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...

Ancient Chinese painting auctioned for US$59m

Hong Kong, Nov 27, 2018 — A nearly 1,000-year-old ink painting by one of China's greatest literati masters Su Shi fetched HK$463,600,000 (US$59.2 million)...

But is it art? Pranksters plant missing ‘Picasso’ in Romania

The Hague, Nov 19 ? A writer who thought she had found a painting by Pablo Picasso stolen in an infamous art heist six...

Hockney sells for US$90m, sets living artist record

New York, Nov 16, 2018 ? A masterful swimming pool painting by British legend David Hockney sold for US$90.3 million in New York yesterday,...