The journey of a 60-year-old Turk who mastered the art of adorning mosques with glittering messages in the holy month of Ramadan.
The sale at Sotheby's – the first time the work has come to auction since 1986 – marks one of the 10 highest prices ever seen at auction.
A portrait of Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent by Italian painter Gentile Bellini and many other art pieces from the Ottoman Empire will go under the hammer at Sotheby’s as part of the “Arts of the Islamic World” collection.
A massive fire consumed Notre Dame Cathedral, gutting the roof of the Paris landmark and stunning France and the world, but firefighters managed to save the shell of the stone structure and its two main bell towers from collapse.
The Painted Hall of the 17th century Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich is decorated with the work of British artist James Thornhill, which he began in 1707 and finished in 1726.
Dozens of venues, including the Association of Visual Arts Gallery and the converted grain silos of the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary African Art (MOCAA), are catering to aficionados seeking a good investment as well as the general public.
People in Paris attend a press visit of the immersive exhibition "Nuit Etoilée" devoted to painter Vincent Van Gogh by multimedia artist Gianfranco Iannuzzi at "l'Atelier des Lumieres", the first Digital Art Centre in Paris.
Adel al Kawwaz's family have produced pottery for more than 200 years from clay found at a lake by Najaf, but now, with a flood of more modern products, demand for the handmade clay items has dried up.
Three Banksy prints were sold at a Paris auction on Wednesday - this time without any pranks by the British artist.
A treasure trove of rare manuscripts and books is set to be auctioned in Paris. It's the second attempt by a bankrupt French company to recoup some of its losses.
Jan Six, a Dutch Art dealer, made the discovery of a lifetime at an auction house in 2016, when he saw the hand of Rembrandt in an unknown painting that had gone unnoticed for four centuries.
Monet's "Nympheas en fleur," part of the impressionist's famed water-lily series inspired by his Giverny home, fetched $84.69 million at the evening sale.
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