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Attic Caravaggio to go on display in Italy

MILAN (AFP) -- A painting discovered in a French attic that was controversially deemed to be a Caravaggio will go on display at a top Milan museum from Thursday alongside authenticated works by the R...

Updated : 2016.11.10 14:17

Austria busts gang selling fake Picassos

VIENNA (AFP) - Austrian police said Monday that they have busted a gang allegedly trying to sell off forgeries of famous artists such as Pablo Picasso for millions of euros. The six men were arreste...

Updated : 2016.11.08 14:50

Disputed Caravaggio discovered in France on display in Milan

MILAN (AP) - The director of the Brera Art Gallery in Milan is courting controversy by including in a new show a painting whose attribution to Caravaggio is disputed. Critics charge the decision to ...

Updated : 2016.11.08 09:57

Page from Tintin moon adventure may raise $1m at auction

PARIS (AFP) - A page of original comic strip drawings from one of the best Tintin adventures, “Explorers on the Moon,” is expected to sell for up to $1 million when it goes under the hammer later thi...

Updated : 2016.11.08 09:56

Hockney, de Kooning highlight NY contemporary art auction

NEW YORK (AP) -- Works by Gerhard Richter, Willem de Kooning and David Hockney will highlight Sotheby's contemporary art auction later this month. The Nov. 17 auction also will feature paintings by ...

Updated : 2016.11.07 15:30

MMCA denies allegations of ‘Beautiful Woman’ forgery

The state-run National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art rejected forgery allegations against the late Korean artist Chun Kyung-ja’s renowned painting “Beautiful Woman” on Nov. 4. After visi...

Updated : 2016.11.06 16:55

France's only erotic museum shuts down

France’s only erotic museum is closing its doors, its owners said Thursday, after passions flagged in the “city of love” for its titillating though surprisingly tasteful collection of artefacts. ...

Updated : 2016.11.06 14:03

Nobel laureate Bob Dylan’s artwork in major London show

LONDON (AP) -- The timing couldn’t be better for Saturday’s opening of “The Beaten Path,” a major exhibit of Bob Dylan’s artworks at the Halcyon Gallery on London’s pricey New Bond Street. Worldwide...

Updated : 2016.11.03 13:13

24th annual Daesan Literary Awards announces winners

The 24th annual Daesan Literary Awards has announced the winners of Korea’s most valuable annual literary prizes for this year. This year’s winners are Lee Jang-wook for his book of poetry titled “B...

Updated : 2016.11.02 19:23

Is Van Gogh's famous bed lurking in a Dutch attic?

THE HAGUE (AFP) -- A bed first made famous by Vincent van Gogh's 1888 painting “The Bedroom” may today still be lurking in a home or attic in a small Dutch town, an art historian said Sunday. Britai...

Updated : 2016.10.31 13:52

Art star Basquiat showcased in Italy retrospective

MILAN (AFP) -- New York’s Eighties art scene is coming to Milan with a show dedicated to the late Haitian-American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, whose works now sell for phenomenal sums. From his ch...

Updated : 2016.10.31 13:51

[Herald Review] Contemporary ballet meets Korean folklore in ‘Sin-si’

The Seoul Metropolitan Dance Theater’s latest production “Sin-Si, the Festival of the Sun” is the epitome of stage culture fusion, unifying contemporary and classical ballet movements with traditi...

Updated : 2016.10.27 17:10

Marcia Haydee to direct Korean National Ballet in ‘The Sleeping Beauty’

When John Cranko, the founder and first director of the leading German ballet company Stuttgart Ballet, mentioned Marcia Haydee’s potential as a choreographer, she was adamantly against this outlook...

Updated : 2016.10.25 16:45

[Newsmaker] Korean cultural figures accused of sexual harassment

A number of prominent individuals in the Korean literary and art worlds -- including a poet, a contemporary art museum curator and a novelist whose recent work explored a love affair between a high s...

Updated : 2016.10.24 17:50

Flemish ‘Mystic Lamb’ masterpiece restored after chaotic past

GHENT, Belgium (AFP) -- A painstaking restoration of a 15th-century Flemish masterpiece is revealing the long-lost detail and splendor that helped make the altarpiece one of the world’s most stolen ...

Updated : 2016.10.24 15:01