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1,000 Year-Old Dog Skeletons Found in Lima, Peru

1,000 Year-Old Dog Skeletons Found in Lima, Peru

Peruvian archaeologists have uncovered remains of over 100 dogs thought to be 1,000 years old in the ancient ruins of Parque de las Leyendas in Lima, Peru. continue reading »

Ecuadorian Artist Brings Imagination to Everyday Objects

Ecuadorian Artist Brings Imagination to Everyday Objects

Ecuadorian Artist Javier Perez is changing the way people look at common objects. Taking everyday items such as paperclips and forks, Perez uses his creativity to re-imagine the objects in a whimsical way. continue reading »

MEXICO: Recovered Antiquities Now on Display in National Museum

MEXICO: Recovered Antiquities Now on Display in National Museum

Thousands of Mexican antiquities are scattered around the world, with illegally obtained archaeological items rarely being returned to Mexico. continue reading »

ArtBo Festival to Showcase 65 Galleries in Colombia

ArtBo Festival to Showcase 65 Galleries in Colombia

The 9th Bogota International Art Fair, or ArtBo, Colombia's largest art festival, will open its doors to the public on Friday, showcasing the holdings of 65 galleries from 21 countries. continue reading »

SPAIN: Man Accused of Trafficking Antiquities Acquitted

SPAIN: Man Accused of Trafficking Antiquities Acquitted

A Costa Rican citizen accused of illegally exporting some 1,400 pieces of pre-Colombian art was acquitted by a court in this northwestern Spanish city, his attorney told Efe Tuesday. continue reading »

Colombian artist Fernando Botero Relives Childhood in New Paintings

Colombian artist Fernando Botero Relives Childhood in New Paintings

Colombian artist Fernando Botero has taken a nostalgic look back at his childhood with a new work titled "Circus: Paintings and Work on Paper." continue reading »

Disabled Artists in Colombia Receive Assistance by Art Foundation

Disabled Artists in Colombia Receive Assistance by Art Foundation

Norway, Denmark, Spain, the Dominican Republic and Ecuador are among the countries that have hosted exhibitions of the work of disabled Colombian artists organized by the Arte y Talentos Especiales (Art and Special Talents) project, an innovative effort to help handicapped artists earn a living from their creative work. continue reading »

Mexican Architect Modernizes the Pyramid House

Mexican Architect Modernizes the Pyramid House

Mexican architect Juan Carlos Ramos has designed an architectural visualization project as a part of an architectural competition. This concept home, known as "Pyramid House," exemplifies clean lines. continue reading »

Check Out Argentina’s Adrian Villar Rojas Work in New London Exhibit

Check Out Argentina’s Adrian Villar Rojas Work in New London Exhibit

Argentine Artist Adri├ín Villar Rojas is presenting a new exhibition at the Serpentine Sackler Gallery in London. The exhibit, "Today We Reboot The Planet," will run from September 26 to November 10. continue reading »

Gallery Weekend Brings Contemporary Art to Mexico City

Gallery Weekend Brings Contemporary Art to Mexico City

Mexico City residents have an opportunity this weekend to learn about contemporary art at Gallery Weekend, organizers said. continue reading »

Expert Discovers Industrial Salt Processing Plant in Ancient Mayan City

Expert Discovers Industrial Salt Processing Plant in Ancient Mayan City

An industrial salt processing plant of the Maya Preclassic Period in Guatemala, which produced as much as 24,000 tons of salt per year, was discovered at Salinas de los Nueve Cerros (Saltworks of the Nine Hills), one of the most ancient cities of the Mayan civilization, American archaeologist Brent Woodfill said. continue reading »

Christie’s Auctions “Homme Assis” by Picasso for $1.8 Million in China

Christie’s Auctions “Homme Assis” by Picasso for $1.8 Million in China

Christie's sold in Shanghai for $1.8 million the first painting by Spanish artist Pablo Picasso ever auctioned in China. continue reading »

L.A. Museum Honors Late Mexican Cinematographer Gabriel Figueroa

L.A. Museum Honors Late Mexican Cinematographer Gabriel Figueroa

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art gave a press preview of an upcoming exhibition of the work of late Mexican cinematographer Gabriel Figueroa. continue reading »

Berlin Museum Hosts Picasso Exhibition Celebrating Women, Bulls

Berlin Museum Hosts Picasso Exhibition Celebrating Women, Bulls

A new exhibition at Berlin's Kupferstichkabinett Museum provides visitors with a window into Spanish artist Pablo Picasso's passion for women and bulls via 180 prints, drawings, paintings and other works. continue reading »

Frida Kahlo Inspires Mexican Designer Rolando Santana’s Collection

Frida Kahlo Inspires Mexican Designer Rolando Santana’s Collection

Mexican designer Rolando Santana used the runways at New York Fashion Week to create an ode to femininity, unveiling a colorful collection inspired by iconic artist Frida Kahlo. continue reading »