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Francis Bacon and Rothko lead way as auction records tumble

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Thu 15 Nov, AT 12:02

Sotheby's New York takes record $375m in a day as 'Teflon-coated' art market proves its resilience again

Royal Academy's Summer Exhibition finds a new focus

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Thu 31 May, AT 07:10

A more strictly curated show heralds how good this annual arts fixture could be

Jacob Zuma - penis painting

Jacob Zuma penis painting defaced by vandals

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Tue 22 May, AT 15:21

Portrait that has bitterly divided South Africa for portraying president's genitals is smeared with paint

David Hockney

David Hockney’s art teacher dismisses him as 'a decorator'

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Mon 23 Jan, AT 13:55

Artist’s college professor criticises new exhibition, A Bigger Picture, as 'rubbish'