The Big Six: from outdoor Jacuzzis and inky interiors to views of the Eiffel Tower
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Friday 08 November 2013
A penetrating study of a president that captures his extravagant complexities
Wednesday 02 October 2013
200,000 paintings, sculptures and other artefacts from museum’s cellars will now be stored in Pas de Calais
Sunday 29 September 2013
Gravy-stained painting thought to be a copy has now been confirmed as master painter’s work
Disneyland Paris feels fury of disenchanted customers as more than 5,000 visitors sign petition demanding higher standards
Friday 13 September 2013
Theme park enthusiast starts petition after being shocked by closed attractions and 're-heated food in one of the most expensive restaurants'
Saturday 10 August 2013
Scientists hope to match DNA from a skeleton to reveal identity of woman thought to be Leonardo da Vinci's muse
Wednesday 07 August 2013
The Mona Lisa is one of the most reproduced images of all time, but art fans may struggle to make out that enigmatic smile on one unusual replica.
Saturday 22 June 2013
The man who pays his way
Tuesday 14 May 2013
The author on what is expected to be this year's publishing sensation
Monday 29 April 2013
Stalled by downturns, delays and even the threat of a boycott by artists over the conditions of the building workers, Abu Dhabi’s masterplan to convert a vast sandy swathe of Saadiyat Island into a world-beating “cultural quarter” has sometimes looked like a desert mirage.
Wednesday 17 April 2013
Zao Wou-Ki was an artist whose work unites Oriental landscapes with the influences of abstraction and of the Paris School. His signature, which combines a first name in Chinese characters and the Zao family name in Western script, symbolises this synthesis of Eastern and Western cultures in his paintings.
Tuesday 16 April 2013
The curator of the Abu Dhabi branch of the Louvre says no artistic subjects are off limits as the museum builds its collection for the planned 2015 opening.
Saturday 13 April 2013
The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is stunning, but will the tourists come?
Thursday 14 February 2013
New tests on a painting billed as the original version of the Mona Lisa, Leonardo da Vinci's 15th century portrait, have produced fresh proof that it is the work of the Italian master, a Swiss-based art foundation claims.
Friday 08 February 2013
Woman held after scrawling message in marker pen on work that inspired Les Misérables
Friday 08 February 2013
A woman was seized by security guards after using marker pen to deface one of the most famous paintings by Eugene Delacroix at an exhibition in northern France.
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 2 'Heartbreaking' Syria orphan photo wasn't taken in Syria and not of orphan
- 3 Malnourished two-year-old found being breastfed by dog in Chile
- 5 YouTube video shows woman verbally abusing takeaway staff 'because they used green peppers'