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Hungarian Photographers in Frame in United Kingdom’s Royal Academy of Arts...

LONDON (REUTERS).- Robert Capa once said "It's not enough to have talent, you also have to be Hungarian," and a new London exhibition on five leading figures of the medium shows that he was only partly joking. "Eyewitness: Hungarian Photography in the ...

Hungarian Photographers in Frame in United Kingdom’s Royal Academy of Arts...

LONDON (REUTERS).- Robert Capa once said "It's not enough to have talent, you also have to be Hungarian," and a new London exhibition on five leading figures of the medium shows that he was only partly joking. "Eyewitness: Hungarian Photography in the ...

Twelve British Artists Selected to Design a Set of Posters for...

LONDON (REUTERS).- Twelve artists including Tracey Emin, Martin Creed and Chris Ofili will design a set of posters for the Olympic and Paralympic Games next summer, as Britain seeks to use the events to showcase its cultural heritage. The nominated art...

Sotheby’s London Establishes World Record Price at Auction For Egon Schiele...

LONDON (REUTERS).- Sotheby's auctioneer sold a rare cityscape by Austrian artist Egon Schiele for a record 24.7 million pounds ($40.1 million) at a London auction on Wednesday. The auction house had expected to fetch between 22 and 30 million pounds fo...

Pablo Picasso Lovers Win Hearts at Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Art...

LONDON (REUTERS).- Portraits of three different lovers of 20th century master Pablo Picasso fetched the three highest prices at a London auction at Christie's on Tuesday, the first in a key series of art sales over the coming weeks. Top lot on the nigh...

British Museum Scoops £100,000 Art Fund Prize for “A History of...

LONDON (REUTERS).- London's British Museum won the 100,000 pound ($160,000) Art Fund Prize for Museum of the Year Wednesday for its project "A History of the World." The project was an exploration of world history using the museum's collection, at the...

Sotheby’s Breaks Auction Record for a Work by Stanley Spencer Twice...

LONDON (REUTERS).- The auction record for a work by British artist Stanley Spencer fell twice in one sale at Sotheby's on Wednesday, while a Lucian Freud picture on paper also set a new high. Seven works by Spencer, described by the auctioneer as one ...

Confident Art Market Buzzes Ahead of Art Basel, London Sales at...

LONDON (REUTERS).- Billions of dollars of art will be on show in Basel at the annual fair this week and in London ahead of a big series of sales, with experts cautiously optimistic that buyers are set to snap up rare treasures. Art Basel, described as ...

Unseen Pictures by U.S. Photographer Mike Mitchell Captured Outbreak of Beatlemania

LONDON (REUTERS).- They have been gathering dust in a basement for more than 40 years, but now U.S. photographer Mike Mitchell has decided to auction a group of pictures which capture the moment the Beatles became a worldwide phenomenon. Mitchell, now ...

Christie’s Sets Ilya Repin Record at the Start of Russian Art...

LONDON (REUTERS).- Christie's claimed a new auction record for Russian artist Ilya Repin on Monday when his 1875 canvas "A Parisian Cafe" fetched 4.5 million pounds at the start of Russian art week in London. The large-scale canvas, depicting a bustlin...

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