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Billy the Kid Image Sells for More than $2 Million at...

DENVER (AP).- What is believed to be the only surviving authenticated portrait of Billy the Kid went up for auction in Denver on Saturday and sold for $2.3 million. The tintype on Saturday evening went to private collector William Koch at Brian Lebel's...

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...

Pablo Picasso Work Loaned to West Bank Goes on Display at...

RAMALLAH (AP).- A Palestinian art academy on Monday put on display a $7 million Pablo Picasso masterpiece, the first of its kind in the West Bank. Picasso's 1943 "Buste de Femme" is on loan from the Van Abbemuseum in Eindhoven, Holland. Organizers sai...

Photography and Video Exhibition Announced at the Marrakech Art Fair 2011...

MARRAKECH.- The second edition of the modern and the contemporary Marrakech Art Fair will take place at the Palace Es Saadi from September 30th to October 3rd 2011, with more than fourteen international galleries. As last year, the organizers Hicham an...

New York’s 9/11 Memorial: General Reservations for the General Public Start...

NEW YORK (AP).- The general public can start making reservations next month to visit the Sept. 11 memorial after the terror attacks' 10th anniversary, and victims' relatives will have special provisions to schedule visits to the monument taking shape i...

Kunsthalle Detroit, International Center for Contemporary Art to Open in Rough...

DETROIT, MI (AP).- A nonprofit group is trying to restore Detroit's status in the art world by drawing artists to an unlikely place: a century-old former bank in a neighborhood so infested with crime that some of the building's pipes were stolen and it...

200-Year-Old Shipwreck Champagne Sold at Auction to Anonymous Internet Bidder

MARIEHAMN (AP).- An anonymous Internet bidder on Friday paid €54,000 ($78,200) for two bottles of 200-year-old Champagne salvaged from a shipwreck at the bottom of the Baltic Sea, auction organizers said. The buyer from Singapore paid a world-rec...

Nearly 200 Gather to Dedicate Jonestown Memorial

OAKLAND, CA (AP).- Nearly 200 people gathered at Oakland's Evergreen Cemetery on Sunday to dedicate a newly completed memorial to the victims of the 1978 mass murder and suicide at Jonestown, Guyana, organizers said. The afternoon ceremony came after a...

XII Media Forum in the Frames of 33rd Moscow International Film...

MOSCOW.- For the twelve years that the Media Forum programme has existed its organizers had to explain in almost every interview what the project wholly dedicated to visual art is doing on the territory of cinema. What do sound performances, video art,...

Pair of Princess Diana’s Dresses Sell for $276,000

BEVERLY HILLS, CA (AP).- Two dresses worn by Princess Diana have sold for a record $276,000 at an auction in Beverly Hills. Darren Julien, president and CEO of Julien's Auctions, said Saturday that a black crepe evening gown Diana wore during a state...

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