Woman to keep shredded Banksy Girl With Balloon painting
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Woman to keep shredded Banksy Girl With Balloon painting

Buyer who paid £1.04m for artwork says she has her ‘own piece of art history’
12 Oct 2018
Fury over artwork inviting visitors to pose as Isis victims
Jihadi John
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Fury over artwork inviting visitors to pose as Isis victims

Installation by 22-year-old Anne Bothmer imitates a fairground picture board with face holes
12 Sep 2018
Is $450m Leonardo da Vinci painting a fake?
Salvator Mundi on display before auction in New York
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Is $450m Leonardo da Vinci painting a fake?

Unveiling of world’s most expensive artwork at Louvre Abu Dhabi postponed
4 Sep 2018
Philip Volkers reveals magic of Burning Man in new book
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Philip Volkers reveals magic of Burning Man in new book

The long-time photographer of the mystical Nevada festival brings his work to London to coincide with his new collection
29 Aug 2018
Philip Volkers brings life to Burning Man
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Philip Volkers brings life to Burning Man

The long-time photographer of the mystical Nevada festival brings his work to London to coincide with his new book
28 Aug 2018
Frida’s food: Kahlo-themed brunch in Leicester Square
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Frida’s food: Kahlo-themed brunch in Leicester Square

Mexican food and cocktails at Leicester Square Kitchen are a sultry companion to the V&A’s new show
24 Jul 2018
Dog Photographer of Year: all the winners
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Dog Photographer of Year: all the winners

The annual competition, run by The Kennel Club, celebrates all things canine
17 Jul 2018
Bill Gold: Hollywood artist’s most iconic movie posters
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Bill Gold: Hollywood artist’s most iconic movie posters

Illustrator designed more than 2,000 film posters in a 70-year Hollywood career
21 May 2018
Adolf Hitler’s painting of French lover up for auction
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Adolf Hitler’s painting of French lover up for auction

Busty portrait by Nazi leader expected to fetch at least £52,000 when it goes under the hammer in Germany
6 Apr 2018
Artful intuition: painting is personal for Robi Walters
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Artful intuition: painting is personal for Robi Walters

Forty-four-year-old opens a new gallery in London's Soho
9 Jan 2018
Five of the best art holidays
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Five of the best art holidays

From a few days painting Scottish seabirds to a fortnight’s art safari in southern Africa
21 Dec 2017
The Art of The Week: ten years of covers by Howard McWilliam
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The Art of The Week: ten years of covers by Howard McWilliam

New book offers unique insight into the creative process behind The Week’s much-lauded illustrations
12 Dec 2017
Lubaina Himid wins Turner Prize - in pictures
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Lubaina Himid wins Turner Prize - in pictures

At 63, artist is oldest winner and first black woman to pick up the art award
6 Dec 2017
Lubaina Himid wins Turner Prize
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Lubaina Himid wins Turner Prize

6 Dec 2017
How to buy contemporary art
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How to buy contemporary art

Curator Michael Doohan on how to get going on your art collection
28 Nov 2017
The Art of The Week
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The Art of The Week

24 Nov 2017
JonOne: graffiti's thinking man
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JonOne: graffiti's thinking man

The artist talks inspiration and his new collaboration with Hennessy
16 Nov 2017
Leonardo da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi sells for $450m
Long-lost Da Vinci artwork smashes auction world record
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Leonardo da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi sells for $450m

The portrait of Christ, deemed ‘lost’ since the 18th century, smashes auction records
16 Nov 2017
Louvre ditches 'bestiality' sculpture deemed too explicit
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Louvre ditches 'bestiality' sculpture deemed too explicit

The Domestikator, which appears to show a human having sex with a four-legged creature, has found a home at the Pompidou Centre
18 Oct 2017
Nude sketch of Mona Lisa may have been found in France
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Nude sketch of Mona Lisa may have been found in France

The Monna Vanna charcoal is likely to have been drawn, at least in part, by Leonardo da Vinci
29 Sep 2017
Artes Mundi shortlist announced
 Still from The Tempest Society, a film by Moroccan-French artist Bouchra Khalili
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Artes Mundi shortlist announced

Bouchra Khalili in line for Britain’s biggest prize for international contemporary art
12 Sep 2017
Salvador Dali moustache 'still intact' after exhumation
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Salvador Dali moustache 'still intact' after exhumation

Famed surrealist artist's body uncovered in ordered to take paternity test
21 Jul 2017
Thrilling' Gainsborough sketches found at Windsor Castle
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Thrilling' Gainsborough sketches found at Windsor Castle

Sketches by 18th century artist wrongly attributed to another painter for more than 100 years
10 Jul 2017
Beauty and the beasts: 2017 Wildlife Artist of the Year
The Mirror of Soul by Angela Ongaro
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Beauty and the beasts: 2017 Wildlife Artist of the Year

See some of the art works competing for the David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation's annual prize
19 May 2017
Tate gallery asks staff to help buy their boss a boat
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Tate gallery asks staff to help buy their boss a boat

Employees asked to contribute towards Nicholas Serota's leaving gift amid long-running pay dispute
28 Apr 2017
Capturing Lightness: 3D photography features famous faces
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Capturing Lightness: 3D photography features famous faces

British light artist Chris Levine shoots some of the UK's most loved icons in new show
23 Apr 2017
Saatchi Gallery: From Selfie to Self-Expression
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Saatchi Gallery: From Selfie to Self-Expression

Exploring the social media phenomenon, this new exhibition gives members of the public the chance to have their own self-portraits on show
22 Mar 2017
'Spiderman' art thief jailed for Paris museum heist
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'Spiderman' art thief jailed for Paris museum heist

Burglar and two accomplices ordered to pay €104m after works from Matisse, Picasso and others disappear
21 Feb 2017
America after the Fall: Iconic Depression-era art in London
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America after the Fall: Iconic Depression-era art in London

21 Feb 2017
Wanderlust Travel Photo of the Year 2016
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Wanderlust Travel Photo of the Year 2016

10 Feb 2017
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2016: Winners' gallery
Winner, adult Grand Prize: Entwined Lives
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Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2016: Winners' gallery

US snapper Tim Laman's shot of an orangutan high above the forest floor takes the Grand Prize
19 Oct 2016
Artistic freedom: Abstract Expressionism in the spotlight
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Artistic freedom: Abstract Expressionism in the spotlight

26 Aug 2016
Iconic Armada portrait of Elizabeth I saved by the public
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Iconic Armada portrait of Elizabeth I saved by the public

Donations from more than 8,000 people helped ensure that the masterpiece remains in Britain
29 Jul 2016
£67,000 crossword artwork filled out in biro by 91-year-old
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£67,000 crossword artwork filled out in biro by 91-year-old

Elderly woman questioned after completing 39-year-old gallery piece designed to look like a blank word puzzle
15 Jul 2016
Is Banksy warning kids about the corrupt political system?
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Is Banksy warning kids about the corrupt political system?

Mystery street artist 'bombs' Bristol primary school with 'refreshing' new mural
7 Jun 2016
Modern-art fans mistake pair of glasses for exhibit
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Modern-art fans mistake pair of glasses for exhibit

Large crowd of visitors caught out by teenage prankster at San Francisco gallery
27 May 2016
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