Edvard Munch's The Scream to be sold at auction. One of four versions of famous painting could achieve $80,000,000, making it one of most expensive art works sold at auction. It is the only version in private hands.
Rembrandt's painting The Old Rabbi authenticated as one of pair... identification by leading expert on 17th century Dutch masters will add millions to artwork last publicly exhibited in 1950. But after more than half a century of being overlooked, it has been authenticated as a genuine and outstanding work by Rembrandt. Rembrandt's Portrait of an Old Man, or The Old Rabbi, was identified by Woburn Abbey curator Chris Gravett. Photograph: Graham Turner
“A Card Player” (1892-96), a watercolor study by Cézanne, has turned up in a private collection. For nearly six decades a Cézanne watercolor depicting Paulin Paulet, a gardener on the artist’s family estate near Aix-en-Provence, was familiar to scholars only as a black-and-white photograph. No one knew if the actual work, a study for Cézanne’s celebrated “Card Players” paintings, still existed and, if it did, who owned it.
A Sculpture Made of 10,000 Balloons Redefines Balloon Art (links to story about artist Jason Hackensworth)
Japanese photographer Sohei Nishino created these wonderful pieces of art by actually using individual pictures of landmarks and locations to map out the city. The Diorama Maps are made from Nishino's experience of traveling around a city. He sketches a rough outline of the city's layout and then cuts up pictures and glues them into a map. It's not going to be completely accurate but you can definitely see the shape and more importantly the soul of the city come to life with his maps.
Illustrator, graphic designer and art director Eiko Ojala has a talent for three dimensional illustrations. When you first see his work, you might think you are looking at layers of paper collaged together. However, in reality, each piece is actually drawn on the computer by the Estonian artist.
Litzlberg on the Attersee... Klimt painting fetches $40,400,000. The work, a 1915 Gustav Klimt landscape, depicts a lake in western Austria. It was looted by the Nazis and recently returned to the owner's grandson, who sold it for $ 40.4m (£ 25.4m) at a New York auction.