Art

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...

Banksy mural of sneezing woman appears on England's steepest street

Bristol, England, Dec 11, 2020 - A mural of a sneezing woman by Banksy has appeared on a house at the end of what...

For Thai artist, protests bring political awakening

Bangkok, Dec 9, 2020 - Art portraying French revolutionaries replaced with cartoon cats and birds might not be controversial in many countries, but it...

High Museum present first-ever comprehensive survey of Julie Mehretu’s career

Atlanta, Nov 19, 2020 ? The High Museum presents “Julie Mehretu” (Oct. 24, 2020-Jan. 31, 2021), a major traveling exhibition of work by Julie...

Mystery of Van Gogh’s ear mutilation may be solved

Gronigen, Nov 6, 2020 - On Dec 23, 1888, Vincent van Gogh lost his left ear in Arles under mysterious circumstances. While some historians blame...