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Gallery technicians carry Vincent Van Gogh's 'L'Allee des Alyscamps', at Sotheby's in London

Van Gogh Painting Is Star During Sotheby’s Auction

…known as “L’allée Des Alyscamps,” it was the big seller at Sotheby’s Impressionist and modern art evening sale on Tuesday, bringing $66.3 million — when it had been expected to fetch $40 million—as five bidders competed for a prize that ultimately went to an Asian private collector.

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Islamic State terrorists used heavy-duty vehicles to move reliefs outside and drop them from a height

Islamic State brings in bulldozers and explosives to reduce Nimrud to rubble

Assault on the seat of Assyrian King Ashurnasirpal II could be the worst case of deliberate destruction of an archaeological site in living memory

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Leonardo da Vinci’s St. John the Baptist, 1513-16

Milan, Italy Leonardo da Vinci and his Florentine friends land in Milan

Venue details: Palazzo Reale, Milan Piazza del Duomo, 12, Milano, Italy www.artpalazzoreale.it Leonardo 1452-1519, Palazzo Reale, Milan, 15 April-19 July Not since 1939 has Leonardo…

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