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Van Gogh book of drawings slammed as fake

An extraordinary row has broken out over a new book that claims to contain previously unpublished drawings by Dutch master Vincent Van Gogh.

An extraordinary row has broken out over a new book that claims to contain previously unpublished drawings by Dutch master Vincent Van Gogh.

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Prague Toilet Museum victims of own success

Flushed with success, a rare museum in Prague is moving to the Old Town to become more accessible to tourists.

Flushed with success, a rare museum in Prague is moving to the Old Town to become more accessible to tourists.

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Meet your hominid ancestors in Georgia

Archaelogical findings including fossilised bones and artefacts covering almost two million years of human evolution are on show at the Georgian National Museum as part of its exhibition ‘Stone Age…

Archaelogical findings including fossilised bones and artefacts covering almost two million years of human evolution are on show at the Georgian National Museum as part of its exhibition ‘Stone Age…

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Stolen Van Gogh paintings recovered by Italian police

The masterpieces, stolen more than a decade ago in Amsterdam, were found in a house linked to an international drug trafficker in Castellammare di Stabia, near Naples.

The masterpieces, stolen more than a decade ago in Amsterdam, were found in a house linked to an international drug trafficker in Castellammare di Stabia, near Naples.

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Obama opens US black history museum

President Obama has formally opened the US National Museum of African-American History and Culture in Washington – nearly 100 years after it was first proposed by black civil war…

President Obama has formally opened the US National Museum of African-American History and Culture in Washington – nearly 100 years after it was first proposed by black civil war…

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3D Lascaux cave comes to life

A replica of the famous prehistoric Lascaux cave in southern France has been created thanks to 3D technology, that allows for the look, feel and smell of the original to come to life.

A replica of the famous prehistoric Lascaux cave in southern France has been created thanks to 3D technology, that allows for the look, feel and smell of the original to come to life.

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Versailles, fake chairs, and a French antiques scandal

An art scandal is brewing in France after the arrest of two respected antiques dealers on suspicion of selling fake furniture to Versailles.

An art scandal is brewing in France after the arrest of two respected antiques dealers on suspicion of selling fake furniture to Versailles.

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Syria's cultural heritage recreated in Berlin's Pergamon Museum

Berlin's Pergamon museum has set up a project to help integrate refugees where Syrian and Iraqi guides tell visitors of the cultural heritage of their countries.

Berlin's Pergamon museum has set up a project to help integrate refugees where Syrian and Iraqi guides tell visitors of the cultural heritage of their countries.

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The necropolis of Orthi Petra opens a window to the Homeric world

Situated 30km off Rethymnon, Crete, the necropolis of Orthi Petra is part of the wider archaeological site of ancient Eleftherna, a town with continuous habitation from 3000BC to the Byzantine…

Situated 30km off Rethymnon, Crete, the necropolis of Orthi Petra is part of the wider archaeological site of ancient Eleftherna, a town with continuous habitation from 3000BC to the Byzantine…

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The best of Arts in Europe

Leonardo da Vinci: The Mechanics of Genius Leonardo da Vinci: The Mechanics of Genius is the internationally-acclaimed, must-see exhibition of 2016 and demonstrates the full scope of Da Vinci’s remark

Leonardo da Vinci: The Mechanics of Genius Leonardo da Vinci: The Mechanics of Genius is the internationally-acclaimed, must-see exhibition of 2016 and demonstrates the full scope of Da Vinci’s remark

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Tourist attractions in Paris close due to flood threat

Visitors to iconic Paris landmarks and river boat services have been left disappointed as the River Seine rises to its highest in 35 years

Visitors to iconic Paris landmarks and river boat services have been left disappointed as the River Seine rises to its highest in 35 years

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Addicted to art

He doesn’t necessarily know how to pronounce it, but Christoph Müller certainly has a good nose for Danish art, more precisely the ‘Golden Age’ of Danish…

He doesn’t necessarily know how to pronounce it, but Christoph Müller certainly has a good nose for Danish art, more precisely the ‘Golden Age’ of Danish…

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Pompeii museum reopens after 36 years

Pompeii’s Antiquarium Museum has reopened after 36 years. Its new exhibition includes a vivid audio-visual recreation of the moment the ancient city

Pompeii’s Antiquarium Museum has reopened after 36 years. Its new exhibition includes a vivid audio-visual recreation of the moment the ancient city

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Lady Gaga attends Fashion and technology expo in NY

Celebrities such as Lady Gaga and Sienna Miller were among those at an opening of a new fashion exhibition at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art

Celebrities such as Lady Gaga and Sienna Miller were among those at an opening of a new fashion exhibition at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Rome museum offers unique, immersive Caravaggio Experience

Prepare for a whole new kind of cultural experience: a Caravaggio exhibition in Rome that doesn’t feature a single canvas of the fiery Baroque

Prepare for a whole new kind of cultural experience: a Caravaggio exhibition in Rome that doesn’t feature a single canvas of the fiery Baroque

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Visits to Berlin's Islamic Museum restore pride in Syrian refugees

Arabic-language guide Razan Nassreddine says Syrian refugees visiting Berlin’s Museum of Islamic Art often ask her how and when the artefacts clearly

Arabic-language guide Razan Nassreddine says Syrian refugees visiting Berlin’s Museum of Islamic Art often ask her how and when the artefacts clearly

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Putting the art into artificial intelligence as a critic robot tours Quai Branly in Paris

Visitors to Paris' Quai Branly museum of indigenous art will encounter a little robot in a bowler hat which is programmed to record their reactions and then use the data to develop its own taste.

Visitors to Paris' Quai Branly museum of indigenous art will encounter a little robot in a bowler hat which is programmed to record their reactions and then use the data to develop its own taste.

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Postcards from Lyon: The Confluence Museum

The last in our series of Postcards from Lyon comes from one of the French city's newest landmarks

The last in our series of Postcards from Lyon comes from one of the French city's newest landmarks