Art

Egyptian mummies paraded through Cairo on way to new museum

Cairo, April 3, 2021 - A grand parade conveyed 22 ancient Egyptian royal mummies in special capsules across the capital Cairo on Saturday to...

Louvre puts entire collection online

Paris, March 27 , 2021? The Louvre museum in Paris said yesterday it has put nearly half a million items from its collection online...

Van Gogh's ‘Street scene in Montmartre' goes under hammer twice at auction

Paris, March 25, 2021 - A Vincent Van Gogh painting of a Paris street scene fetched 14 million euros ($16.47 million) at auction on...

More than just mobiles: Alexander Calder's varied work on display at New York's MOMA

New York, March 12, 2021 - Known for his popular mobiles, the wide-ranging body of work by late artist Alexander Calder is now on...

Digital-only artwork fetches nearly $70 million at Christie's

London, March 11, 2021 - A digital artwork sold for nearly $70 million at Christie’s on Thursday, in the first ever sale by a...

How a 10-second video clip sold for $6.6 million

In October 2020, Miami-based art collector Pablo Rodriguez-Fraile spent almost $67,000 on a 10-second video artwork that he could have watched for free online....

Van Gogh painting to be shown in public for first time

Paris, Feb 24, 2021 — A painting of a Paris street scene by Vincent Van Gogh is to be shown to the public for...

Museums bet on paid virtual tours during pandemic but will they catch on?

New York, Feb 13, 2021 - Take a guided tour of Elvis Presley's home from your sofa or marvel at old masters' paintings in...

Rare Botticelli portrait sells for record $92.2 million at NY auction

New York, Jan 29,, 2021 - A rare Botticelli portrait sold for $92.2 million at auction at Sotheby’s in New York on Thursday, a...

Trump baby blimp lands at London museum

London, Jan 18, 2021 - A blimp depicting U.S. President Donald Trump as a snarling, nappy-wearing orange baby has found a home in one...