Self-portraits by the artist Francis Bacon are set to go on display for the first time after being rediscovered in a private collection. In June, they will be available to view at Sotheby's in London.
Experts knew of the paintings' existence but were unsure who had bought them after their completion around forty years ago. After they have been on display in New York and London they will be auctioned off. Each painting is expected to fetch £15 million.
National Gallery workers who are members of the Public & Commercial Services Union conclude seven days of strike action today.
The walkout started on 14th-15th March and continued 24th-28th March following two periods of five-day walkouts in February.
They are in dispute over the privatisation of services after voting in favour of industrial action in a ballot in January
Workers at The National Gallery begin a second 5-day period of strike action today.
Members of the Public & Commercial Services Union are in dispute over the privatisation of services after voting in favour of industrial action in a ballot in January.
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Tracey Emin's artwork 'My Bed' is expected to sell for between £800,000 and £1.2 million at auction on Tuesday. Art collector Charles Saatchi paid £150,000 for the piece of work in 2000.
Emin says she has flashbacks every time she sees the bed. "Even the smell and everything, it's all still there for me. It's very, very evocative. Except it's like waking up, I wouldn't say a nightmare, but definitely ... it's really strange."
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A collection of art inspired by tigers has gone on display at the Sanderson Hotel in London to raise awareness about the plight of the wild animal.
The collection, by 15 London artists, will be auctioned off for the charity Save Wild Tigers on May 20 after the exhibition closes.
A revamped Rothko piece of art which was vandalised at the Tate Modern in 2012 will be unveiled at the museum later after undergoing 18 months of restoration work.
The 'Black on Maroon' painting was scrawled on with black marker pen by Vladimir Umanets, who claimed he was improving the work.
A house, which Vincent Van Gogh once lived in, has opened to the public.
The famous artist lived in the property in Hackford Road in 1873, when he came to London to study and work for a year.
The house was recently purchased at auction for £575,000.