Oscar Eduardo Perén Chunai is 62-year-old artist from Comalapa in Guatemala. He’s never going to get rich with his traditional painting, but it has given him a reach far beyond his homeland. He’s exhibited his work in Europe and China.
The winning bidder of a Banksy painting that self-destructed at an auction last week has said he will nonetheless go ahead with the purchase. Experts say the shredded painting could be worth more than the original.
Radical performance artist Marina Abramovic was attacked at a retrospective of her work in Florence on Sunday when a portrait of the artist was smashed over her head. A Czech national was arrested after the incident.
Renaissance painter Pieter Bruegel's detailed depictions of peasant life are filled with humanity and unusual irony. Vienna's Kunsthistorische Museum showcases the world's largest exhibition of the master's works.
The renowned street artist Banksy has released a video suggesting that the shredding of "Balloon Girl" didn't go as planned. The canvas wasn't totally cut into strips — and the artwork's value likely went up.
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