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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Wednesday 23 March 2011
16 rare examples of Pablo Picasso lithograph portraits go on show at a London gallery tomorrow.
Monday 07 March 2011
Picasso's Nude, Green Leaves and Bust, painted by the artist in a single day in 1932, shows his mistress Marie-Thérèse Walter reclining in front of a bust of herself, as rendered in distinctive blue and lilac by the Spanish master. Last May, the painting became the most expensive work ever sold at auction, passing between two private collectors for $106m (£70m) at a sale at Christie's, New York.
Alfred Burke: Actor best known for his portrayal of the seedy private detective Frank Marker in 'Public Eye'
Saturday 19 February 2011
Tall, lean and intense, Alfred Burke swapped roles as screen villains to make the seedy private detective Frank Marker in Public Eye a television institution for 10 years.
Friday 28 January 2011
Christie's enjoyed record sales last year as demand for contemporary art rebounded strongly.
Tuesday 04 January 2011
Les Parents Terribles, Donmar Trafalgar, London </br> The Cradle Will Rock, Arcola, London </br> Beauty and the Beast, NT Cottesloe, London
Sunday 05 December 2010
Tuesday 30 November 2010
The mysterious emergence of 271 previously unknown works by Pablo Picasso could be about to rewrite the history of 20th-century art and trigger a lengthy legal battle.
Tuesday 30 November 2010
Monday 29 November 2010
A retired electrician is at the centre of a legal battle after coming forward with more than 200 unknown paintings by Picasso.
Friday 19 November 2010
As one of Pablo Picasso’s long-suffering muses, French photographer Dora Maar was most famously depicted by her Spanish lover in a state of intense distress. For Picasso to show her looking almost serene, therefore, is something of a benevolent departure for the Cubist master.
Friday 05 November 2010
Sunday 03 October 2010
Sunday 29 August 2010
Wednesday 09 June 2010
Friday 04 June 2010
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
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?
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