterflies For Art Exhibit, Damien Hirst Comes Under Fire For 'In And Out Of Love' [PHOTO]
October 18 2012 9:29 AM
The artist Damien Hirst has come under fire after it emerged that more than 9,000 butterflies died as part of an art work in his latest exhibition.
- Picasso, Matisse And Monet Stolen In Dutch Museum Heist
October 16 2012 1:38 PM
Seven paintings, including works of Picasso, Matisse and Monet's were stolen from a Dutch museums on Tuesday.
- Rothko Vandal: Did He Do It For Facebook Likes?
October 08 2012 12:25 PM
A man who identified himself as Vladimir Umanets told reporters that he defaced a Mark Rothko painting at London's Tate Modern museum.
- Jesus Fresco Painting Halloween Costume Is A Hit Online After Cecilia Gimenez Botched ‘Ecce Homo’
October 05 2012 9:22 AM
A Reddit user created a unique Halloween costume of the botched Cecilia Gimenez Jesus Fresco painting, "Ecce Mono," that has been a hit online.
- Yvonne Mounsey Dies, Famed New York City Ballet Dancer And Teacher, Dead At 93
October 04 2012 11:50 AM
Famed ballet dancer and teacher Yvonne Mounsey has died.
- Why Chanel's Latest Creation, The 'Hula Hoop' Bag, Is Art
October 03 2012 1:04 PM
It seems everyone cannot stop talking about the Chanel “hula hoop” bag at Paris Fashion Week. And that’s the whole point.
- Real-Life Anime Girl Anastasiya Shpagina’s Extreme Makeup Techniques
October 03 2012 2:51 AM
Thanks to extreme makeup techniques, a teenage girl from Ukraine has transformed herself into a real-life anime character with vividly-colored hair, doe eyes and a miniature waist.
- Dirk Dzimirksy's Hyperrealistic Drawings Look Like Photos
September 28 2012 1:12 PM
So how does Dzimirsky do it? The secret is the use of light and shadow and using multiple layers to get the desired effect.
- Stolen Renoir Painting, Paysage Bords de Seine, Withdrawn From Auction Upon Discovery Of Theft
September 28 2012 9:47 AM
A Renoir painting that caused a sensation when it was bought at a flea market for $7 may have been stolen from a museum six decades ago.
- Isleworth Mona Lisa, Earlier Version Of Leonardo Da Vinci's Famous Portrait, Reportedly Legitimate
September 25 2012 10:43 AM
A second version of Leonardo Da Vinci's Mona Lisa is said to legitimately exist
- Burgeoning Filmmakers Stick with Shorts to Become the Next Martin Scorsese
September 24 2012 6:24 PM
Forty-five years after Martin Scorsese's "The Big Shave," filmmakers continue to be inspired by short films.
- Mayan Murals Found By Guatemala Family Renovating Home; Murals Date Back Centuries
September 13 2012 10:01 PM
A family in Guatemala was scraping the walls in their home to prepare for a renovation when they found Mayan murals that were painted onto the walls hundreds of years ago. The pictures underneath the plaster in the family’s kitchen hadn’t been seen in centuries, according to National Geographic.
- Miss The World Trade Center? Princeton’s Robertson Hall Remains Reminder
September 10 2012 12:24 PM
The twin towers of New York's World Trade Center destroyed on Sept. 11, 2001 were designed by Japanese-American architect Minoru Yamasaki. Just before he started work on it, he designed Robertson Hall, home of the Woodrow Wilson School, on the Princeton University campus. which has an uncanny resemblance to its former associates.
- Obama Poster Artist Shepard Fairey Fined And Sentenced To Community Service
September 07 2012 1:39 PM
Shepard Fairey, the artist behind the famous 2008 "HOPE" poster of President Barack Obama, was sentenced to two years of probation (which includes 300 hours of community service) and fined $25,000 in a New York Court on Friday.
- IKEA Catalog To Feature More 3D Models By 2013
September 03 2012 7:52 AM
The online version of the 328-page catalog released August 21, 2012, features 12 percent of 3D content, while for the next year it is bound to go up to 25 percent.
- 'The Deaths That Launched A Thousand Blogs'
August 31 2012 4:04 PM
The 2007 suicides of Duncan and Blake posthumously captured the imaginations of countless people who had never heard of the couple but were haunted by images published in news stories and on the Web. Five years later, questions remain about the media coverage of their deaths,
- Frank Gehry And Facebook: A Surprisingly Pastoral Partnership
August 24 2012 4:45 PM
Facebook Inc. (Nasdaq: FB)'s stock may be sinking, but it is forging ahead with an expansion to its campus in Menlo Park, Calif., designed by the renowned architect Frank Gehry.