Art and Culture


  • How important is art to corporates?     Friday, 10 Oct 2014 | 3:45 AM ET

    Nicola Shaw, CEO of HS1, the owner of London's St. Pancras station, discusses why the company installs a new piece of art every year and the benefits of that.

  • New celeb magazine ducks the grocery store lineup Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 3:32 PM ET

    Talent agency The Wall Group has launched an online publication featuring Hollywood, TV and fashion.

  • Pink diamond sells for $17.7 million Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 | 2:07 PM ET
    The 8.41-Ct internally flawless purple-pink diamond auctioned off by Sotheby's

    Diamonds, they say, are the products of pressure. And now pressures in the global economy may be pushing diamond prices even higher.

  • Pro-democracy demonstrators protest in front of the Government Complex in Hong Kong on Oct. 2, 2014.

    While small stores shutter during protests, Hong Kong's luxury retailers weather the storm, the Financial Times reports.

  • Would you like your iPhone deep fried? Friday, 3 Oct 2014 | 2:20 PM ET
    Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus unveiled.

    Henry Hargreaves has found a new way to dispose of your old gadgets and it involves a deep fryer.

  • Hong Kong unrest could rattle big auctions Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 4:09 PM ET
    A protester covers his face as riot police fire teargas after thousands of demonstrators blocked the main street to the financial district Central in Hong Kong on Sept. 28, 2014.

    Trouble in the streets could disrupt a big series of art and collectible auctions in Hong Kong over the next few weeks.

  • Americans snack differently than rest of the world Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 11:23 AM ET

    The snack is nibbling away at how the world eats, drinks and lives, USA Today reports.

  • Modern art sales break record     Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    Sales of post-war art broke records in the first half of 2014. Katharine Arnold, associate director at Christie's, tells CNBC. She discusses the latest trends in the market.

  • In Kansas, October's the time to prepare for zombies Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 2:09 PM ET

    In Topeka, Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback will designate October as Zombie Preparedness Month Friday, according to KSN.com

  • Joan Rivers treatment an example of 'VIP Syndrome'? Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 11:58 AM ET
    Joan Rivers in 2012

    Joan Rivers' treatment may be an example of what is known as "V.I.P. Syndrome," in which famous patients get special treatment, The NYT reports.

  • Chicago, NY, Hawaii on Obama library's short list Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 5:42 PM ET
    Barack Obama

    The four institutions will now have until December to submit formal, in-depth proposals detailing their vision for the library.

  • 13-Year old fashion prodigy     Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 11:51 AM ET

    Isabella Rose Taylor is 13-years old and has already debuted her first New York Fashion Week runway show, and currently has designs at Nordstrom. Fashion designer Taylor explains how she plans to take advantage of social media.

  • Zapata gets artsy at NYC's W hotel     Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 10:45 AM ET

    Contemporary artist Domingo Zapata, and Scott Gerber, Gerber Group CEO, discuss the launch of "Studio" at the W New York Union Square hotel. Zapata used the lounge as his personal canvas to paint his interpretation of "Alice in Wonderland."

  • Restaurant bans ketchup for customers over age 10 Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 10:21 AM ET

    At Mad Fresh Bistro in Fort Myers, Florida, chef and owner Xavier Duclos wants customers to try his creations without Ketchup, NBC News reports.

  • Next wave of Korea craze about to start Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 6:27 PM ET
    South Korean singer Psy

    As the Korean wave continues, lucrative foreign investments from France to China could spark the next rush for the country's pop culture.

  • Annual tomato fight in Spain     Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 1:40 PM ET

    A look at the annual tomato battle in Bunol, Spain, with CNBC's Sue Herrera.

  • Amazon pushes further into original content Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 12:35 PM ET
    Director Steven Soderbergh

    Thursday Amazon launches its third wave of original pilots: three half-hour comedies and two hour-long dramas with big names attached.

  • India’s growth engine set to rev up Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 6:39 PM ET

    After two consecutive years of sub-5 percent growth, India's economy looks to have snapped out of its funk in the April-June quarter.

  • Art lawsuit drags in powerful collecting family Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 1:59 PM ET
    Ron Perelman, chairman and CEO of MacAndrews & Forbes.

    A widely watched lawsuit between a billionaire and top art tycoon has expanded to include one of the most secretive and powerful families in the art world.

  • $10+ Million art fight     Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 1:39 PM ET

    Billionaire Ronald Perelman and art dealer Larry Gagosian continue to battle in the art world. CNBC's Robert Frank reports Cy Twombly's piece is at the center of the fight.

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