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Notebook in which Queen Victoria recorded her Diamond Jubilee celebrations goes...

LONDON.- A Fabergé notebook in which Queen Victoria recorded guests who attended her Diamond Jubilee celebrations is to go on display in the exhibition Treasures from The Queen’s Palaces at The Queen’s Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse from 1...

The National Museum of China Reopens with "The Art of the...

BEIJING.- Liu Yandong, State Councillor of Culture of the People’s Republic of China and Guido Westerwelle, Foreign Minister of the Federal Republic of Germany, opened ‘The Art of the Enlightenment’ exhibition at the National...

Gemäldegalerie Celebrates 400th Anniversary of Caravaggio’s Death with Exhibition

BERLIN.- Two paintings by Caravaggio can be found in German collections: the Gemäldegalerie's 'Amor Vincit Omnia' (or 'Amor Victorious') and 'Doubting Thomas' in the Picture Gallery at Schloss Sanssouci. Both paintings were created for the marchese Vi...

The Most Important Depiction of Henry VIII’s "Lost" Palace to Be...

LONDON.- Christie’s announce that they will offer an exceptionally rare and beautiful depiction of the ‘lost’ palace of Nonsuch at the auction of Old Masters and 19th Century Art on 7 December 2010. Commissioned by King Henry VIII in ord...

The Most Important Depiction of Henry VIII’s "Lost" Palace to Be...

LONDON.- Christie’s announce that they will offer an exceptionally rare and beautiful depiction of the ‘lost’ palace of Nonsuch at the auction of Old Masters and 19th Century Art on 7 December 2010. Commissioned by King Henry VIII in ord...

Study Reveals that Elite of Yaxchilan Produced Exclusive Handcrafts

MEXICO CITY.- Analyses conducted to objects made out of mollusk shells found at the Little Acropolis of Yaxchilan, in Chiapas, reveal the possibility of specialized handcraft workshops at the interior of Maya palaces. Apparently, members of the elite c...

Study Reveals that Elite of Yaxchilan Produced Exclusive Handcrafts

MEXICO CITY.- Analyses conducted to objects made out of mollusk shells found at the Little Acropolis of Yaxchilan, in Chiapas, reveal the possibility of specialized handcraft workshops at the interior of Maya palaces. Apparently, members of the elite c...

Regal Ruins: Palatial Mansion Near Philadelphia Crumbles

ELKINS PARK (AP).- Lynnewood Hall, a century-old stunner of a building just outside Philadelphia, silently, almost invisibly, languishes 200 feet beyond a two-lane blacktop road like a crumbling little Versailles. The graceful fountain that welcomed hu...

Exhibition of Power and Propaganda of Maps at British Library

LONDON (REUTERS).- Rare cartographic gems mapping the world from 200 B.C. to the present go on display at the British Library in London. "Magnificent Maps: Power, Propaganda and Art," showcases some of the finest wall-maps in the British Library's 4.5 ...

Cathedrals for the Masses: Moscow Metro by Lena Liv at the...

TEL AVIV.- Lena Liv (b. Leningrad, 1952) returned to her homeland after years in Israel and Italy, and followed, in the series of photographs exhibited here, one of its heroic tales: Moscow's metro stations. With a bold, rare examining gaze she focuses...

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