WHEN Marc Chagall received the prestigious commission to paint the ceiling of the Palais Garnier opera house in 1960, the anti-Semitic protests and threats against him were so vicious that he had...

[BEIJING] The largest Picasso exhibition ever held in China opens on Saturday, featuring more than 100 works - many of them from the artist's early years.

A DUTCH art detective dubbed the "Indiana Jones of the Art World" has struck again, finding a Picasso painting worth 25 million euros (S$38.2 million) stolen from a Saudi sheikh's...

VETERAN artist Ablade Glover measures spaces on a canvas with a palette knife, then dabs on vibrant blue paint while the morning light pours into his Accra studio.

[BUCHAREST] Six years after thieves made off with seven priceless works of art in a brazen night-time raid at a Dutch museum, an author who wrote a book about the heist said she received an...