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New Bosch painting unveiled on eve of 500th celebrations

THE HAGUE (AFP) - Art historians on Monday revealed that a painting stored for decades at an American museum was in fact a work by Dutch master Hieronymus Bosch. The surprise discovery comes as 's-He...

Updated : 2016.02.03 13:42

NYC jury hears details of modern masters forgery scandal

NEW YORK (AP) -- In the latest chapter of a scandal that‘s jolted New York’s art world, a federal jury is hearing about a Chinese immigrant who forged fakes of modern masters such as Jackson Pollock and Mark Rothko in his garage, a once-reputable Manhattan gallery that sold them and the ...

Updated : 2016.02.03 13:25

Remembering ‘crazy Corean’ Nam June Paik

In 1963, Nam June Paik hung a blood-dripping cow head at the entrance of his first solo exhibition “Exposition of Music – Electronic Television” in Germany, shocking those at the scene and the Germ...

Updated : 2016.02.01 18:08

Disappearing cast threatens Danish asylum-seekers ballet

COPENHAGEN (AFP) - A performance at Copenhagen's Royal Theatre faces an unusual problem: the stars of the show -- sold out in advance -- could face deportation before the final curtain falls. In “Uropa -- An asylum-seekers’ ballet,” six migrants tell their stories with the help of danc...

Updated : 2016.02.01 15:07

‘Come to See Me’ play relives nation’s most infamous serial killings

A scene from the Korean play “Come to See Me,” which is on an open-run at the Myeongdong Theater until Feb. 21. (Pro’s LAB)In 1986, the quiet rural town of Hwaseong, Gyeonggi Province, was left in ...

Updated : 2016.01.31 17:06

Media art lights up cold, bleak city

It has been more than a month since Christmas lights were stripped-down from buildings, reducing the city blocks once again to their default cold, bleak and gray. In Seoul, however, media art installa...

Updated : 2016.01.27 18:18

Forgery rumors, suspicions rock Korean art community

The Korean art world has been engulfed in a scandal involving rumors and suspicions surrounding allegedly forged works of Lee U-fan, a leading Korean artist on the international art scene. A forged ce...

Updated : 2016.01.27 18:06

Exploring diversity of Korean art

While Korean monochrome art, dansaekhwa, movement continues to garner international attention as a unique abstract art movement in Asia, curators and art critics in Korea are looking to highlight othe...

Updated : 2016.01.24 17:51

Biennale names Pompidou curator to head next art exhibit

MILAN (AP) -- The Venice Biennale has named the chief curator of the Pompidou Center to oversee the next contemporary art exhibit in 2017.Paolo Baratta, the president of Venice Biennale, said in a statement Saturday that Christine Macel was chosen for her commitment `‘to emphasizing the i...

Updated : 2016.01.24 11:34

[Herald Interview] Art and Internet: Making art accessible

The Korean art market faces an ongoing dilemma: Despite an increasing number of museum-goers, there are relatively few art buyers. The Korea International Art Fair best represents the dilemma -- recor...

Updated : 2016.01.21 14:41

'The King and I' taps Daniel King, a 'Lost' and 'Hawaii Five-0' star

NEW YORK (AP)  -- Broadway's next king has been awfully busy chasing bad guys on the streets of Honolulu. Daniel Dae Kim, who plays a detective on the TV series "Hawaii Five-0," takes over in May as...

Updated : 2016.01.21 14:31

[Herald Interview] ‘Art is a safe investment’

Despite the economic slump in China and its effects on the rest of the world, wealthy art collectors from emerging markets will still splurge on masterpieces, according to Gilles Dyan, chairman of the...

Updated : 2016.01.20 15:35

Artday to hold January auction

Herald Artday, a subsidiary of Herald Corp., is holding the first online auction of the new year from Jan. 22-26, presenting artwork and luxury fashion accessories.  The art auction features 200 artw...

Updated : 2016.01.19 17:49

Indecent exposure: artist arrested for nude pose in Paris museum

PARIS (AFP) -- A woman has been arrested for indecent exposure after lying down naked in Paris’ Musee d’Orsay in front of Edouard Manet’s similarly nude painting of the prostitute Olympia, her lawy...

Updated : 2016.01.18 13:32

Pop artist Mari Kim explores alien life

Artist Mari Kim, known for the big-eyed, cartoon-like female characters in her pop art paintings, explores the eccentric concept of intelligent aliens in her solo exhibition. One of the leading figure...

Updated : 2016.01.13 15:11