Camera sold for $2.19 million in Austria
An Austrian photo gallery says a camera used by a photographer who documented the life of artist Pablo Picasso has sold for a world record price of €1.68
4 stolen paintings found in South Africa cemetery
An informer's tip led South African police to a private cemetery Tuesday where they found four paintings hundreds of miles away from where they had been stolen
George Wendt leaves play after chest pains
Chest pains will keep actor George Wendt from performing as Oscar Madison in a Chicago-area production of "The Odd Couple."
Narrow house opens as art work in Warsaw
The new house is only four feet wide (1.2 meters), but it comes with a bathroom, a kitchen and a bedroom.
Cafe's one-way mirror allows peeks into restroom
An Austrian artist has installed a one-way mirror in a Vienna cafe that allows men to peek from their restroom into the ladies room.
'Puppet March' planned in DC to defend PBS funding
More than 1,000 puppeteers and public broadcasting supporters have signed on for a march on the National Mall in Washington three days before the election.
Renoir artwork from flea market now thought stolen
The Renoir painting that caused a sensation when it was bought at a flea market for $7 may have been stolen from a museum six decades ago, and an auction house
Isleworth Mona Lisa conjures new art world mystery
The mystery behind the most enigmatic smile in art — Leonardo da Vinci's "Mona Lisa" — just got a little more complicated.
Renoir painting found at W.Va flea market
A woman who paid $7 for a box of trinkets at a West Virginia flea market two years ago apparently acquired an original painting by French impressionist
Twitter subpoenaed over threats to Mike Tyson show
The NYPD has used a subpoena to force Twitter to disclose information about the source of a tweet saying "people are gonna die" at the Broadway theater
Composer Marvin Hamlisch dies at 68 in Los Angeles
Marvin Hamlisch, who composed the scores for dozens of movies including "The Sting" and won a Tony for "A Chorus Line," has died in Los Angeles at 68.
Tahoe Shakespeare festival produces 4-legged star
This summer's Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival has produced an unlikely star: a deaf pit bull named Michael who narrowly escaped euthanasia.
'Richard III' goes to prisons, senior centers
It got a standing ovation. Then again, it was a captive audience.
Gore Vidal, celebrated author, playwright, dies
In a world more to his liking, Gore Vidal might have been president, or even king. He had an aristocrat's bearing — tall, handsome and composed — and an
Star dancer born into war grows up to inspire
Michaela DePrince was little more than a toddler when she saw her first ballerina — an image in a magazine page blown against the gate of the orphanage where
Tatum: 'Magic Mike' might morph into musical
After being rather exposed in "Magic Mike" the movie, Channing Tatum is teasing his audience with the possibility of "Magic Mike" the musical.