'Absolutely Brilliant': Local Street Artist Praises Banksy's $1.4M Sotheby's Shredding StuntBritish pop art provocateur Banksy stunned the art world Friday when one of his most iconic pieces "Girl With Balloon" went for a whopping $1.4 million at Sotheby's auction house in London. However, that was just the beginning.
In Chicago, A Little Art Studio Bridges A Great DivideThe stretch of asphalt in the Old Town neighborhood of one of America's most segregated cities starkly separates black and white, haves and have-nots.
Slidey Aphrodite: Family On The Hook For $132K After Son Topples Sculpture, Blames CityA Kansas family is on the hook for more than $100,000 after their 5-year-old put his arms around an art piece at a community center and toppled it, and it was all caught by security cameras.
At Museum In Paris, France, You Don't Need Those Underpants"After leaving their clothes in the cloakroom, visitors were able to view exhibitions before the gallery opened its doors to clothed art lovers," the BBC reported.
Kerry James Marshall Painting "Past Time" Expected To Sell For MillionsA replica of Kerry James Marshall’s painting “Past Time” is on display in the South building at McCormick Place. The retail painting was purchased in 1997 for $25,000 but will soon be up for auction, expecting to sell for millions.