Joana Vasconcelos Versailles Exhibition

Joana Vasconcelos displays in the Palace of Versailles

France’s Palace of Versailles is continuing its series of contemporary art exhibitions this year with works by Portuguese contemporary art painter Joana Vasconcelos.

Mark Rothko Orange Red Yellow

World’s most expensive contemporary artwork

A painting by US artist Mark Rothko has set a record for a contemporary work of art, selling for $86.9m at auction in New York.

Munch Scream

Munch’s Scream sells for record $120 million

One of the most iconic images in art history – Edvard Munch’s “The Scream” – has become the most expensive artwork ever sold at auction.

Italian museum burns art

Italian Museum Burns Artwork in Protest

A museum in Italy is burning artworks from around the world to protest harsh austerity cuts by the Italian government.

Floating Movie Theater Thailand

A Floating Movie Theater in Thailand

Archipelago Cinema, an auditorium raft designed to float on the sea, premiered at the inaugural edition of the Film on the Rocks Yao Noi Festival in Thailand.

Andy Warhol Double Elvis painting

Warhol’s ‘Double Elvis’ aims for $50 million sale

A painting by Pop Art king Andy Warhol depicting rock ‘n’ roll king Elvis Presley as a cowboy gunslinger is expected to fetch $30-$50 million when it goes on sale in May. “Double Elvis,” executed in black and silvery white in 1963, “is a seminal piece from the iconic series devoted to the singer,” Sotheby’s [...]

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