The remains of works by Picasso, Matisse, and Monet stolen last year were found in an abandoned house. The Romanian mother of a suspect in the theft told police that to protect her son she put the paintings in the stove and burned them. NBC’s Keir Simmons reports.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York art dealer was indicted on Wednesday in connection with an alleged scheme to bilk two Manhattan galleries out of more than $30 million by peddling fake paintings purportedly created by world-renowned artists, federal prosecutors said. Full story
This week’s “Big Idea” comes from a group of elementary school children in Belmar, New Jersey, who are selling decorated sea shells to help restore their town in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. Founder Hannah Doherty and her father Matt tell MSNBC’s Craig Melvin about their efforts.
CNBC's Robert Frank visits one of New York City's most iconic bars to take a look at one very pricey painting.
An artist says her paintings featuring the wives, lovers or muses for California governors were removed from a lounge near Sacramento because the business was afraid the collection would upset female lobbyists. KCRA’s Claire Doan reports.
A gay country song, complete with hilarious and moving animation, has gone viral; there’s furor over the Bea Arthur nude painting that sold for $1.9 million; and the Obama/umbrella/Marines and the vintage Ronald Reagan/sweatpants photo that can’t be missed.
After meeting with Ariel Castro behind bars, the accused kidnapper’s attorneys are speaking out, painting him as a loving dad who is “extremely committed” to his daughter by Amanda Berry, one of the women he’s accused of holding captive for a decade. NBC’s Jeff Rossen reports.
A North Korean man stands in front of a painting featuring late North Korean leaders Kim Jong-il and Kim Il-sung , at the Kimilsungia-Kimjongilia exhibition hall in Pyongyang July 26, 2013. The event was held to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the signing of a truce of the 1950-1953 Korean War.
A painting featuring late North Korean leaders Kim Jong-il and Kim Il-sung is pictured at the Kimilsungia-Kimjongilia exhibition hall, during in an event to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the signing of a truce in the 1950-1953 Korean War, in Pyongyang July 26, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Lee (NORTH K
ATTENTION EDITORS - CAPTION CORRECTION FOR PYO335 TRANSMITTED ON JULY 25, 2013 AT APPROXIMATELY 1320 GMT. THE POSITIONS WERE WRONGLY STATED. THE LATE NORTH KOREAN LEADER KIM II-SUNG IS SEEN ON THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE PAINTING. A CORRECTED VERSION IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWS THIS ADVISORY. WE ARE SORRY FOR ANY
REFILE - CORRECTING POSITIONSA painting featuring late North Korean leaders Kim Jong-il and Kim Il-sung is lit at night, in Pyongyang July 25, 2013. The country is preparing to mark the 60th anniversary of the signing of a truce in the 1950-1953 Korean War. REUTERS/Jason Lee (NORTH KOREA - Tags: