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The Blue Period painting has been in private hands for over 30 years - and conceals a second image on the reverse.Read the full story ›
Jonathan Green was a happy man when he discovered a third picture taped behind one of two others he bought at auction.Read the full story ›
Tracey Emin was forced to wipe away tears as she unveiled her £2.54 million unmade bed on its return to its "home" at the Tate.Read the full story ›
Noel Coward is known as one of Britain's finest playwrights but in his private life he swapped his trademark cigarette for a paintbrush.Read the full story ›
The annual Festival of Lights in Lyon features the work of artists and designers from all over the world.Read the full story ›
A 1914 watercolour by Adolf Hitler has sold for 130,000 euros (£102,870) at auction in the German city of Nuremberg.
The private buyer, who is from the Middle East, attended the sale in person according to Kathrin Weidler, head of the auction house. She said there had also been inquiries from Asia and America.
The painting, entitled 'Standesamt und Altes Rathaus Muenchen' or 'Civil Registry Office and Old Town Hall of Munich', is one of about 2,000 works that Hitler painted between about 1905 and 1920 as a struggling young artist.
Art collectors have the chance to get their hands on a 100-year-old watercolour of Munich registry office by Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler.Read the full story ›
A giant statue of Christmas tree, which caused outrage among Parisians for its resemblance to a sex toy, has been damaged by vandals.Read the full story ›
A Chinese artist working in Japan has amassed a large online following by creating unsettling illusions on people's skin.Read the full story ›