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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.

Diego Rivera painting sets record at auction

"Los Rivales" sold for US$9.76 million at an auction held by Christie's.

New York judge awards Nazi-looted artworks to Holocaust victim’s heirs

Two paintings by Egon Schiele will be turned over to descendants of Fritz Grünbaum.

Hitler’s portrait of lover to go up for auction

“Portrait of a Girl” is expected to be sold for around 60,000 euros.

Thai magazine sued for ‘blasphemous’ painting of ancient kings

All matters touching on the monarchy are highly sensitive in Thailand, a country where kings have been worshipped as near dieties and are protected by one of the world's harshest royal defamation laws.

Rare Picasso self-portrait expected to fetch US$70 million

A rare Picasso believed to be a self-portrait created when he was under threat of deportation to a Nazi concentration camp is expected to fetch US$70 million at auction, Christie's said Friday as the work went on view in Hong Kong.

First Van Gogh in 20 years to go under hammer in...

The first Van Gogh painting to go under the hammer in France in more than two decades was unveiled Wednesday.

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