Art http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/21762/all en On Location Video: India's new art collectors http://www.globalpost.com/internal/video/5692755 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <!--paging_filter--><p>India's rich indulge in a new way to spend their cash.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Rebecca Byerly </div> </div> </div> <p> At India&#39;s largest modern and contemporary art fair, first time buyers are on the rise.</p> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-copyright"> <div class="field-label">Copyright/Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> GlobalPost </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-lead-image"> <div class="field-label">Still Frame:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_lead_image" width="1024" height="683" alt="" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/india_art_2012_2_22_0.jpg?1329911364" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publish-date"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2012:02:22 06:14</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="vid-wrapper"> <script type="text/javascript"> //not in site and viewNode("bb9d4a3fc102f", {player_profile:"_gp3_full", server_detection:true}); </script> </div> Art india On Location India Wed, 22 Feb 2012 11:14:00 +0000 Rebecca Byerly 5692755 at http://www.globalpost.com Italian museum burns works of art to protest budget cuts http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/italy/120418/italian-museum-burns-works-art-protest-budget-cuts Antonio Manfredi, the museum's director, set fire to the first painting on Tuesday. He said, "Our 1,000 artworks are headed for destruction anyway because of the government's indifference."<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/italy/120418/italian-museum-burns-works-art-protest-budget-cuts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Art Italy Wed, 18 Apr 2012 16:39:35 +0000 Priyanka Boghani 5700877 at http://www.globalpost.com 'The Spear,' controversial Jacob Zuma painting, defaced in Jo'burg gallery (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/120522/the-spear-jacob-zuma-painting-defaced The incident was caught on camera by a local TV crew, whose footage shows a middle-aged white man painting a red cross over Zuma's face and a younger black man smearing the rest of Zuma's body with black paint.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/120522/the-spear-jacob-zuma-painting-defaced" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Art Jacob Zuma World Leaders Culture & Lifestyle South Africa Tue, 22 May 2012 13:46:00 +0000 Jessica Phelan 5705118 at http://www.globalpost.com Jacob Zuma 'The Spear' painting case postponed indefinitely http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/120524/the-spear-jacob-zuma-painting-court-case-anc-lawyer Hundreds of Zuma supporters gathered outside the court today, some holding posters that read: "President Zuma has a right to human dignity and privacy."<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/120524/the-spear-jacob-zuma-painting-court-case-anc-lawyer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Art Jacob Zuma Politics South Africa Thu, 24 May 2012 15:21:00 +0000 Erin Conway-Smith 5705451 at http://www.globalpost.com Jacob Zuma 'The Spear' painting removed in deal between ANC, Goodman Gallery http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/120530/zuma-the-spear-painting-removed-anc-deal-goodman-ga The ANC led thousands of its supporters in a march to the art gallery to protest the painting.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/120530/zuma-the-spear-painting-removed-anc-deal-goodman-ga" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Art Jacob Zuma Politics South Africa Wed, 30 May 2012 09:59:55 +0000 News Desk 5706119 at http://www.globalpost.com Greece: Austerity cuts threaten archaeologists, antiquities http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/120612/greece-austerity-cuts-threaten-archaeologists-antiquities “Monuments have no voice. They must have yours."<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/120612/greece-austerity-cuts-threaten-archaeologists-antiquities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Art Greece IMF & World Bank Travel/Tourism Europe Culture & Lifestyle Tue, 12 Jun 2012 15:48:00 +0000 Amy Silverstein 5707629 at http://www.globalpost.com Must see: Air castles for adults (and kids too) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/120702/sculpture-luminaria-nottingham-parkinson <p>Alan Parkinson&rsquo;s &ldquo;luminaria&rdquo; sculpt air and light into objects of startling beauty.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/120702/sculpture-luminaria-nottingham-parkinson" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Art Europe Culture & Lifestyle United Kingdom Sat, 07 Jul 2012 20:30:00 +0000 William Dowell 5710342 at http://www.globalpost.com South African President Jacob Zuma's genitals exposed in another painting (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/120828/south-african-president-jacob-zuma-genitals-exposed-another-painting Artist Ayanda Mabulu said the painting is a "respectful" depiction of Zuma.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/120828/south-african-president-jacob-zuma-genitals-exposed-another-painting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Art Jacob Zuma South Africa Tue, 28 Aug 2012 14:04:00 +0000 Erin Conway-Smith 5717407 at http://www.globalpost.com South African art heist: Thieves steal $2m worth of paintings from Pretoria Art Museum http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/121112/south-african-art-heist-thieves-steal-2m-worth-paintings-pretoria-museum The robbers pretended to be art students, before holding the museum curator at gunpoint.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/121112/south-african-art-heist-thieves-steal-2m-worth-paintings-pretoria-museum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Art South Africa Mon, 12 Nov 2012 19:41:00 +0000 Erin Conway-Smith 5725695 at http://www.globalpost.com South African art heist: Police recover paintings stolen from Pretoria Art Museum http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/121113/south-african-art-heist-police-recover-paintings-stolen-pretoria-museum Sandra Janse van Rensburg, a police spokeswoman, said the paintings were found under a bench in the cemetery yard of a Dutch Reformed Church.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/121113/south-african-art-heist-police-recover-paintings-stolen-pretoria-museum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Art South Africa Tue, 13 Nov 2012 15:09:00 +0000 Erin Conway-Smith 5725808 at http://www.globalpost.com Overseas rich help Sotheby’s break sales record http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/121115/art-sothebys-sales-record-global-economy <p>Abstract expressionism is making a come back. Take that, Damien Hirst.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/121115/art-sothebys-sales-record-global-economy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Art Entertainment Culture & Lifestyle Global Economy Thu, 15 Nov 2012 18:48:08 +0000 Robert Frank, CNBC 5726142 at http://www.globalpost.com The Brueghel Dynasty http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/culture-lifestyle/121221/art-brueghel-dynasty-italy-tel-aviv-israel <p>TEL AVIV ― For anyone headed to Rome between Christmas and April, a lush, <a href="http://www.grandimostrecomo.it/the-exhibition">eye-opening exhibit</a> of Brueghel awaits.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/culture-lifestyle/121221/art-brueghel-dynasty-italy-tel-aviv-israel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Art Travel/Tourism Culture & Lifestyle Israel and Palestine Italy Wed, 26 Dec 2012 11:26:00 +0000 Noga Tarnopolsky 5729950 at http://www.globalpost.com Famous painting by Delacroix defaced by "unstable" woman in France http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/france/130208/famous-painting-delacroix-defaced-unstable-woman-france It's a French cultural travesty: the 1830 painting "Liberty Leading the People," which reportedly inspired New York City's French-made Statue of Liberty, was defaced on Thursday by an "unstable" 28-year-old woman. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/france/130208/famous-painting-delacroix-defaced-unstable-woman-france" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Art France Strange But True Europe Culture & Lifestyle Fri, 08 Feb 2013 12:07:28 +0000 Faine Greenwood 5749918 at http://www.globalpost.com Cuban art opens up to the world http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/cuba/130529/cuban-artists <p>HAVANA &mdash; In a tree-shaded neighborhood that was once home to wealthy Cubans, a stately sea-green mansion with tall Roman columns hides a trove of artistic surprises. The Villa Manuela Gallery reveals the stunning vibrancy of Cuba&rsquo;s contemporary art scene. In a country where people have struggled for decades with governmental restrictions on free expression, artists here exhibit a broader desire for a more open society.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/cuba/130529/cuban-artists" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Art Want to Know Culture & Lifestyle Cuba United States Sat, 15 Jun 2013 14:53:34 +0000 Anne Whiting 5848183 at http://www.globalpost.com Watch Chinese artist Li Hongbo's mind-blowing take on classical sculpture http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/culture-lifestyle/140303/watch-chinese-artist-li-hongbos-mind-blowing-take-classical-s <p>Li Hongbo builds whimsical, strange, and beautiful sculptures by layering several thousand paper sheets - individually gluing each one to the next - until the stack is large enough to start shaping. Then he shaves, chisels, sands, and cuts. He&#39;s made amorphous blobs that stretch and twist, a large log that turns into a massively long worm, and many more things that are awesome.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/culture-lifestyle/140303/watch-chinese-artist-li-hongbos-mind-blowing-take-classical-s" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Art Strange But True Culture & Lifestyle Mon, 03 Mar 2014 14:40:00 +0000 Timothy McGrath 6085421 at http://www.globalpost.com