Category: Art & Culture

King Tut Goes on Public Display

King Tut, the youngest and most famous pharaoh to ever rule ancient Egypt will be on public display for the first time in over 3,000 years.  The buck-toothed ruler’s face was unveiled on Sunday....

The Missing Act of Arthur Miller

The Missing Act of Arthur Miller

The life of Arthur Miller played out like one of his famed novels, “Death of a Salesman” or “The Crucible”.  He was marriage to Marilyn Monroe was highly visible, but there is a dark...

Mysterious Smile of Mona Lisa

Leonardo Da Vinci painted the Mona Lisa on a piece of pine wood in the year 1506. Never in the history of Art has one painting been so admired. This is due largely to...

Benazir Bhutto is Back in Pakistan

Benazir Bhutto was twice elected as Prime Minister in Pakistan, and she’s returned to her country to try for a third.  After a self-imposed exile for nine years, her arrival comes at a time...

Is There Really Fine Art in Tinseltown?

So why are so many art aficionados flocking to the City of Angels? Woody Allen once appropriately joked that L.A.’s greatest cultural advantage was the opportunity to make a right turn at a red...

Popping Price for a Poster

A 1931 poster featuring a pair of sleek Italian motorboats, speeding across the water set a record in New York. The work of an unknown artist, saw fierce bidding when a private collector finally...

Rubens Art Expected to Sell for $8-12 million

Rubens Art Expected to Sell for $8-12 million

A painting by Peter Paul Rubens is creating big buzz among art collectors. It’s making a U.S. debut and will auction in London on December 6th. Titled “Two Studies of a Young Man”, it...

Rostropovich’s Art Collection Back in Russia

Rostropovich’s Art Collection Back in Russia

A collection of Russina art, collected over 30 years is returning to its motherland. Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov purchased the great cellist’s collection in a private deal with Sotheby’s auction house. Full article great...

Big Money for Alice Neel’s Painting

Artist Alice Neel, worked in relative obscurity most of her adult life. As a resident of Spanish Harlem, she often painted her friends and neighbors. Originally created in the 1940’s, it recently sold for...