They are part of a collection bought in the 1970s by dealers acting for Farah, the wife of Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, who fled into exile in 1979, heralding Iran's Islamic revolution later that year.
In Denmark, David Altmejd organizes a diorama worthy of the Natural History Museum. Images courtesy the Louisiana Modern Museum of Art Canadian artist David Altmejd experiments with an unconventional of
Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei has accused the LEGO Group of “kowtowing” to the Chinese government by refusing to fulfill his bulk order of toy bricks for his planned art installation in Australia.
The pop artist Andy Warhol made his name creating images of iconic American names and brands, from Elvis to Jackie Kennedy, Marilyn Monroe to Micky Mouse - not to mention soup cans, Coke bottles and dollar
The world of sculpture has carved out a new figurehead. On Wednesday, the Nasher Sculpture Center named Colombian artist Doris Salcedo the winner of the inaugural Nasher Prize, an award that will henceforth
Some experts are betting on a surge of interest and prices for art On Saturday, Tehran art dealer Nazila Noebashari plans to open a second branch of her Aaran Gallery in a renovated house with high ceilings