A 17th-century copy of Leonardo da Vinci's "Mona Lisa" was sold on Tuesday at Sotheby's auction house in Paris for 552,500 euros ($611,950), much more than the initial valuation of 70,000-90,000 euros.
A miniature manuscript written by the teenage Charlotte Bronte is returning to her childhood home in West Yorkshire after it was bought by a British museum at auction in Paris.
An Indonesian workshop is turning industrial waste and chicken feathers into decorative models of roosters, in a bid to reduce waste and generate income for low-paid workers.
A midnight blue velvet gown worn by Princess Diana when she danced with actor John Travolta at the White House is being put up for sale, an auction house said Monday.
Renowned Indian sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has been given the Italian Golden Sand Art Award 2019.
A golden ring once given as a present by the famed Irish writer Oscar Wilde has been recovered by a Dutch "art detective" nearly 20 years after it was stolen from Britain's Oxford University.
A rare portrait of Austrian composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart will be sold by British auction house Christie's on Nov. 27 in Paris at an estimated price of between 800,000 euros and 1.2 million euros ($882,000-$1.32 million).
Pakistan has put on display a statue of an Indian pilot whose plane was shot down over Kashmir earlier this year, invoking the ire of India's media.
Sitting alongside their teachers, their faces full of hope, mischief and occasional boredom, thousands of London schoolchildren have been immortalised in a new work by British artist Steve McQueen.