November 13, 2022 5:44 pm
The work to reveal the image as originally painted comes as Gentileschi's contribution to Italian Baroque art is getting renewed attention in the #MeToo era, both for her artistic achievements but also for breaking into the male-dominated art world after being raped by one of her art teachers
November 12, 2022 7:22 pm
Worth $450.3 million, Salvator Mundi is not only famous for its jaw-dropping price but also for the controversy that surrounds it. The battle between art historians over whether Da Vinci painted this piece is still underway. But what is the painting about and where is it? And did Da Vinci not paint it?
November 05, 2022 8:18 pm
One of few surviving portraits made by Leonardo Da Vinci, Lady with an Ermine was insured for 300 million Euros in 2011, during a trip around Europe. Why is it so iconic and what are some of the interesting facts about this masterpiece?
November 05, 2022 7:48 pm
In the world of Kabuki, a stage name is handed down over generations in a family in a male-only hereditary system and carries a great responsibility. A new successor must live up to the expectations for the style, spirit and skill that the stage name carries
October 22, 2022 2:20 pm
What makes Rembrandt's The Night Watch so iconic? Why was it controversial during its time and did it really lead to Rembrandt’s downfall?
October 14, 2022 3:42 pm
Operas tell stories in a special yet not always accessible way. They also often come off as elitist. Has opera had its day? An exhibition looks into the art form's constant reinvention.
October 08, 2022 1:14 am
Why is the painting 'Madame X' by John Singer Sargent worth about $106,000.00 and so controversial? Why did the public hate the artwork and the painter for it?
October 01, 2022 1:48 pm
Is Oslo's Van Gogh Self-Portrait the most disturbing portrait of all time? Why did Van Gogh paint so many self-portraits?
September 24, 2022 2:21 pm
The Creation of Adam by Michelangelo is based on an already told religious story - so why was it so crucial to the renaissance period? What hidden messages does it still hold?
September 18, 2022 10:23 am
From heavy criticism to the controversial robbery of the painting, Monet grabbed the attention of the world with his perfect yet imperfect brush strokes. Did he want Impression, Sunrise to spark the Impressionist movement or was it a fluke of luck or just a bad joke taken too seriously?
May 30, 2022 5:48 pm
Visitors can expect a range of artistic products to choose from, which includes jewellery, metal crafts, carved furniture, pottery, ceramics, fibre crafts, painting, handlooms, leather products, among others.
June 01, 2021 1:47 pm
The Pages had no idea those drawings, purchased in 1985 from a gallery in New York at the suggestion of one of their daughters, would become so valuable
May 22, 2021 2:11 pm
Art Basel Hong Kong was back for its ninth edition after the event was cancelled last year because of the pandemic. A visitor admires "Spanish Gold to Pagan Gold" by British-Indian sculptor Anish Kapoor. (Photo and text: AP)
May 01, 2021 11:51 am
Pandit Devabrata Chaudhuri, fondly called Debu Chaudhuri, 85, died of Covid-19 related complications
September 04, 2014 12:27 pm
At the epic, ‘Janjaatiya Sanghralaya’, the world of indigenous tribes is depicted with much authentic skill and finesse.