Arts and Entertainment Peri Cochin, organiser of the raffle 'One Picasso for 100 Euros', stands in front of the goauche 'L'Homme au Gibus, 1914' (Man with Opera Hat) by painter Pablo Picasso

Man in the Opera Hat will be used to raise money to protect the ancient Lebanese city of Tyre

Constellations, Theatre Upstairs, Royal Court, London

Not since Mike Bartlett's Cock, so to speak, have I been so exhilarated by a new play premiered at the Royal Court's Theatre Upstairs. 

JMW Turner's Banks of the Loire (1829), in the National Gallery's Turner Inspired: In the Light of Claude from March

Hockney and Turner take the scenic route

It's a good year for British landscapes, but Munch and Mondrian lead the Continental challenge

'Picasso of India' dies after five years in exile

Maqbool Fida Husain, the painter dubbed the "Picasso of India", died yesterday in London five years after Hindu zealots who were angry at his work forced him to leave his homeland. He was 95.

The new cubism: An innovative London architect is changing the face of the suburban extension

Glass, house and garden meet in his hi-tech spaces

Rare Picasso lithographs on show in London

16 rare examples of Pablo Picasso lithograph portraits go on show at a London gallery tomorrow.

Robert Marc: Cubist artist

Robert Marc's Cubist works are on show for the first time in the UK, having been hidden from the public eye for twenty years.

Mondrian / De Stijl, Centre Pompidou, Paris

This fascinating show charts Mondrian's journey from Dutch landscapes to abstract grids, and his obsession with geometry – and the colour green

Picasso: Let's not over-praise a great artist

As auction-frenzy over a rare etching builds, Michael Glover says we are too often misled by the Picasso industry

Album: Various artists, Afrocubism (World Circuit)

The Buena Vista Social Club as it was originally meant to be, with Malians jamming down with Cubans; except that the Africans didn't show up first time round.

The Tightrope Walker, Timothy Taylor Gallery, London

Try as it did to recover from its hidden wounds, French art was dealt a mortal blow by the Second World War

Picasso: Peace and Freedom, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool

Picasso was a communist party member, but he would have been locked up for his art under Stalin

Picasso: Peace and Freedom

A major new exhibition will launch at Tate Liverpool later week, with over 150 works by Pablo Picasso set to go on display.

Great Works: Running Man (circa 1932), Kasimir Malevich

Musee National d'Art Moderne, Paris

John Lichfield: Moving story of the missing 'Picasso'

Paris Notebook: He left a painting on the studio wall to thank the BBC for having been the voice of freedom in France from 1940-44

Great Works: Holly Leaf on Red Background (1928), Fernand Léger

Private Collection, Paris
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