Modigliani's Reclining Nude painting has sold for a whopping £113m, making it the second most expensive painting ever sold at auction, after Picasso's Les Femmes D'Alger.
Paintings of British icons including Isaac Newton and William Shakespeare will also be exhibited in the Russian capital
Lots of the ideas involve mechanized devices and flying while others, strangely, involve people interacting with marine life
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Everything was permitted at the Chelsea, apart from attachment parenting
Heated debates are raging after authorities call for the artwork to be covered
From Catalonia via Paris to the shores of Florida
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Tax payers' fund the ultimate MP vanity project – having specially commissioned portraits of themselves painted by the UK's leading artists
In the run-up to Christmas I found myself watching a lot of telly. My friends accuse me of hypocrisy since I used to rail against the evils of TV and even advised people, in a book, to chuck out their telly. I defend myself by blaming my children: I felt bad denying them the pleasures of schoolyard conversation about The X Factor.
Contestant Sam Faiers joins a host of other surprise names
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, Brussels
Varda Caivano works in a studio close to the train tracks in semi-fashionable Hackney Wick, east London, near where she lives with her partner and young son. Her studio is small, with many paintings turned face to the walls. People are coming soon to collect paintings for her upcoming show at a gallery in Tokyo, and she is still considering what to send. "I always take 40 per cent more then I need so I can see how it looks in the space."
Michael Kagan's oil painting was judged the most creative