The statue of a crucified Russian President Vladimir Putin has appeared at an art exhibition in the center of Latvia's capital, Riga, local media report. Visitors are allowed to put nails into the installation, but not everyone is keen to do so.
A Pablo Picasso painting has set a new world record for a piece of art at an auction. One fortunate bidder has spent $179mn with premium and commission to grab sole possession of Women of Algiers (Version O).
National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden has found a new home. Well, his likeness has anyway. A 100-lb bust that was secretly erected in a New York park will be on display at a Brooklyn art show. Police ticketed the artists for their installation.
Nikon has posted the scary and awesome photomicrography works that won the judges’ hearts at the 2014 Small World in Motion competition. If you too have a flair for the arts, hurry up – there’s still time to submit your 2015 entries before today finishes.
A number of Nepal's iconic UNESCO World Heritage sites and landmarks, including the Dharahara Tower built for a queen, have been destroyed following the earthquake that hit the country Saturday morning, killing over 3,300 people.
St. Petersburg locals and visitors have had the opportunity to acquire a personal guard from the ranks of a historic feline regiment that has been protecting one of the world’s greatest museums for centuries.
The German Nobel Prize winning writer, Guenter Grass, has passed away at the age of 87 in the German city of Lubeck. His innovative art and striking personality have been shrouded in controversy, his strong political statements spurred most heated debate.
A visual art collective protested the removal of a secretly installed statue of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden overnight by projecting a hologram of the bust atop the Prison Ship Martyrs Monument in Brooklyn’s Fort Greene Park.
Dilapidated buildings and ramshackle structures in Russia and beyond are now wearing expressive faces, thanks to a talented young Russian artist. Comical looks and scary expressions breathe life and humor into what was once urban decay and desolation.