Nearly 100,000 works of art are stolen every year. Though the pretty pictures can be hard to move, thieves had a surprisingly easy time taking them.
An ancient Egyptian masterpiece is in fact a fake created in the 19th century, a researcher says.
ISIS' destruction of art in Iraq's Mosul Museum generated a lot of outrage. Was there an ideological reason for the raid or was it vandalism?
Two sculptures that languished in obscurity for more than a century may be the only surviving bronze works by Michelangelo.
A masterpiece of workmanship, the Lenox Globe measures 4.4 inches across and the hollow copper sphere is engraved in almost microscopic detail.
From a mysterious Greek tomb to revelations about King Richard, 2014 was a big year for big finds.
Earthquakes rattle Florence, raising concerns over the safety of Michelangelo's David. Continue reading →
Sounds thought to have been supernatural, such as echoes in caves and canyons, appear to have inspired many early artists. Continue reading →
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