The finely-painted black and white portraits of pensive children started appearing on walls around a suburban neighbourhood of Havana two years ago, contrasting with its colourful decay and Caribbean
The sculptor of Manhattan's famous "Charging Bull" says New York City infringed on his rights in allowing the smaller "Fearless Girl" statue.
The refurbishment of Big Ben’s tower is underway and set to last for three years – its biggest repair job for over three decades.
It's the first time Documenta will open outside Germany. Athens is preparing to host the 14th edition of the modern art exhibition.
For hundreds of years we have been doing it – turning our own image into art.
Hatching eggs can be a difficult process especially if you are not a bird… but that’s not putting off French performance artist Abraham Poincheval.
Pigcasso was originally bred to be slaughtered at a pig farm but was rescued at just four weeks old by Joanne Lefson, who was upset by the squalid conditions she was kept…
Leonardo da Vinci’s unfinished masterpiece, ‘Adoration of the Magi’, has been returned to Florence’s Uffizi Gallery, where it will be on display until September…
Chinese artist Ai Weiwei is installing in Prague his so far biggest artwork, refugee boat
Europeans have captured their creative side by turning their cameras on themselves for a special selfie contest.
A Wall Street company installed a bronze statuette of a primary-school aged girl defiantly facing New York City's famous bull monument
Two iconic female artists and how they turned their traumas in to art can be seen in an exhibition in London.
Art Fair Art Paris Art Fair brings together 139 galleries from 29 countries at the Grand Palais in Paris.
American lifestyle and fashion magazine Vogue this week launched its first-ever Arabic issue and fashion supermodel Gigi Hadid features on its cover
A landmark exhibition of the major works of the Dutch master Johannes Vermeer has opened.
From Italy to Indonesia, here’s our special selection of some of the finest arts and cultural shows now.
You may think it is a cracking story, or the man at the centre of it is just cracked, but it is definitely one hard act to follow.
Iraq is a vast graveyard for spent munitions and abandoned military hardware. Now one Iraqi artist is making art from the debris of war.
Photograph of assassin standing by his lifeless victim in art gallery in Turkey wins prize
Photo Pictures which have been re-staged by film photographers for the stills camera on a film set are on show at an exhibition at the Albertina Museum in…
The song ''Dans la sauce,'' which literally means ''In the soup,'' was popular among Cameroonians who saw the team's steady progress in the competition as a way of putting all opponents in the 'victor
A momentous period in Russian history is on show in an exhibition at The Royal Academy in London.
It is no ordinary exhibition…because the precious paintings featured all belonged to an art-loving mobster!
The first ice library in the world was launched in Baikalsk, Russia.