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Shirley Temple, the child star who sang and danced her way into the hearts of Depression-era moviegoers, has died, according to her publicist.
Art often imitates stocks—at least when it comes to prices. But so far this year, stock markets are down and art is up.
Award-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead in his apartment in New York City on Sunday.
In China, cultural traditions are under threat as village life, the bedrock of Chinese culture, disappears amid rapid urbanization, the NY Times reports.
Asia may have grown more modern, but Chinese around the region still turn to local geomancers for advice as the year of the wooden horse gallops in.
New York antiquities dealer Subhash Kapoor is accused of running a global art theft ring for years, authorities tell CNBC.
The billionaire ex-wife of a U.S. casino magnate bought the world's most expensive painting sold at an auction, the Wall Street Journal reported.
The Philippines aims to recover three paintings that a former aide of Imelda Marcos has been jailed in the United States for trying to sell.
A growing number of trendy city-dwellers are taking lessons in archaic – and sometimes weird – skills to stand out from the crowd.
It is often more difficult for those seeking restitution to win it in the U.S. than in Germany or many other European countries, experts say.
The ownership of the artwork has been contested during a three-week trial in which Fawcett's final wishes and her relationship with O'Neal were dissected.
Edward Hopper's famous portrait of economic hardship has just become the new symbol of unbridled wealth.
Norman Rockwell's "Saying Grace" sold on Wednesday for more than $46 million, double its high pre-sale estimate.
From art to real estate and equities — we could be in bubble territory. Here's how Michael Yoshikami suggests you hedge against potential bubbles.
Francis Bacon's painting "Three Studies of Lucian Freud" became the most expensive work of art ever sold when it fetched $142.4 million.
Lackluster sales at a recent Christie's auction may not be a sign that the frothy art market is finally breaking down.
His artworks have sold for over $1 million - but this weekend the infamous graffiti artist Banksy sold canvasses for just $60 each on a stall in New York.
What happens when Batman and The Joker meet up at New York Comic Con? Attendees tell us what they're excited about this year.
The graffiti artist Banksy has hit New York City—and the city's enterprising hustlers have decided to capitalize.
Tom Clancy, the best-selling author of "The Hunt for Red October" and other wildly successful technological thrillers, has died. He was 66.
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