Arts

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  1. Ancient Afghan citadel collapses, cultural heritage sites at risk

    An ancient tower dating back 2,000 years in the historic Afghan city of Ghazni collapsed this week, local officials said, raising concerns about the vulnerability of the country's cultural heritage and the government's ability to protect them.
  2. Picasso, Leger paintings seen fetching millions at London auction

    Abstract paintings depicting the female form by Pablo Picasso and Fernand Leger are expected to fetch tens of millions of dollars at auction when they go under the hammer next week, according to Christie's auction house.
  3. Leonard Cohen's love letters to Marianne fetch $876,000 at auction

    A collection of more than 50 love letters written by Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen to the woman who inspired "So Long, Marianne" has sold for $876,000, with many going for more than five times their pre-sale estimates, Christie's auction house said on Thursday.
  4. Lost voice of Mexican icon Frida Kahlo surfaces

    Few Mexican icons have enjoyed greater recognition than the painter, Frida Kahlo. Only her voice seemed doomed to oblivion.
  5. Ai-Da, the humanoid robot artist, gears up for first solo exhibition

    Wearing a white blouse and her dark hair hanging loose, Ai-Da looks like any artist at work as she studies her subject and puts pencil to paper. But the beeping from her bionic arm gives her away - Ai-Da is a robot.