On the evening of the second day of the New Year festival of 1112, an extraordinary sight was seen in the Chinese city of Kaifeng.
An ancient Chinese bronze with a record $12 million (7.4 million pound) asking price has been sold for an undisclosed sum by the London-based art dealer Eskenazi Ltd.
When Vincent van Gogh was furnishing his little yellow house in Arles, he asked his brother Theo to send him some prints by Daumier.
Asian buyers battling for rare Chinese artworks splurged $65.5 million in three days of auctions in London.
Although Australia is enormous, a whole continent in itself, the history of its art is not as vast as that of, say, Africa or the Americas.
Imagine a futuristic version of the Stone Age, a transparent dolmen illuminated by ever-shifting inner lights.
The Royal Academy of Arts in London has never been host to an exhibition quite like David Hockney’s “A Bigger Picture.”
Red is always the most important color in the Royal Academy’s Summer Exhibition in London.
Carlos Acosta’s Latin extravaganza, Australian bush-ranger Ned Kelly, Sheridan Smith and Laura Mvula are our choices for London this weekend.
In “Modern British Sculpture” at the Royal Academy , there hangs a little work by an artist named Urs Fischer . “Untitled” (2000) consists of half an apple screwed to half a pear, suspended from a thread.