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
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Inflated praise can lead to kids retreating into their shell - and worry they will have to reach the same standard in future tasks
Various Viennese painters are currently showing themselves off in a brilliant show entitled Facing the Modern at the National Gallery, including this portrait by Moll
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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.
Research experts reject claim in biography that artist was murdered by 16-year-old schoolboy
The man who pays his way
Antoni Tàpies was recovering from a lung infection in a mountain sanatorium during his late teens when he began reading the fiction and philosophy that would shape his later oeuvre. The year was 1942.
In one year, Picasso staged his first show, lost his soulmate, and forged the giddying range of styles that revealed his pedigree and future
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 Georgian woman who claimed to be 132-years-old - making her the world’s oldest human being ever - has died.
Baltimore Museum of Art
Art historians say it was suicide – but a new book claims he met his demise in a shooting accident
The Tate's scrupulously curated show illustrates the impact on British art of the short-lived Vorticist movement, abruptly ended by a shot in Sarajevo
Publishers battle to bag Morrissey memoir