Sep 12, 2011 13:01 EDT
Picasso, Dali and Modigliani are at the heart of an exhibition on "the Roaring Twenties" in Paris, organised by the city of Ferrara in northern Italy and held in the historic Diamond Palace.
Sep 07, 2011 12:50 EDT
British artist David Hockney, one of the most influential painters of his generation, is to stage an exhibition of his landscapes from his native Yorkshire, including recent works produced on an iPad.
Sep 06, 2011 05:44 EDT
(Reuters) - As the ranks of middle-class art buyers in wealthy Singapore grow, galleries representing artists such as Damien Hirst -- best known for works featuring preserved animal corpses that cost millions -- are aiming lower, taking advantage of an art-buying boom.
Sep 01, 2011 13:51 EDT
A 1618 painting by Flemish master Peter Paul Rubens that was stolen in Belgium a decade ago has been found in Greece, officials said on Thursday.
Sep 01, 2011 10:22 EDT
Sotheby's said Thursday it hopes a sale of Chinese paintings in Hong Kong will fetch $26 million, as the auction house taps into a growing enthusiasm for art among wealthy Chinese collectors.
Aug 31, 2011 14:55 EDT
BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - Free for the first time to make art about whatever he wants, veteran Libyan sculptor Ali al-Wakwak chose gnarled mortar shrapnel, bullet casings and shattered gun barrels as his medium.
Aug 31, 2011 14:14 EDT
BERLIN (Reuters) - A gallery has discovered four paintings by Otto Dix, the German expressionist whose art chronicled the horrors of World War One, the depravity of the Weimar Republic and was labeled "degenerate" by Adolf Hitler.
Aug 31, 2011 05:44 EDT
TOKYO (Reuters) - Nearly 40 previously unknown works by Japanese artist Leonard Foujita, who made a name for himself in pre-World War Two Paris and was an acquaintance of Picasso and Matisse, have been discovered by a Japanese museum.
Aug 25, 2011 12:33 EDT
Alexa Meade does make paintings of people, but on people.
Aug 24, 2011 12:18 EDT
Leonardo da Vinci's treasured painting "Lady with an Ermine", a work belonging to Poland that was stolen by the Nazis, has gone on display in Germany for the first time since World War II.
Aug 23, 2011 12:08 EDT
One of Spain's richest women, the 85-year-old Duchess of Alba, said Tuesday she will marry a civil servant 24 years her junior in early October at a private family ceremony.
Aug 22, 2011 23:22 EDT
German police said they had recovered dozens of stolen artworks by European masters valued at around 1.6 million euros ($2.3 million) with the help of the married couple behind the scam.
Aug 22, 2011 20:00 EDT
ELY ? About as far away as anyplace you can possibly be and still be in the United States, but it's right in the middle of everywhere.
Aug 18, 2011 10:02 EDT
South Korean police said Thursday they had broken up an art smuggling ring used to raise money for the North by selling paintings produced by state artists.
Aug 17, 2011 09:52 EDT
CAIRO (Reuters) - A flowering of Egyptian art since the overthrow of Hosni Mubarak is adding color to the capital Cairo and an upswing in business at the city's galleries, as the pride, anger and optimism of a long-frustrated generation plays out on canvas.
Aug 11, 2011 13:59 EDT
One of Spain's richest women, the Duchess of Alba, said Thursday her children are content after she showered them with her extraordinary wealth, reportedly so she can marry for love.
Aug 11, 2011 13:47 EDT
LONDON (Reuters) - The public have not laid eyes on the heavenly depiction of "The Seraph's Watch" for over a century and many people thought the painting was lost.
Aug 10, 2011 11:15 EDT
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - For those who like their celebrity memorabilia "hot," a Beverly Hills auctioneer has just the right sale -- fine art, jewelry and other items once owned by "Some Like it Hot" actor Tony Curtis.
Aug 09, 2011 14:57 EDT
An extensive art collection and other memorabilia that once belonged to late Hollywood actor Tony Curtis are to be sold at auction next month in Beverly Hills, sale organizers said Tuesday.
Jul 29, 2011 12:05 EDT
NEW YORK (Reuters Life!) - If you're heading to Paris, you'll stop in at the Louvre to see the Mona Lisa, in Washington the Smithsonian is a must-see and the Vatican in Rome should be on every museum-lover's bucket list. With that in mind, online travel adviser Cheapflights (www.cheapflights.com) offers its top 10 museum destinations. Reuters has not endorsed this list: