LONDON - A British man who sold a painting at Sotheby's for 42,000 pounds ($63,750) only to hear a year later that it could be by the Italian master Caravaggio and be worth 10 million pounds has lost his negligence lawsuit against the auctioneers.
ROME - Italian and Swiss police have broken up an art trafficking organization and recovered more than 5,000 ancient artefacts worth over 50 million euros ($57.92 million), Italy's culture ministry said on Wednesday.
NEW YORK - What happens in Las Vegas does not always stay there. "Honeymoon in Vegas," based on the 1992 Nicholas Cage movie, arrived on Broadway on Thursday night with a winning dose of glitz and kitsch.
LONDON - Jonas Kaufmann, regarded as the world's best tenor, says he is ready to reward fans waiting for him to sing Verdi's highly demanding "Otello" by making his debut in the role at London's Royal Opera House in 2017.
NEW YORK - Stephen Somerstein was a 24-year-old college student when he photographed Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the 1965 Selma to Montgomery, Alabama march that changed the course of civil rights in the United States.
NEW YORK - Critically-acclaimed author Marilynne Robinson has written only four novels since 1980, but is widely considered among the country's best fiction writers.
NEW YORK - Filmmakers are bringing major art exhibitions featuring the works of Henri Matisse, Vincent van Gogh and Rembrandt from museums around the globe to U.S. theaters with a series of movies that will take audiences on a guided tour of the shows.
CHICAGO - Puppets aren't just about Muppets, kids and circuses.
LONDON - The London auction scene is gearing up for another big season, with the two biggest auction houses targeting buyers around the world for evening sales in February expected to generate several hundred million pounds.