Artists And Art Lovers Unite At MCA Ball

Creative Couture was the theme of the inaugural MCA Art Ball on held at the Museum of Contemporary Art. And the colourful (and generous) cast of invitees did not disappoint.

In Conversation: Reko Rennie

A punk, a rebel and a connoisseur, artist Reko Rennie discusses the power of perspective, expression of identity and why he thrashed a Rolls-Royce Corniche on Country.

By Noelle Faulkner


Paul Allen’s Art Collection Sells for $2.2 Billion at Christie’s, the Biggest Sale in Art Market History

Five paintings joined the nine-figure club, while 20 artists set new sales records.

By Julie Belcove


A Long-Lost Fernand Léger Painting Just Reappeared After Spending 100 Years Behind Another Canvas

The unnamed piece from the “Smoke over the Rooftops” series, was discovered on the flip side of Léger’s Bastille Day.

By Tessa Solomon


This Rare Piet Mondrian Painting Is Poised to Break Its $80 Million Auction Record Next Month

Sotheby’s will offer the lot titled Composition No II in modern art evening sale in New York on November 14.

By Tessa Solomon


How The Mona Lisa’s Theft Made It The World’s Most Famous Painting

The Leonardo di Vinci masterpiece was stolen in 1911. Its theft and return caused a long-standing sensation.

By Julie Belcove


$19.8 Million Worth Of Bored Ape Yacht Club NFTs Have Been Stolen Since 2021

The 143 NFTs were stolen from owners through a variety of scams and hacks, a new report finds.

By Shanti Escalante-de Mattei


Leading Art Dealer Now Wanted For Smuggling

Georges Lofti is accused of trafficking “hundreds of pieces” from the Middle East.

By Tessa Solomon


A Jeff Koons Balloon Sculpture Is Being Auctioned To Raise Millions For Ukraine Aid

The work titled ‘Ballon Monkey (Magenta)’ is being offered by Victor and Olena Pinchuk in a Christie’s sale on June 28.

By Demetrius Simms


Warhol’s Portrait of Marilyn Monroe Sells For Record Price

The result makes it the most expensive work by a 20th-century artists ever to be sold at auction.

By Angelica Villa


Robb Interview: Digital Artist Chris Labrooy

Robb Report caught up with the artist to talk design, Porsches and the ducktail spoiler.

By Robb Report


‘Don’t Film Any Soldiers, They May Shoot Us’: Inside Ukraine’s Secret Battle To Save Its Art

Art critic Waldemar Januszczak reports on the country’s astonishing mission to stop the destruction of its artistic treasures.

By Waldemar Januszczak For The Times


A Jackson Pollock ‘Drip’ Painting Is Expected to Fetch $60 Million

‘Number 31’ (1949) will hit the block during an evening sale at Christie’s in New York on May 12.

By Angelica Villa



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