- How Fashion Companies Are Rescuing Italy’s Treasures
January 29 2013 11:21 AM
Italian fashion house Fendi will give Rome's Trevi Fountain a $2.93 million facelift -- but it's not the only one in the fashion industry rescuing Italy's cultural treasures.
- Blue Ivy Gets A $200,000 Birthday Party And $80,000 Diamond Encrusted Barbie
January 14 2013 10:22 AM
Blue Ivy, the daughter of Beyonce and Jay-Z, is living lavishly, reportedly receiving a $80,000 Barbie and $200,000 birthday party.
- Large Stone Breasts Survive Lightning Strike In Australia
January 07 2013 5:26 PM
An Australian statue based on the Venus de Milo was obliterated by lightning, leaving only the breasts in tact.
- Proposed Phoenix Observation Tower Could ‘Pin’ City On The Map
January 04 2013 7:21 PM
A $60 million pushpin-shaped Phoenix Observation Tower could rise 430 feet above Arizona's capital city by 2015.
- Yoko Ono Unveils Menswear Line Inspired By John Lennon’s ‘Very Sexy Body’
November 29 2012 4:39 PM
Yoko Ono is launching a menswear collection inspired by John Lennon.
- Painting Depicts President Obama As Crucified Jesus Christ
November 28 2012 12:08 PM
Christian groups are outraged by a painting of Barack Obama that depicts him as Jesus Christ.
- 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.