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Painting fetches £1.1 mil at Sotheby’s, thanks to Google search

Art piece price is over 7 times the pre-auction estimate.

Painting depicting British MPs as chimps sells for US$12 mil

Bidding for Banksy's work lasted no more than 13 minutes.

Zhan puts special needs artists in the limelight

Zhan Art | Space will be displaying art pieces by special needs individuals in the ‘Kindness is Easy’ exhibition till Oct 6.

British conservationists work to restore acclaimed slavery painting

The painting is one of the first instances of a logo used for a political cause.

World’s most costly painting on Saudi prince’s yacht

London-based art dealer Kenny Schachter says the painting now resides on Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman’s yacht.

Painter transforms BMW i8 into artistic experiment

The artist refers to his work as an automobile sculpture and artistic experiment in form and colour.

Spain’s Prado museum unveils restored Fra Angelico masterpiece

Experts worked for nearly a year at the Madrid museum to enhance the colours of the altarpiece.

A Robert Rauschenberg canvas could fetch US$50 mln at upcoming auction

This imposing eight-foot-tall canvas is dominated by a large photograph of former US president John F. Kennedy.

Mystery of ‘Salvator Mundi’, the world’s most costly painting

The painting was sold at auction by Christie's as a work by da Vinci for a staggering US$450 million.

Hand of God? Bangladeshi’s Messi drawing comes alive

Nahian painted his original artwork six years ago.

Self-shredding Banksy painting goes on display in Germany

The museum will not charge the public to see the painting.

Banksy homage to Bataclan stolen from Paris theatre

Some of Banksy's works in Paris were vandalised soon after they were put up, while others were protected by screens.

But is it art? Pranksters plant missing ‘Picasso’ in Romania

A writer who thought she had found a painting by Pablo Picasso stolen in an infamous art heist six years ago says she was the victim of a 'publicity stunt'.

Old Masters? Cave paintings from 40,000 years ago are world’s earliest...

The painting in Borneo, possibly depicting a native type of wild cattle, is among thousands of artworks discovered decades ago in the remote region.

Trump hangs painting of self at bar with Republican presidents

Others digitally altered images of other protagonists like North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, Trump supporter and rapper Kanye West or Russian President Vladimir Putin onto some of the other presidents' heads.

Saville painting sets auction record for a living female artist

The 7-foot-tall painting depicts a fleshy nude, perched on a stool and gazing in the mirror, scribbled with text.

Abstract Zao Wou-Ki painting fetches US$65 million

Entitled "Juin-Octobre 1985", the abstract artwork was commissioned personally by the world-renowned Chinese-American architect I.M. Pei.

Swiss museum, Cézanne heirs reach deal over painting in Nazi-era trove

La Montagne Sainte-Victoire, painted by Paul Cézanne, will remain owned by the Bern Museum of Fine Art.

Scans reveal newsprint, second painting under Picasso

A page from newspaper Le Journal was used in Pablo Picasso's painting "Mother and Child by the Sea".

Van Gogh painting sells for over 7 million euros

The last sale at a Paris auction of a Van Gogh painting was in the mid-1990s of his "Le Jardin a Auvers" (The Garden at Auvers) which went for $10 million.

Russia urges harshest punishment for Ivan the Terrible painting attacker

Igor Podporin vandalised the painting for "historical reasons".

Monet sister paintings reunited in US for first time

The National Gallery spent months removing a discoloured natural resin varnish from the museum's masterpiece that flattened the work visually.

Dutch art dealer discovers first ‘new’ Rembrandt in 44 years

Jan Six discovered “Portrait of a Young Gentleman” at an auction house.

Picasso ‘accidentally’ damaged, withdrawn from sale

"Le Marin", a painting by Pablo Picasso, had been expected to sell for around US$70 million.