Botticelli's love drug
Date: 31 May 2010 | Views: 2091
A new discovery suggests that Botticelli's masterpiece Venus and Mars shows the effects of a hallucinogenic plant – but is the real drug the painting itself? More...
This Is No 'Thomas Crown' Affair
Date: 26 May 2010 | Views: 2475
Without triggering a single alarm, a hooded thief smashed open a window of the Musee d'Art Moderne in Paris last week and went on an extraordinary looting spree. More...
Sotheby's to Sell One of the Most Iconic Works of Art by Bharti Kher
Date: 24 May 2010 | Views: 2348
Sotheby's announced that it will offer for sale Bharti Kher’s celebrated sculpture The Skin Speaks a Language not its Own, one of the most iconic and most talked-about works of art by a contemporary Indian artist and the masterpiece of the leading female artist of her generation. More...
The French Art Heist: Who Would Steal Unsaleable Picassos?
Date: 24 May 2010 | Views: 2498
The Paris art world was in shock Thursday, after French authorities revealed that a lone thief had made off with $120 million worth of modern masterpieces, including works by Picasso and Matisse, in a daring nighttime heist at the capital's Museum of Modern Art. More...
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