The 366th anniversary of the birth of German artist and naturalist Maria Sibylla Merian is celebrated in Google’s latest doodle.
It was a "healthy" night of sales at Sotheby's yesterday evening as a contemporary art auction brought in more than £74 million - the auction house's second-highest total for a February sale of contemporary art in London.
Binky regrets sleeping with Andy, Jamie gets in everyone's way and Francis finds out Sophia and Proudlock have split up
'I've always loved fire. But it does get out of control at times...'
A recently-discovered sketch by Andy Warhol is to go on public display for the first time.
Official cosmetics add to fragrance and clothing lines in Pop Art's fashion moment
Amalia Lacroze de Fortabat, who died on 18 February at the age of 90, built a billion-dollar fortune with her late husband's Argentine cement companies and became a leading art collector.
The Art of Monarchy on Radio 4 began with a small black-and-white photograph. In it was a two-year-old girl standing in front of a large ivy-smothered house and staring daggers at the camera. In the background an elderly lady, whom you presumed to be her grandmother, looked benignly on. The date was 1927, the girl was Princess Elizabeth, and the photographer was her father Bertie, the future King George VI.
If food and fashion appear to be – for myriad and obvious reasons – unlikely bedfellows, their relationship is currently enjoying what might not unreasonably be described as a moment.
An exhibition of works by American pop art icons opens tomorrow in London.
A London-based film-maker is suing the Andy Warhol Foundation for failing to authenticate an alleged self-portrait
A collection of Andy Warhol paintings valued in the millions of dollars has been stolen from the home of a Los Angeles businessman, police said yesterday.
Wasps are not quite sure how to handle Danny Cipriani. The boy about town was due to take part in the Investec Cooking Challenge at the restaurant Venturi's Table in Wandsworth tomorrow. But the sponsors had to issue an apology: "Danny has been asked to cancel all public appearances and focus on his rugby. The matter was out of our control." Coming off the bench as a late replacement in the kitchen is Toby Flood, Cipriani's rival for the England No 10 jersey. Yet earlier in the week Wasps, announcing that their Heineken Cup match with Leinster on 17 January would be at Twickenham, were happy to promote Cipriani as a walking billboard. "In the weeks leading up to the game we'll have Danny fighting in the clubs and streaking in the streets to get as much publicity as possible," Tony Copsey, Wasps' chief executive, said. "He's taking the game to a new market. He's a celebrity foremost, a rugby player second."
Think Andy Warhol, think New York. Yet the real inspiration for his art was his gritty, industrial hometown. Charles Darwent visits the city in the week the artist would have turned 80