Paintings banned by authorities in Soviet times were saved in a secret collection in Karakalpakstan
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.
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 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.
Four Dutch masterpieces dating from the country’s 17th-century Golden Age have been recovered by security services in Ukraine over 10 years after
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 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 is an historic homecoming for an illustrious son. Exactly 500 years after his death, most of the fantastical works of painter Hieronymus Bosch
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
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
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
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.
Experts think that bone fragments found at a monastery in Florence likely belong to the woman many people believe was immortalised in the “Mona
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
He is one of Latin America’s most celebrated artists. Colombian painter and sculptor Fernando Botero’s voluptuous figures are considered a
Have you ever given any thought about how figures from old masterpieces would look in everyday situations? Well this is what a Hungarian
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
Taking the Polish folk tradition of decorating Easter eggs to a whole new level – Mariusz Dubiel has never attended art school, but his copies of
The Dutch royal family has found out that one of its paintings was looted by Nazis, during Germany’s occupation of the Netherlands in World War Two
An Austrian panel has ruled that one of Gustav Klimt's most famous works should not be returned to the heirs of its original Jewish owners.
The artist who painted a portrait of Bill Clinton for Washington’s National Portrait Gallery says he made reference to the Monica Lewinsky scandal in
A Picasso painting has been found in Newark airport nearly a decade after it was stolen. The cubist composition entitled ‘La Coiffeuse’ or ‘The
A long-lost portrait by Leonardo da Vinci has been seized from a Swiss bank vault by Italian police investigating tax and insurance fraud. Talks were
A French court has opened proceedings in the trial of Pablo Picasso’s former electrician and his wife who stand accused of stealing 271 pieces of the
To many people, Van Gogh means light blue and soft yellow. But now scientists say he used different colours. The original colours have aged. The
Twenty five years after the fall of the Iron Curtain, wall art graffiti remains one Berlin’s most famous attractions. The East Side Gallery , a