PIETA

  • Korean film 'Pieta' wins at Venice Film Festival September 10, 2012

    Venice: South Korean movie Pieta, an ultraviolent story of a loan shark confronted by a mysterious woman claiming to be his mother, scooped the Golden Lion award for best picture at the Venice film festival. The other big winner on the night was Paul Thomas Anderson's The Master, loosely based on...
  • Bouguereau's "Pieta" tops Old Masters sale June 10, 2010

    New York: A French painting inspired by Michelangelo's "Pieta" topped Christie's midseason Old Masters and 19th century art auction, selling for $2.77 million. Spanning seven centuries of European painting, the sale fetched $11.75 million, nearly double the $6.5 million sold a year earlier. It slightly exceeded the low presale estimate. Georgina Wilsenach,...