Australian gallery to return portrait lost under Nazis An Australian gallery will return a portrait once thought the work of Vincent Van Gogh to its rightful owners in what is believed to be the country's first restitution of art lost under the Nazis.
31 мая 2014
Kazakh Khan through the eyes of a British traveler An English translation of historically significant John Castle’s diary about his travels to the Kazakh Steppe is in preparation in the UK.
27 мая 2014
China museum closed over fake exhibits A Chinese museum has been ordered to close after thousands of its historical exhibits were found to be fake, state-run media said on Thursday.
23 мая 2014
US museum adds Katy Perry portrait to collection Thanks to the generosity of a US forklift truck dynasty, pop star Katy Perry will soon take pride of place in the dignified National Portrait Gallery in Washington.
22 мая 2014
Malala portrait goes for $102,500 in New York A painted portrait of Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl shot in the head by the Taliban, fetched $102,500 at auction Wednesday in New York -- with the money going to female education in Nigeria.
16 мая 2014
Museum takes painful look into 9/11 attacks On the eve of the dedication of a museum commemorating the September 11, 2001 attacks, Charles Wolf made no secret of his apprehension at a site he associates with the death of his wife Katherine.
15 мая 2014
Flawless blue diamond sells for $24 million A spectacular blue diamond, the largest in its category, fetched a total of $23.79 million (17.35 million euros) at a Christie's auction in Geneva.
15 мая 2014
9 days of Japanese Dolls exhibition in Astana Japanese Dolls exhibition will take place at the First President Museum in Astana starting from May 21st.
14 мая 2014
Barnett Newman painting sells at auction for $84 million A painting by American Barnett Newman, "Black Fire I," went under the gavel for $84 million Tuesday at Christie's postwar and contemporary art auction in New York, a record price for the artist.
14 мая 2014
100-carat yellow diamond fetches $16 million at auction A 100-carat yellow diamond sold for 14.5 million Swiss francs ($16.3 million,11.9 million euros) at auction in Geneva.
14 мая 2014
Famed Sarajevo library reopens 22 years after destruction Sarajevo's famed architectural jewel, "City Hall", or the National Library, reopened on Friday, 22 years after it was destroyed by Bosnian Serb forces' shelling during the 1992-1995 war.
10 мая 2014
Francis Bacon fever flares anew in New York Hype over Francis Bacon, whose work fetched a record price last year, is set to hit fever pitch when a new triptych goes under the hammer next week.
04 мая 2014
Picasso's Guernica used as backdrop to dance performance Pablo Picasso's anti-war masterpiece "Guernica", one of the world's most iconic paintings, on Sunday served as a backdrop to a dance performance for the first time in its 77-year history.
29 апреля 2014
Philippines' oldest artworks in danger of disappearing On a small rock wall a short drive from the Philippine capital, enigmatic carvings that are believed to date back 5,000 years are in danger of disappearing before their mysteries can be solved.
23 апреля 2014
Kazakhstani writer Ilya Odegov wins Russian Award Almaty based-writer Ilya Odegov won the Russian Award in Flash Fiction category with his short story “Timur and his summer”.
23 апреля 2014
Queen Elizabeth portrait released to mark 88th birthday A new portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, taken by David Bailey, has been released to mark her 88th birthday on Monday, with the renowned photographer delighting in the "mischievous glint" in her eyes.
22 апреля 2014
London opens 'most beautiful' show of Matisse cut-outs London's Tate Modern will on Thursday open a blockbuster exhibition celebrating the cut-out works of French artist Henri Matisse, which made even Picasso jealous.
17 апреля 2014
Lock of Napoleon's hair stolen in Australia A lock of Napoleon Bonaparte's hair and other "priceless" artefacts linked to the French emperor have been stolen from a museum in Australia, police said.
16 апреля 2014
French Jewish group urges Hitler furniture auction ban France's main Jewish body on Sunday called for the cancellation of an auction of Adolf Hitler and Nazi air force chief Hermann Goering's personal effects due in Paris next month.
14 апреля 2014
Astana Opera ballerina to perform with Eifman Ballet Astana Opera’s lead ballerina Aigerim Beketova has been invited to preform in Budapest and London with Boris Eifman’s troupe.
10 апреля 2014

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