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Monday 27 January 2014
Using astronomical measurements a team from the University of Texas were able to work out the exact date that Monet sat down to paint the sunset above
Monday 20 January 2014
Fiona Bruce said the owner has 'bagged themselves the bargain of the century'
Sunday 12 January 2014
This year's charity appeal has raised more than £300,000 for our partner charity, Space for Giants, exceeding last year's total of around £250,000. We are within sight of breaking the record for a charity appeal by this newspaper – £356,000. So more donations would be appreciated.
Wednesday 08 January 2014
Damien Hirst has today unveiled a new spot painting based on Disney character Mickey Mouse.
Friday 03 January 2014
Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, Brussels
Sunday 29 December 2013
Ozick’s The Puttermesser Papers, reissued here for the first time since 1997, was initially published as five separate short stories in magazines. The stories were then produced in book form in 1997, as a novel which was nominated for the IMPAC Prize. Ozick, who has also won the National Book Critics Circle Award and four O Henry Prizes, is known as an intellectual as well as a gifted writer, and this book oozes erudition, with its long segues to the Classics, George Eliot, the history of golems, and so on.
Sunday 08 December 2013
After a trip to Berlin's Bauhaus Archive Museum of Design, the photographer Nicky Walsh and food stylist Max Faber, both 34, came up with the idea of capturing food in a way that paid homage to the German art movement.
Friday 06 December 2013
The so-called Rothschild Prayerbook will go under the hammer in New York after a world tour
Friday 29 November 2013
‘As I get more assured of the fact that I can paint, I don’t mind if my influences show’
Tuesday 26 November 2013
A well-chosen print, be it worth £5 or £500, will pep up your walls and, if you’re lucky, it may become a collector's item
Sunday 24 November 2013
Having for more than 50 years travelled mentally in Stateside realms of literary gold, Iain Sinclair trekked round North America in person in 2011 “hoping to reconnect with the heroes of my youth”. These included the Beats Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, Gregory Corso, and William Burroughs, among other mavericks and rebels whose artistic visions burgeoned, coast to coast, in avant-garde hothouses of the 1950s such as Black Mountain College in North Carolina where the new leading (albeit then underground) lights of Charles Olson, Robert Creeley, Ed Dorn, and their ilk were kindled.
Wednesday 20 November 2013
The former president's hobby really gathered steam when he hired an art teacher to give him pointers
Wednesday 13 November 2013
After Bacon's triptych sold for a record-breaking $142 million, we look at the world's most expensive artworks to have sold at auction
Wednesday 13 November 2013
The 1969 triptych sells for $142.4m (£89.6m) at Christie's in New York, breaking record set by Edvard Munch's 'The Scream'
Saturday 09 November 2013
Here are the answers to this week's quiz...
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?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 100,000 back our campaign
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 3 Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 4 Refugee crisis: Aylan's life was full of fear - in death, he is part of 'humanity washed ashore'
- 5 German police forced to ask public to stop bringing donations for refugees arriving by train