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Furniture pieces by Virgil Abloh on show in Venice during the...

The exhibit is organised by Carpenters Workshop Gallery, in partnership with Swiss bank Lombard Odier.

Migrant death ship to be shown at Venice art fair

Swiss artist has obtained permission from Italian authorities and a group that represents the victims to transport the hull to Venice.

National Portrait Gallery to host major David Hockney exhibition

Curated by Sarah Howgate, it features about 150 artworks that highlight how drawing has been fundamental to Hockney's work.

A Robert Rauschenberg canvas could fetch US$50 mln at upcoming auction

This imposing eight-foot-tall canvas is dominated by a large photograph of former US president John F. Kennedy.

Conquering depression, Malaysian says art is ‘good medicine’

Mark Lee says that after almost jumping off a building once, he frantically turned to art and began painting his emotions.

Intricate cardboard city rises in Manila art show

The cardboard is very important in the Philippines, it can be used as furniture or even shelter.

Mystery of ‘Salvator Mundi’, the world’s most costly painting

The painting was sold at auction by Christie's as a work by da Vinci for a staggering US$450 million.

National Gallery Singapore displays artworks of regional artists

The National Gallery has a large collection of traditional paintings, mostly by Southeast Asian artists apart from temporary exhibitions.

All Notre-Dame paintings to be removed as officials head inside

The artworks are expected to be transported to the Louvre museum to be repaired.

The treasures of Notre-Dame

The fire-gutted Notre-Dame cathedral contained some of the most sacred relics of the Christian faith, including the Holy Crown of Thorns.

Mula Zine: A space for youths to speak up

22-year-old Malaysian photographer Alia Soraya creates online platform for young people to express themselves through art, fashion, beauty and music.

Scaffolding or modern art? Jury out on new Paris fountains

Each fountain is comprised of a four-storey-high, bronze-alloy pole that supports three descending arms made of pieces of Swarovski cut crystal studded with LED lights.

French artist JR promises latest work will reveal Louvre pyramid’s ‘secret’

JR, who has been dubbed as the 'French Banksy', is famous for blowing up photographs into huge collages that have graced the wall between Jerusalem and the West Bank.

Paris’s Louvre museum: eight centuries of history

The Lourve went from a medieval fortress protecting Paris to one of the world's biggest and most-visited museums.

Art ambition: Hong Kong battles Beijing as dreams for culture soar

Hong Kong is striving to turn itself into a cultural heavyweight through a spate of new multi-million-dollar public art spaces.

Stolen Picasso unearthed by ‘Indiana Jones of art’

It was yet another success for Brand, who hit the headlines last year for returning a stolen 1,600-year-old mosaic to Cyprus.

Hand of God? Bangladeshi’s Messi drawing comes alive

Nahian painted his original artwork six years ago.

Longing for home, exiled artist seeks refuge in art

Iranian Komeil Zarin says he lets his art 'speak' for him about the deep emotions he cannot express in words.

Major Rome exhibition to celebrate Leonardo da Vinci

The polymath not only made designs for an early tank, a parachute and a helicopter, but was also a talented artist, whose works are among the most recognisable today.

Nude ‘Mona Lisa’ may be by Leonardo, say experts

Experts at the Louvre believe that the work, the product of a left-handed artist, was created by the famously left-handed Leonardo da Vinci.

Female artists show strength at New York’s Park Avenue fair

New York's Park Avenue fair's push for women for greater appreciation showcased a number of art pieces to give them wider exposure for their work.

Star Hollywood composer sets personal loss to music

Famous movie composer Alexandre Desplat has written music for 'The Shape of Water' and Harry Potter films.

Hockney and Van Gogh in the spotlight at Amsterdam exhibition

The Van Gogh Museum is spotlighting the influence Vincent van Gogh had on David Hockney, examining nature and bright colours common to both artists' work.

The new Picasso? Meet Ai-Da the robot artist

Ai-Da is the world’s first 'AI ultra-realistic robot artist' and is undergoing the final stages of her construction.