ChuChu - named after the Burmese for "plastic house” - sells handicrafts and fashion products recycled from the thousands of tonnes of trash dumped in Yangon every day.
Sculptors from Zimbabwe's Shona ethnic group use basic tools to carve deeply expressive art into heavy blocks of stone, that often weigh several tonnes.
The sight of discarded plastic bottles and bags floating in the open drains of Nigeria's megacity Lagos moved visual artist Adeyemi Emmanuel to despair.
The Modern & Contemporary Middle Eastern Art auction at Sotheby’s London (public exhibition Mar. 20 – 24 and auction on Mar. 24), will be led by Mahmoud Said’s Rare Industrial Scene.
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.
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.
The team of 49 artists will gather on Monday in the largest-of-its-kind innovative workshop to brainstorm and design the UAE Nation Brand logo to reflect the country’s unique identity and establish a positive image in the global consciousness.
A performance artist shook up the crowd at the Art Basel show in Miami Beach on Saturday when he grabbed a banana that had been duct-taped to a gallery wall and ate it.
A New Delhi slum has been given a colourful makeover thanks to a street artist collective, drawing art lovers and selfie-snappers to a rundown area that they would never normally visit.
Much before painting began on canvas, India had the traditional practice of making art on materials including paper, wood, cloth, mica and glass. An upcoming exhibition by the Piramal Museum of Art explores these pre-existing artistic traditions.