Massive steel sculpture takes pride of place on Belgian highway

Lavaux-Sainte-Anne, Belgium, August 13, 2019 - A 60-meter tall semi-circle of steel cast to look from a distance like a towering but incomplete ring,...

Neil Armstrong’s Apollo 11 spacesuit unveiled at Smithsonian

Washington DC, July 16, 2019 - The spacesuit astronaut Neil Armstrong wore during his mission to the moon went on public display for the...

Rembrandt’s ‘The Night Watch’ begins on-site restoration

Amsterdam, July 8, 2019 - Rembrandt’s 17th century masterpiece “The Night Watch” begins restoration work on Monday in Amsterdam where visitors will be able...

Pistol that Van Gogh used to shoot himself sells for $145,000

Paris, June 19, 2019 - The gun Dutch artist Vincent Van Gogh is believed to have used to commit suicide in France in 1890,...

Art expert stakes reputation on ‘lost’ $170 million Caravaggio

Paris, June 14, 2019 — Art expert Eric Turquin is not only convinced that a canvas found in the attic of an old house...

New exhibition in Zurich showcases works by Picasso and Louise Bourgeois as a duo

Zurich, June 7, 2019 -- A new exhibition entitled Louise Bourgeois & Pablo Picasso: Anatomies of Desire, presenting works by the two artists, will...

Architect I.M. Pei dies at age 102

New York, May 17, 2019 -- I.M. Pei, whose modern designs and high-profile projects made him one of the best-known and most prolific architects...

Jeff Koons ‘Rabbit’ sculpture sets $91.1 million record for a living artist

A 1986 “Rabbit” sculpture by American pop artist Jeff Koons sold for $91.1 million in New York on Wednesday, a record price for a...

Florence study proves artist Leonardo da Vinci was ambidextrous

Florence, Italy, April 8, 2019 -- An in-depth study of Leonardo da Vinci’s earliest-known drawing has proved that the great Renaissance artist was ambidextrous,...

Artist Christo to wrap Arc de Triomphe in Paris

Paris, April 3 — The artist Christo is to wrap the Arc de Triomphe in Paris next year, French officials said today. The Bulgarian-born artist,...