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Couple Who Defaced $400,000 Painting in South Korea Thought It Was a Public Art Project

Couple Who Defaced $400,000 Painting in South Korea Thought It Was a Public Art Project

Couple Who Defaced $400,000 Painting in South Korea Thought It Was a Public Art Project Couple Who Defaced $400,000 Painting in South Korea Thought It Was a Public Art Project SEOUL — The couple saw brushes and paint cans in front of a paint-splattered canvas at a gallery in a Seoul shopping mall. So they added a few brush strokes, …

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Vincent Van Gogh painting that was ‘unseen’ for over 100 years sold for £11.2m at auction

Vincent Van Gogh painting that was ‘unseen’ for over 100 years sold for £11.2m at auction

Vincent Van Gogh painting that was ‘unseen’ for over 100 years sold for £11.2m at auction Vincent Van Gogh painting that was ‘unseen’ for over 100 years sold for £11.2m at auction A painting by Vincent Van Gogh that was kept behind closed doors for more than a century has been sold at auction for £11.2m (€13.09m). The piece, which …

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France to Return Klimt Painting to Rightful Heirs After Nazi-Era Sale

France to Return Klimt Painting to Rightful Heirs After Nazi-Era Sale

France to Return Klimt Painting to Rightful Heirs After Nazi-Era Sale France to Return Klimt Painting to Rightful Heirs After Nazi-Era Sale PARIS — France will return the only painting by Gustav Klimt in its national collection to the heirs of Nora Stiasny, a Jewish woman who sold it under duress after the Nazis annexed Austria, France’s culture minister announced …

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Angelina Jolie’s Churchill Painting Fetches $11.5 Million

Angelina Jolie's Churchill Painting Fetches $11.5 Million

Angelina Jolie’s Churchill Painting Fetches $11.5 Million Angelina Jolie’s Churchill Painting Fetches $11.5 Million LONDON — A painting first owned by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, and now being sold by the actress Angelina Jolie, elevated the art of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill to a new price league at auction at Christie’s on Monday. The work, “Tower of the Koutoubia …

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Dutch Officials Urge New Look at Claim on Painting by Jewish Heirs

Dutch Officials Urge New Look at Claim on Painting by Jewish Heirs

Dutch Officials Urge New Look at Claim on Painting by Jewish Heirs Dutch Officials Urge New Look at Claim on Painting by Jewish Heirs In the letter, Amsterdam’s mayor, Femke Halsema, and several other officials, known collectively as the College of Mayor and Alderpersons, wrote that they agreed with the findings of the committee, which argued for greater empathy in …

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The Mystery of the Painting Thieves Love

The Mystery of the Painting Thieves Love

The Mystery of the Painting Thieves Love The Mystery of the Painting Thieves Love “Two Laughing Boys with a Mug of Beer,” a painting by Frans Hals, has hung in a tiny museum in Leerdam, a town in the Netherlands, for most of the past 248 years. One has to use the qualifier “most” because the painting was lent out …

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Pig Painting May Be World’s Oldest Cave Art Yet, Archaeologists Say

Pig Painting May Be World’s Oldest Cave Art Yet, Archaeologists Say

Pig Painting May Be World’s Oldest Cave Art Yet, Archaeologists Say Pig Painting May Be World’s Oldest Cave Art Yet, Archaeologists Say In a hidden valley on an Indonesian island, there is a cave decorated with what may be the oldest figurative art ever glimpsed by modern eyes. The vivid depiction of a wild pig, outlined and filled in with …

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Synesthesia artist Jack Coulter creates ‘musical painting’ of Glastonbury 2016 | The Independent

<p>A 35mm shot of Jack Coulter’s synesthesia painting of Glastonbury, created in collaboration with music streaming service Deezer&nbsp;</p>

Synesthesia artist Jack Coulter creates ‘musical painting’ of Glastonbury 2016 | The Independent Synesthesia artist Jack Coulter creates ‘musical painting’ of Glastonbury 2016 | The Independent Synesthesia artist Jack Coulter has turned the rare neurological condition that allows him to ‘hear’ colour and ‘see’ sound into a striking visual canvas for Glastonbury. The 21-year-old teamed up with Deezer to create …

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Bizarre painting of Trump dressed as Independence-era patriot compared to notorious traitor Benedict Arnold

<p>File image: Arizona GOP posts painting of Trump posing as Independence-era patriot</p>

Bizarre painting of Trump dressed as Independence-era patriot compared to notorious traitor Benedict Arnold Bizarre painting of Trump dressed as Independence-era patriot compared to notorious traitor Benedict Arnold A tweet by the Arizona Republican Party of a portrait of Donald Trump painted in colonial style has triggered a flurry of comments from Twitter users who are comparing the outgoing president …

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Painting hanging in Brussels municipal building is identified as masterpiece by Flemish painter Jacob Jordaens

The painting had hung undisturbed in the municipal building for around 60 years

Painting hanging in Brussels municipal building is identified as masterpiece by Flemish painter Jacob Jordaens Painting hanging in Brussels municipal building is identified as masterpiece by Flemish painter Jacob Jordaens A painting hanging in a local government building in Brussels has been revealed to be a long-lost masterpiece painted by Flemish master Jacob Jordaens. Since the 1960s, a version of …

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