Post Tagged with: "Visual Arts"

Banksy’s art in West Bank hotel with world’s ‘worst view’

March 5, 2017 10:30 pm
Banksy’s art in West Bank hotel with world’s ‘worst view’

People pass by the “The Walled Off Hotel” and the Israeli security barrier in the West Bank city of Bethlehem. Photo / AP A Palestinian guesthouse packed with artwork of the elusive British graffiti artist Banksy unveiled itself Friday in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, with a sneak peek […]

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China’s amazing Nanjing’s Porcelain Tower: Ancient ‘world wonder’ brought back to life

September 17, 2016 4:00 pm
China’s amazing Nanjing’s Porcelain Tower: Ancient ‘world wonder’ brought back to life

                                              Nanjing’s Porcelain Tower More than 150 years after rebels destroyed it, Nanjing’s famed “Porcelain Tower” — one of the Seven Medieval Wonders of the World — has […]

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Family stumbles on Caravaggio painting worth $137 million in attic

April 13, 2016 2:05 am
Family stumbles on Caravaggio painting worth $137 million in attic

The painting Judith Beheading Holofernes at its presentation in Paris on April 12, 2016. (Reuters) Imagine you have to go to the attic to fix a persistent leak and you stumble on a Baroque masterpiece that turns out to worth more than $137 million. This is what happened to a […]

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Australian Nicola Scott Drawing superheroes such as Superman or Spider-Man for the big two, DC and Marvel, is a dream for most comic artists

September 30, 2015 11:10 am
Australian Nicola Scott Drawing superheroes such as Superman or Spider-Man for the big two, DC and Marvel, is a dream for most comic artists

  Nicola Scott is a comic book artist from Sydney, Australia. Photo / Getty images Drawing superheroes such as Superman or Spider-Man for the big two, DC and Marvel, is a dream for most comic artists, and Australian Nicola Scott made that dream real. Scott spent a decade drawing the […]

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France, Netherlands bid for rare Rembrandt portraits

September 26, 2015 7:41 am
France, Netherlands bid for rare Rembrandt portraits

  France said they were willing to pay €80 million to acquire one of two Rembrandt paintings. Photo / Getty Images France said yesterday it was willing to pay 80 million ($140 million) to acquire one of two Rembrandt paintings being sold by the Rothschild family for the Louvre museum. […]

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Ai Weiwei : UK accused of playing politics over artist

August 1, 2015 9:00 am
Ai Weiwei : UK accused of playing politics over artist

  Ai Weiwei films the media after being welcomed to Germany by Bavarian Green politician Margarethe Bauseat at the airport in Munich yesterday. Photo / AP Britain was accused yesterday of playing into the hands of China after it refused the political dissident Ai Weiwei a six-month business visa and […]

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Thief in Chinese university replaced stolen art with fakes

July 22, 2015 1:30 pm
Thief in Chinese university replaced stolen art with fakes

 A painting from the Rocks and Birds series by artist Bada Shanren was one of those stolen. Photo / Supplied A former chief librarian at a Chinese university admitted in court Tuesday to stealing more than 140 paintings by grandmasters in a gallery under his watch and replacing them with […]

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New Zealand art collector sues London dealer for $16 million

July 6, 2015 11:28 am
New Zealand art collector sues London dealer for $16 million

 Cashmere by John Singer Sargent. Photo / Supplied An Auckland interior designer and fine art collector is suing a London dealer for $16million after he allegedly sold her paintings to a number of New York dealers and failed to hand over the proceeds. Stephanie Overton has taken the legal action […]

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