Banksy's latest work (details; source Instagram)

Rats run riot: Elusive street artist Banksy shares a new work of art in quarantine from home

The elusive guerrilla street artist's latest piece of art is a series of rats wreaking havoc on his bathroom, presumably created during the COVID-19 lockdown. 

Jaroslava Brychtova (Radek Petrasek/CTK via AP, file)

Czech glass artist Jaroslava Brychtova passes away at age 95

Jaroslava Brychtova, a Czech glass artist whose sculptures and other works created together with her late husband Stanislav Libensky won international recognition, has died. She was 95.

An artwork from a previous edition of Art Central

Coronavirus epidemic prompts Art Central Hong Kong to go online, makes participation free

Art Central will return next year to Hong Kong’s Harbourfront for its sixth edition from March 24-28 

A paint by Alix Ayme (Photo: IANS)

Bonhams auction 'Ritual and Culture' showcases the best of Southeast Asian women artists 

An online-only art sale, featuring paintings of women across Southeast Asia, offers a rich window into diverse cultures and distinctive rituals of the region.

David Driskell (Photo: Internet)

David Driskell, the influential artist, scholar and eminent authority on black art, dies at 88

David Driskell, one of the nation's most influential African American artists and a leading authority on black art, has died. He was 88.

Fringe Shop on Edinburgh's Royal Mile (AP Photo/Scott Campbell, File)

Not so funny: Edinburgh's five landmark festivals cancelled for the first time since 1947

This is the first cancellation since the Edinburgh International Festival launched in 1947 in the aftermath of World War II as an attempt to reconcile people and nations through the performing arts.

A scene from the Edinburgh Fringe Festival (AFP/Andy Buchanan)

First time in 70 years, Edinburgh's five annual festivals including Fringe Arts cancelled

Edinburgh's five annual international festivals, including the Fringe Arts event, have been cancelled because of the coronavirus crisis, organisers said on Wednesday.

National Gallery of Modern Art (Photo: IANS)

National Gallery of Modern Art goes virtual to celebrate its 66th Foundation Day

The National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) is celebrating its 66th Foundation Day, amid the COVID-19 lockdown, with a virtual tour of its repository of several thousand artworks.

Art Dubai (file pic)

Art Dubai goes digital showcasing artworks of over 500 artists, live performances and key speakers

Given the evolving global situation Art Dubai reconfigures the original programme with digital content

Singer Museum in Laren, Netherlands (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

Dutch museum says van Gogh painting 'Spring Garden' was stolen in an overnight raid

A Dutch museum that is currently closed to prevent the spread of the coronavirus said Monday a painting by Vincent van Gogh on loan for an exhibition was stolen in a raid overnight.

Satish Gujral (Photo: IANS)

Aesthetics of silence: Remembering Satish Gujral and his mastery over human emotions and every artistic medium 

When Satish Gujral painted the Partition, it made everyone stand up and take note, including the first Indian Prime Minister Jawahar Lal Nehru.
 

Nemai Ghosh (Photo: IANS)

Famed lensman Nemai Ghosh leaves behind a massive legacy for fans of photography

Fans of Nemai Ghosh mourned the famed photographer, who's known for his fruitful two-decade-long association with auteur Satyajit Ray.

Artwork by Tea Jurisic

21 days of hope: The Plated Project uses art to inspire us with moving quarantine stories from around the world

This social impact initiative gives you a fresh reason to smile on every day of this nation-wide lockdown

Satish Gujral (Photo: IANS)

Artist-architect Satish Gujral passes away at age 94, PM Modi and art world mourn the loss 

Renowned artist and architect Satish Gujral passed away late on Thursday at the age of 94.

Art Basel Hong Kong goes virtual (Photo: IANS)

Art Basel Hong Kong goes virtual, hosts 2,000 premier works of art in online viewing rooms

Art Basel's Online Viewing Rooms debuted a lineup of 235 galleries from 31 countries and territories, presenting over 2,000 premier artworks intended to be showcased at Art Basel Hong Kong.