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...

An AI bot is making Banksy-inspired art

San Francisco, Oct 27, 2020 — Has the machine surpassed its master? While prices for Banksy originals climb ever higher, a new AI has...

British artist Banksy claims hula-hooping girl street art

Nottingham, Oct 17, 2020 - The elusive British street artist Banksy confirmed on Saturday that a new artwork that appeared on a wall in...

700-year-old Chinese scroll sells for US$41.8mil in Hong Kong

Hong Kong, Oct 8, 2020 - A 700-year-old Chinese painted scroll from the Yuan Dynasty fetched HK$306.6 million (US$41.8 million) at a Sotheby’s auction...

Botticelli painting expected to sell for record US$80m

New York, Sept 24, 2020 - A painting by Italian Renaissance master Sandro Botticelli could fetch over US$80 million when it goes under the...

After factory layoff, Filipina cashes in on ‘leaf art’ venture

Binan, Philippines, Sept 9, 2020 - When the coronavirus struck and cost Mary Mae Dacanay her factory job in the Philippines, the 23-year-old came...

Fabric of success: How ‘lotus silk’ is weaving its way into Vietnam

Hanoi, Aug 28 -- Vietnamese weaver Phan Thi Thuan hitches up her trousers as she wades into a lotus paddy to gather the stems...

Small wonders: The Vietnamese artist making tiny food

Hanoi, Aug 19 — Squinting in concentration, Vietnamese artist Nguyen Thi Ha An drops a bright red chili onto a bowl of pho noodles...

Japan’s renowned artists find inspiration from pandemic

Tokyo, July 31, 2020 - Some of Japan’s best-known artists are finding new avenues of expression in areas such as online communication and the...