Sotheby's auction house said that the sculptures by artist Chris Carnabucci will be offered for sale at its Dec 9-17 online auction of contemporary art
"Not only is it the most expensive Harry Potter book ever sold, it’s the most expensive commercially published 20th-century work of fiction ever sold," Heritage Auctions Executive Vice President Joe Maddalena said in a statement
In Hyderabad, you can see these murals near Necklace Road MMTS station and Ameerpet Metro station. While in Mumbai, they are turning heads at Hill Road, near St Andrew Church and Bandra Reclamation MTNL building.
The dance form is a take on the original Bivalam Naach of the locals which is only performed by men as part of the Shigmo festival, said folklore researcher Pandurang Faldesai, who has been studying the local folk culture for 35 years
"Extremely sad about the demise of CDS, his family, and the soldiers. I wanted to just express gratitude to them through my art," Shashi Adkar told indianexpress.com
Peru, home to the iconic Machu Picchu, has hundreds of archaeological sites from cultures that developed before and after the Inca Empire, which dominated the southern part of South America 500 years ago.
Though "Macbeth" is set in the 11th century, director Davide Livermore staged the opera in a modern city, using augmented reality.
The museum, commonly known as the Met, had already begun in 2019 to refuse funding from the family, now infamous for their role in deepening the US opioid crisis that has killed hundreds of thousands of Americans
Her ongoing solo presents landscapes inflicted with violence, farmer protests and India's history of resistance
The oil on canvas painting depicts an Amsterdam civil militia and shows off Rembrandt’s renowned use of light and composition to create a dynamic scene filled with characters.
Set with engraved gemstones, the early 19th century pieces are part of matching jewellery sets, or parures, and were offered as part of auction house Sotheby's "Treasures" sale.
Long before actor Sylvester Stallone became famous as "Rocky" and "Rambo," the Hollywood star was a prolific painter whose fine art works are now on show.
Here's how the traditional nutcracker, created in Germany more than 150 years ago, became an iconic wooden Christmas decoration that's popular around the world.
De la Parra's music selection includes pieces by Claude Debussy, Sergei Prokofiev and Igor Stravinsky among others.
"To depict that the children are her heart, the cast is in the shape of a heart -- something that is noticeable when looked at closely," said casting artist Bhavna Jasra.
"It has been my effort and sincere commitment to create conversation and make connections in the contemporary world through my music," the singer said.
Banksy’s street art has been recreated by young European artists and installed against backgrounds mimicking their original street setting.
The letter is expected to fetch 4,000-6,000 pounds ($5,300-$8,000) at Christie's Valuable Books & Manuscripts sale on Dec. 15.
The play is called 'Sound of Smoke'. It holds up a mirror to society, showing how people's everyday activities and relentless infrastructure expansion is affecting the environment.
'The pandemic only heightened the split character of the city'
There's also an 18 carat gold bagel avocado toast on sale for $2.9 million at Galerie Rother at Art Miami.
What makes a weather vane work? The arrow on the structure is a balancing weight, so when the wind blows, it – and whatever object is attached above it – turns in that direction.
The Konark Festival has been organised every year since 1986 at an open-air auditorium against the backdrop of the 13th-century monument. This is the first time that it was called off.
If successful, the venture could help fuel a burgeoning category of competition in the art market, with consortia of multiple buyers challenging the preeminence of billionaire collectors at a time when the pandemic has accelerated online commerce.
The grand finale of the festival was a performance by Hindustani classical vocalist Kalapini Komkali. Performing in the style of Zikr, she introduced the audience to how the people of Malwa view and love Kabir