London’s young art enthusiasts were keen to adopt the fashion tips of the Spanish painter
Elusive Cornelius Gurlitt tells a German magazine he hid the paintings out of ‘love’
They are among gifts of significant cultural, scientific or historic objects handed over to offset inheritance tax
Birds seem extremely lethargic and seemingly fearless
Compotier et tasse, a cubist painting from 1909, had been offered for private sale in New York
He was in the right place at the right time – so why is Chagall regarded as an also-ran of Modernism?
This is a story about making amends for cultural asset-stripping in the grand style. A little over three hundred years ago, the debt-ridden grandson of Sir Robert Walpole, England's first Prime Minister, sold off to Catherine the Great of Russia the great art collection amassed by his grandfather.
Alison Jacques Gallery, London
Cosmetics heir and heavy-weight philanthropist Leonard A Lauder has donated 78 pieces to the museum
Casino magnate who tore masterpiece with his elbow sets record price for artist with deal
Hedge fund manager Steven A. Cohen has bought a famous Picasso painting from casino mogul Steve Wynn for a record price, according to a report in the New York Post.
New overseas owner of 'Child with a Dove' is free to take it home as soon as Courtauld show ends
The Courtauld Gallery, which has brought us a succession of tightl focused small exhibitions in recent years, has come up with another real stunner. Becoming Picasso is the story of the Spanish painter’s arrival – brash, determined and hungry for the bohemian life – in the French capital in 1901.
A few years ago now, former Goldman Sachs employee-turned-venture-philanthropist Yana Peel noticed that her toddler son had become fascinated by a piece of art hanging in the family home. Sara Walking, by Julian Opie, the artist who found widespread acclaim after designing the cover art for Blur: The Best Of, featured a traffic light-like outline of a woman doing precisely what its title suggested: walking.
Amelia Bullmore's funny, filthy dialogue propels three old mates through the highs and lows of friendship
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York