Visual Arts

US government seeks to recover painting stolen by Nazis

Oct 19, 2018

The U.S. government wants a federal judge to facilitate the return of a painting stolen by the Nazis during World War II to the heirs of a renowned Jewish art collector

Got $7.1 M? Neiman Marcus tops 2018 fantasy gifts with yacht

Oct 19, 2018

From sugar to a solar yacht: Neiman Marcus shows off its 2018 fantasy gifts

Turkish photographer Ara Guler dead at 90

Oct 18, 2018

Ara Guler, an acclaimed Turkish journalist and photographer known as "the eye of Istanbul" for his iconic black-and-white pictures of the city and its residents, has died

FBI: Sotheby's defrauded of $5 million in auction scheme

Oct 17, 2018

A fine art consultant in New York and an interior designer in Florida are accused of stealing an 80-year-old woman's identity and using it to bid millions of dollars on famous paintings

Rembrandt's Night Watch to get restoration in Amsterdam

Oct 16, 2018

The Rijksmuseum is going to restore its most famous painting, Rembrandt van Rijn's Night Watch, starting next year in a project that will be open to the public and viewable online

Paul Stanley: Kiss farewell tour could include ex-members

Oct 15, 2018

Kiss frontman Paul Stanley says the band's (second) farewell tour could include former members performing onstage

Annual black heritage visual exhibit opens at Ohio museum

Oct 13, 2018

An annual Ohio art show will once again highlight black history and culture through several artistic mediums

Sale on for Banksy painting that self-destructed at auction

Oct 11, 2018

Sotheby's says the winning bidder for a Banksy painting that self-destructed during an auction last week has decided to go through with the purchase

From Catholicism to Camp: New Met Gala theme revealed

Oct 10, 2018

Next year's Met Gala theme will be 'camp,' organizers revealed on Tuesday, a shift in tone and content from this year's meditation on Catholicism

Activist's art offers rare glimpse inside Egypt's prisons

Oct 8, 2018

Egyptian activist documents life behind bars in paintings and sketches, rare glimpse into country's crowded prisons

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