A portrait of Niccolò Machiavelli, discovered at a French château, has been attributed to da Vinci. However, some experts are saying that the attribution was too hasty.
The Japanese pop artist just set an auction record for $25 million with his Knife Behind Back painting. Find out more about who Yoshitomo Nara is.
After three years of negotiations and controversy, Jeff Koons’ monumental tulips have been unveiled in the gardens of the Petit Palais. However the work, a gift from the artist to the city of Paris after the attacks of 2015, hasn’t necessarily captured the hearts of all Parisians.
The collector and patron Peggy Guggenheim is an iconic character. Behind the armor of a strong and confident woman, she lived a tumultuous life. From passion to tragedy, from her love of art to her love of her pets, here are 7 facts that highlight her unique life and personality.
Researchers have claimed that prehistoric mothers fed their children with small clay vessels moulded in the shapes of animals. These ‘baby bottles’ from more than 3,000 years ago bear witness to the eternal love and care given to infants.
Clinton was vacationing in Italy when she paid a visit to an exhibition of the emails that contributed to her losing the 2016 presidential election.
A large collection of 11th-century coins was discovered by an amateur during a metal detection lesson in a field in Somerset. According to the British Museum, the hoard is an example of tax avoidance.
Le Poisson, a sculpture executed by Constantin Brancusi in the 1920s, was damaged and the owner is suing for $22.5 million.
'ArcelorMittal Orbit' by Anish Kapoor, a flagship art project from Boris Johnson’s time as London mayor, is $16 million in debt.
Sophisticated technology has revealed preparatory sketches under the masterpiece The Virgin of the Rocks by Leonardo da Vinci, which will be the centerpiece of an upcoming exhibit at the National Gallery London.
The London museum could help to tackle racism against the capital’s black and ethnic minority population.
In Queens, New York, a man purchased a drawing in a thrift store that has recently been authenticated as an Egon Schiele work, worth up to $200,000.
From the Guggenheim in New York to Fallingwater in Pennsylvania, eight of Frank Lloyd Wright's modernist architectural designs are now officially UNESCO World Heritage Sites as of July 2019.
Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum is embarking on a year-long restoration of Rembrandt's 17th century group portrait, but the work will remain on display during the process.