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Check Mate: Chess Sets from Around the World Exceed Estimates at...

LONDON.- An 18th century Russian mammoth ivory chess set was the top lot of the Chess, Playing Cards and Games auction that took place on 17th January at The Bonhams, Knightsbridge. The intricately carved set was highly sought after and eventually sold...

Exhibition of Forbidden City Treasures Goes on View at Metropolitan Museum...

NEW YORK, NY.- A special exhibition featuring 90 exquisite objects that once adorned an exclusive compound in the Forbidden City will go on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art beginning February 1, 2011. Showcasing sumptuous murals, furniture, arc...

Richard Avedon’s Most Prized Photographs for Sale Saturday at Christie’s in...

PARIS AP.- A model in a silk Dior gown, posing with elephants. The psychedelically colored faces of the Beatles. A soot-covered coal miner. Christie's in Paris will auction some of Richard Avedon's most prized photographs Saturday to raise money for t...

It Bag, Watch Out: France’s Duvelleroy Folding Fan is Back

PARIS (AP).- Forget Balenciaga's "Giant City" and the other luxury purses that vie for the title of "It Bag" of the moment. If two young Parisian fashionistas have their way, next season's must-have accessory might just be a relic resurrected from a by...

Friedrich Petzel Presents Prints Made in Collaboration with Jorge Pardo

NEW YORK, NY.- Friedrich Petzel Gallery presents the group exhibition, Jorge Pardo Sculpture Ink. This summer Friedrich Petzel Gallery will exhibit a set of prints made in collaboration with Jorge Pardo, shown for the first time since it d...

Friedrich Petzel Presents Set of Prints Made in Collaboration with Jorge...

NEW YORK, NY.- Friedrich Petzel Gallery presents the group exhibition, Jorge Pardo Sculpture Ink. This summer Friedrich Petzel Gallery will exhibit a set of prints made in collaboration with Jorge Pardo, shown for the first time since it debuted in th...

Italian Researchers Think they Have Found Caravaggio’s Bones

ROME (AP).- Italian researchers believe they have found the remains of Caravaggio, but 400 years later some of the mysteries surrounding the death of the artist may never be solved. After a year of digging and analyzing centuries-old bones, the resear...

Eli Klein Fine Art presents Shen Shaomin ~ An Unconventional NYC...

NEW YORK, NY.- Eli Klein Fine Art presents Shen Shaomin’s first solo exhibition in New York. A world renowned conceptual artist, Shen Shaomin pushes unconventional materials to new limits. His art comments on contemporary issues from polit...

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