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Unique talent saves Pigcasso from the slaughterhouse

Pigcasso was originally bred to be slaughtered at a pig farm but was rescued at just four weeks old by Joanne Lefson, who was upset by the squalid conditions she was kept…

Pigcasso was originally bred to be slaughtered at a pig farm but was rescued at just four weeks old by Joanne Lefson, who was upset by the squalid conditions she was kept…

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Unfinished Da Vinci masterpiece returned to Florence

Leonardo da Vinci’s unfinished masterpiece, ‘Adoration of the Magi’, has been returned to Florence’s Uffizi Gallery, where it will be on display until September…

Leonardo da Vinci’s unfinished masterpiece, ‘Adoration of the Magi’, has been returned to Florence’s Uffizi Gallery, where it will be on display until September…

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Two stolen Van Gogh paintings back on display in Amsterdam

Two priceless paintings by Vincent Van Gogh are once again hanging in an Amsterdam museum 14 years after being stolen by the mafia.

Two priceless paintings by Vincent Van Gogh are once again hanging in an Amsterdam museum 14 years after being stolen by the mafia.

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Trump on canvas in Kenya thanks to artist Evans Yegon

One of the most famous faces on the planet is now on canvas in Kenya the birthplace of the father of the man Donald Trump will replace in the White House.

One of the most famous faces on the planet is now on canvas in Kenya the birthplace of the father of the man Donald Trump will replace in the White House.

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An Art Deco sensory feast in 360 degrees

We bring you 360 degree footage from Lyon, France where a painting of a mystery woman is brought to life with the haunting melody of a 16th century theorbo

We bring you 360 degree footage from Lyon, France where a painting of a mystery woman is brought to life with the haunting melody of a 16th century theorbo

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Glamorous divas and sensual women in the Gerda Wegener exhibition in Denmark

The unusual story of a love between a painter and her muse that transcends gender boundaries is also the subtitle of the current exhibition ‘Gerda Wegener’, presented by the Danish Art Museum Arken ne

The unusual story of a love between a painter and her muse that transcends gender boundaries is also the subtitle of the current exhibition ‘Gerda Wegener’, presented by the Danish Art Museum Arken ne

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360º Video: noon at the Museum

Once a month, Lyon’s Arts and Crafts Museum organises a guided tour, focused on a particular piece of artwork and a concert related to the piece.

Once a month, Lyon’s Arts and Crafts Museum organises a guided tour, focused on a particular piece of artwork and a concert related to the piece.

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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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Syrian children's paintings on display in Shanghai

A non-governmental organization in China is exhibiting paintings by Syrian children to raise awareness about the migrants crisis from the war-torn country.

A non-governmental organization in China is exhibiting paintings by Syrian children to raise awareness about the migrants crisis from the war-torn country.

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Capturing wildlife on Art Safari

A group of safari artists have the privilege to create a still life of the fastest land animal, the cheetah, at the Na an Kuse Game Reserve, Namibia.

A group of safari artists have the privilege to create a still life of the fastest land animal, the cheetah, at the Na an Kuse Game Reserve, Namibia.

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John Marshall: the man who paints cows

British painter John Marshall has spent the last decade deliberately restricting himself to just one subject: the humble cow.

British painter John Marshall has spent the last decade deliberately restricting himself to just one subject: the humble cow.

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Four Dutch masterpieces stolen from museum show up in Ukraine

Four Dutch masterpieces dating from the country’s 17th-century Golden Age have been recovered by security services in Ukraine over 10 years after

Four Dutch masterpieces dating from the country’s 17th-century Golden Age have been recovered by security services in Ukraine over 10 years after

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Painting found in French attic could be 120m euro Caravaggio

It was a chance discovery, made by a family looking for a leak in their attic. But is a painting found in the French city of Toulouse the work of

It was a chance discovery, made by a family looking for a leak in their attic. But is a painting found in the French city of Toulouse the work of

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'Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse'

It has been a wildly popular exhibition, but now London’s Royal Academy of Art’s show, Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse is in its final

It has been a wildly popular exhibition, but now London’s Royal Academy of Art’s show, Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse is in its final

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Bosch is back! 500 years on, Dutch artist's works return to hometown

It is an historic homecoming for an illustrious son. Exactly 500 years after his death, most of the fantastical works of painter Hieronymus Bosch

It is an historic homecoming for an illustrious son. Exactly 500 years after his death, most of the fantastical works of painter Hieronymus Bosch

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Jonathan Yeo adopts actress Cara Delevingne for new exhibition

Jonathan Yeo is one of the UK’s most highly regarded portrait artists. He is known for his portrayal of famous subjects, from politicians and royalty

Jonathan Yeo is one of the UK’s most highly regarded portrait artists. He is known for his portrayal of famous subjects, from politicians and royalty

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2015: a record-breaking year at auction

Auctioneers have had a busy year. Hammers have been brought down around the world to seal the fate of objects which have achieved huge sums. Some

Auctioneers have had a busy year. Hammers have been brought down around the world to seal the fate of objects which have achieved huge sums. Some

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Modigliani nude fetches record $170 million at auction

A nude painting by Amedeo Modigliani has just fetched a record price of $170.4 million for the Italian artist – and achieved the second highest price

A nude painting by Amedeo Modigliani has just fetched a record price of $170.4 million for the Italian artist – and achieved the second highest price

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The Golden Age of selfies

Back in the 17th century there was no such thing as a smartphone, but selfies did exist in a way. The Mauritshuis museum in The Hague currently has an exhibition showcasing such images.

Back in the 17th century there was no such thing as a smartphone, but selfies did exist in a way. The Mauritshuis museum in The Hague currently has an exhibition showcasing such images.

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Bones found in Florence likely belong to 'Mona Lisa'

Experts think that bone fragments found at a monastery in Florence likely belong to the woman many people believe was immortalised in the “Mona

Experts think that bone fragments found at a monastery in Florence likely belong to the woman many people believe was immortalised in the “Mona

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Picasso painting seized in Corsican port

French customs officials have seized a Picasso painting worth 25 million euros from a boat moored in the Corsican port of Calvi. There were concerns

French customs officials have seized a Picasso painting worth 25 million euros from a boat moored in the Corsican port of Calvi. There were concerns

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Photojournalist makes a call on the past with mobile phone

Have you ever given any thought about how figures from old masterpieces would look in everyday situations? Well this is what a Hungarian

Have you ever given any thought about how figures from old masterpieces would look in everyday situations? Well this is what a Hungarian

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Picasso goes for record $179 m at auction

A Picasso oil painting from 1955 has smashed the record for the most expensive artwork ever sold at auction when it went for $179.4 million

A Picasso oil painting from 1955 has smashed the record for the most expensive artwork ever sold at auction when it went for $179.4 million