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,...

Wealthy millennials boosting the art market

Zurich, March 11, 2019 - The global art market experienced another uptick in 2018, helped by an increase in the spending power of millennials,...

Absorbing Vincent: Van Gogh goes immersive in Paris exhibition

Paris, February 21, 2019 - A Paris gallery is offering visitors the chance to immerse themselves in the color scapes of Vincent Van Gogh...

China struggles to shed reputation as global capital of art copies

Shenzhen, December 24, 2018 - Ma Chunyan’s hands appear to hold Vincent Van Gogh’s swirling dreamscape vision of the night sky, the painter’s iconic...

Louvre to open one Saturday night a month for free

Paris, Nov 29, 2018 — The Louvre museum in Paris has announced it will open its doors for free one Saturday night a month...