An original drawing used for the first published "Tintin" cover was sold at auction on Saturday in Dallas for $1.12 million, the Heritage Auctions house told AFP.
Paintings by two of the "Three Musketeers" of Chinese art, Chu Teh-Chun and Zao Wou-Ki, have set new records, going for nearly 10 million euros ($11.2 million) at a Paris auction.
"I don't know much about arms, I know art," says Rodrigo Camacho as he wields a replica AK-47 assault rifle that he made out of bullet casings in his Rio de Janeiro garage.
Despite its 1,300-year history and UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage status, washi paper is struggling to attract consumers and the market value has dropped by more than 50 percent in the past two decades.
Then six years ago, he went scuba diving in Cuba and found his inspiration in the complete opposite: the tranquility found below water where all forms are natural and not manmade, all sounds are muffled and the light ripples softly.
Greek island of Mykonos lies Delos, best known for its archaeological treasures, that British contemporary artist Antony Gormley is showing 29 of his sculptures.
A Banksy mural depicting a child enjoying what appears to be snow but is actually ash from a nearby burning bin has been moved from a garage to a planned street art museum in the Welsh town of Port Talbot.
More than 10,000 guests, made up of children, families and other art enthusiasts, including visitors from abroad as well as UAE residents, visited Louvre Abu Dhabi on 18th May, as the global community of cultural institutions celebrated the International Museum Day.
The creator of a photo exhibit of Holocaust survivors in Austria expressed dismay Tuesday that his portraits were slashed and daubed with swastikas in three attacks this month, but said the vandalism serves to emphasize why the show is important.