Superman's very first cape and Bilbo Baggins' pipe are each forecast to raise $100,000-$200,000 at a blockbuster auction of rare Hollywood memorabilia next week.
A painting by British street artist Banksy depicting parliament populated by chimpanzees is to go on show on Saturday before going under auction.
A 13th-century painting by the Italian master Cimabue that goes on auction Sunday, after being discovered in an ordinary home in France, is among a handful of surprising discoveries that have thrilled the art world.
An art auction opens on Sunday for an early Renaissance painting by the Italian master Cimabue, just weeks after the rare work was discovered in an unsuspecting elderly Frenchwoman's kitchen.
Renowned filmmaker Gus Van Sant has worked in cinema for more than four decades, but has never set aside his parallel interest in painting, a passion of his youth.
After 14 years as a photographer in West Bank, one Palestinian man has found his second calling through sculpture, telling stories by recycling metal wire into art.
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.
During a decade as a janitor at a US border station, Tom Kiefer gathered the trash left behind by thousands of undocumented immigrants, piecing together the histories of those who arrived seeking a better life.
Artist Simone Fugazzotto defended on Tuesday a widely criticised anti-racism campaign launched by Italy's Serie A soccer league which features his paintings of apes.