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China’s largest ever Picasso exhibition opens

The largest Picasso exhibition ever held in China opens, featuring more than 100 works – many of them from the artist's early years.

Picasso, Leger paintings seen fetching millions at London auction

Abstract paintings depicting the female form by Pablo Picasso and Fernand Leger are expected to fetch tens of millions of dollars at auction when they go under the hammer next week.

Picasso in Ivory Coast? A village tells of its brush with...

Whether in tourist brochures or online, it is not unusual to find references to Picasso's reputed visit to Fakaha.

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'.

Paris show blends happiness and melancholia of young Picasso

The show begins with the Blue period, marked by the artist's frequent travels between Paris and Barcelona, discovering the possibilities of avant-garde expressionisms while still under the more classic influences of his father, an art teacher.

Picasso’s early works to go on show in Paris

At its focus will be a large number of paintings and drawings from the years 1900-1906, described as a critical period in the artist's career.

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.

Picasso painting could be part of largest art collection ever sold

"Young Girl with a Flower Basket" is expected to be sold for between US$90 million and US$120 million.

Picasso painting star of Rockefeller art ‘sale of the century’

One of Picasso's most unsettling paintings returns to Paris on Friday more than a century after he painted it here, as a taster for what is being billed the art "sale of the century".

13 Picassos sold in a couple of days and 1 firm...

The leading work of the week was a 1937 portrait of Picasso’s young muse and lover Marie-Therese Walter that fetched 49.8 million pounds, surpassing the presale estimate at Sotheby’s.

Picasso’s hidden mistress set to fetch millions at sale

The main subject of the piece, Marie-Therese Walter, was the Spanish painter's 'longtime lover and muse', but the looming figure of Dora Maar, whom he met in 1936, emerges in the shadows behind Walter.

Rare Picasso painting in Hong Kong ahead of historic auction

The painting is expected to sell for approximately $50 million.

Picasso, yacht and diamond necklace in DoJ’s latest suit over 1MDB

US government says that some of the assets linked to the fund described in the complaints were given away by the conspirators as gifts