A 25-year-old American, who paid €100 for his raffle ticket, said he had been looking for a picture to hang on his living room
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Sunday 14 October 2012
If the work doesn't grab you, there's always the bin ...
Monday 08 October 2012
The person who wandered into Tate Modern and brazenly scrawled on a Rothko at the weekend committed a totally unoriginal form of art protest.
Saturday 25 August 2012
Friday 17 August 2012
The Government has put a temporary export bar on an early work by Pablo Picasso in a bid to keep it in the country.
Saturday 28 July 2012
British Museum, London
Wednesday 04 July 2012
The sale of one of John Constable's finest works, an idyllic depiction of rural Suffolk, has provoked a bitter dispute in one of Europe's most flamboyant aristocratic families.
Tuesday 12 June 2012
Masterpieces by the likes of Constable, Renoir and Bacon, together valued at more than £200 million, were assembled today for a free temporary exhibition.
Sunday 27 May 2012
Pablo Picasso, the painter, sculptor, founder of Cubism and creator of some 25,000 works of art, was also, it seems, something of a clown.
Saturday 26 May 2012
Today a few fellow travellers and I are taking part in an art class in the cute garden studio of Can Amonita, a quiet Ibicencan villa in the north of the island overlooking the San Juan valley. It is stunningly hot and I am glad to be inside, standing at a giant easel with a smooth piece of charcoal in hand, pretending I'll be able to draw the heavily pregnant naked woman in front of me.
Thursday 03 May 2012
A version of Edvard Munch's classic masterpiece The Scream has fetched a record-breaking $119.9 million (£74 million), making it the most expensive work of art to be sold at auction.
Wednesday 25 April 2012
The bombing of Guernica 75 years ago inspired one of Picasso's best-known works. Now, visitors to this iconic part of Spain's Basque Country will discover a town devoted to peace
Sunday 01 April 2012
French artists of the ancien régime were rarely given to intimate, everyday studies – which is why Chardin's boys at leisure are so enticingly mysterious
Monday 26 March 2012
He committed suicide forgotten, but Keith Vaughan is a master, says Adrian Hamilton
Monday 19 March 2012
It might seem that everything is crashing down around us in Austerity Britain, but judging by the bumper sales figures disclosed by one London auction house, now could be the perfect time to cash in on those artistic masterpieces gathering dust in your attic.
Monday 05 March 2012
Wow. On record, the slender Canadian comes across as a fairly conventional country singer, lamenting her achy breaky heart (“Dying of Another Broken Heart”) and her own dirty deception (“Little Lie”). It’s not material designed – unlike Bonnie Prince Billy and Jim White – to scare the horses.
Ukip supporters are 55 or older, white and socially conservative, finds British Social Attitudes Report
Street preacher quoting from the Bible fined for calling homosexuality an 'abomination'
Woman filmed launching racist tirade against men on the Tube for speaking in 'own lingo'
Katie Hopkins attacked me on Twitter — so I reported her to the police for inciting racial hatred
The West has it totally wrong on Lee Kuan Yew
David Cameron calls Labour 'hopeless, sneering socialists' while announcing 7-day NHS plans
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