Moscow has been rocked by another controversial performance - a provocative art exhibition inspired by punk band Pussy Riot caused protests by Orthodox Christians outside the Modern Art Gallery complex, along with a bomb threat.
Diamonds are widely recognized as a girl’s best friend. But some men in Sri Lanka, renowned for its highly prized gems, disagree. One of them swallowed a diamond worth $13,000 at a gem exhibition in Colombo just to get hold of the rock to die for.
One of the most popular tourist attractions in Northern England, Hadrian's Wall, is to become the world's longest work of art. A group of US artists will use up to 450 balloons and thousands of light emitting diodes to revamp the 2,000-year-old wall.
Unlike most museums of the world, this one is not seeking to own a Picasso or a van Gogh. The first Museum of Everything, which collects works by unknown artists from around the world, is visiting Russia.
London’s National Gallery is displaying an ambitious project called Metamorphosis: Titian 2012. Modern artists have been invited to present their take to the three great Titian paintings centred in the display.
The Tokyo Palace in Paris has opened a display in support of the Russian feminist punk band Pussy Riot, members of which are under arrest after rushing into Russia’s main church and singing an anti-Putin song.
Moscow Planetarium is hosting over 50 works by Swiss artist H. R. Giger – the surrealist painter, sculptor and set designer whose iconic work for the movie Alien earned him an Oscar. Tune in for an interview with the expo’s curator.