If compared by size, an 1856 stamp that is to be sold at a New York auction is more valuable than any art ever under the hammer.
Russia's Pyotr Pavlensky's nailing of his scrotum to Red Square isn't as unique as you might think: some have done much more in the name of art.
Exhibitions of works by artists from Sudan and Benin have reflected a step change towards Tate's more globalised view of modern art.
The giants of US art are backing Barack Obama for president. But then, writes Jonathan Jones, America's artists have always leaned left.
Afghan incident shows it is no longer surprising that violence and cruelty are self-documented, writes Jonathan Jones.
One of the best things about the film Tintin is the return of the intrepid reporter.
The art in this beautiful city evokes a world of decadence and indulgence. And so does the cuisine.
Tattoos have gone mainstream. But are they art?
In some cases the readiness to inflict one's dearth of artistic talent on a helpless world may be a sign of far worse things to come.
The footage showing a lone gunman shooting randomly before turning his fire on the cameraman is too raw not to be real.