Splendour and Misery. Images of Prostitution 1850-1910 is a tour de force that has assembled scores of wonderful paintings by Manet, Degas, Cézanne, Van Gogh, Derain, Picasso and many of their lesser-known contemporaries
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
Man in the Opera Hat will be used to raise money to protect the ancient Lebanese city of Tyre
Picasso's grandson has launched an online raffle in association with Sotheby's, giving art lovers a chance to win the 1914 gouache for 100 euros
They are among gifts of significant cultural, scientific or historic objects handed over to offset inheritance tax
Birds seem extremely lethargic and seemingly fearless
Nearly 40 per cent of Norwegians are in favour of demolishing the complex
A court in Bucharest has opened and adjourned the trial of six Romanians accused of stealing seven famous pieces of art from a Dutch museum.
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
One of the best-loved works by Pablo Picasso on display in Britain is set to leave the country next month with Qatar its likely destination. Experts have expressed dismay that Child with a Dove could not be saved for the nation, suggesting steps to increase philanthropy “may not be enough”.
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
Thousands of never-seen-before images will shortly be made available online
With an artist quite so well known as Roy Lichtenstein (can anyone not be aware of his imagery?), it is always tempting for a gallery to try and freshen him up with a novel interpretation. Mercifully Tate Modern, which has been particularly guilty in the past, has decided this time to play it straight.