Video games zap their way into top New York museum Pac-Man and other legends from the video game world became the latest and perhaps most unlikely additions to the Museum of Modern Art's illustrious collections in New York on Friday.
02 марта 2013
Trove of Kipling poems discovered An investigation by a US academic has uncovered 50 unpublished poems by British writer Rudyard Kipling in locations including a New York house and the papers of a former cruise-line owner.
27 февраля 2013
Christie's to auction Andy Warhol works online Christie's auction house said Thursday it will put 125 works of art by the American pop icon Andy Warhol under the hammer in an online-only sale starting next week.
23 февраля 2013
Murakami's new book out in April: publisher Author Haruki Murakami's new novel will hit book stores in April, three years after the final instalment of "1Q84".
19 февраля 2013
Zulu goes high-tech When a middle-aged South African engineer recently set out to write a novel in his native Zulu, he found himself hamstrung by a lack of words to describe modern life.
10 февраля 2013
'Unbalanced' woman vandalises famed Delacroix painting French police were holding a mentally "unbalanced" woman after an attack on one of France's most iconic paintings, Delacroix's "Liberty Leading the People".
09 февраля 2013
Modigliani lover portrait sells for £26.9 mn in London A portrait by Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani of his lover Jeanne Hebuterne went under the hammer in London on Wednesday for £26.9 million ($42.3 million, 31.2 million euros).
07 февраля 2013
La Scala and Mariinsky Theatre to come to Astana World-famous La Scala and the Mariinsky Theatre will make a tour to Astana Opera State Opera and Ballet Theater.
06 февраля 2013
Picasso lover portrait sells for £28.6 mn in London A portrait of Pablo Picasso's lover Marie-Therese Walter sold in London on Tuesday night for £28.6 million ($45.0 million, 33.3 million euros).
06 февраля 2013
Japan fashionistas defend 'obscene' photographer Japanese fashionistas leaped to the defence of Tokyo-based Singaporean photographer Leslie Kee on Tuesday after he was arrested for selling books containing pictures of male genitals.
05 февраля 2013
Love in 3rd century BC: It was a lot like now A plump, naughty looking winged baby with a bow and arrow: sounds like the illustration on a Valentine's Day card, right? Wrong: it's a two-thousand-year-old statue on show in New York.
05 февраля 2013
In Paris, Hopper show is smash hit with 780,000 visitors A smash-hit Paris exhibition of works by US artist Edward Hopper closed Sunday after attracting more than 780,000 visitors in less than four months.
04 февраля 2013
Schmidt book labels China online menace: report The Wall Street Journal reported Friday that in his coming book, Google chairman Eric Schmidt brands China an Internet menace that sanctions cyber crime for economic and political gain.
02 февраля 2013
As Indian art world meets, prices stay depressed India's art world has converged on New Delhi for the industry's biggest annual event where upbeat talk and parties are likely to disguise a market that is still in the doldrums since crashing in 2008.
02 февраля 2013
Mantel wins Costa award for 'Bring Up The Bodies' Hilary Mantel won Britain's Costa Book Award on Tuesday for her novel "Bring Up The Bodies", which has now done the double having claimed the Booker Prize.
31 января 2013
'Finnegans Wake' is new Chinese publishing hit A new Chinese translation of "Finnegans Wake", renowned for its linguistic difficulty in the original, is proving a hit in China -- although one academic called the author James Joyce "mentally ill".
30 января 2013
Missing Matisse thieves sentenced in Miami A US federal court handed down prison terms Tuesday to an American man and a Mexican woman for trying to sell a $3 million Henri Matisse painting stolen from a Venezuelan museum.
23 января 2013
Teen author Stefan Bachmann reaps full-grown success Stefan Bachmann is only 19, but his darkly mysterious debut novel set in a parallel world of faeries, goblins and child snatchers has already earned him comparisons to J.K. Rowling, Dickens and Dostoyevsky.
21 января 2013
Giant rubber duck brings Sydney festival to life A gigantic, bright yellow rubber duck floated into Sydney's Darling Harbour on Saturday as part of the Australian city's annual arts festival, a celebration where high-art meets popular entertainment.
06 января 2013
People's Favorites-2012 selected in Astana Our main goal is not only to hand awards to people. It is important that they value these awards more than others, because unlike in case of Oscar readers are the ones who make the choice here: organizer.
21 декабря 2012

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