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13th May 2015

Picasso’s Les Femmes D’Alger sets new auction record

On May 11th, at Christie’s Evening Sale Looking Forward To the Past, Pablo Picasso’s Les Femmes D’Alger, (Women of Algiers), Version O, went under the hammer for $179 million (approximately £115 million). It is now the most expensive work of art to be sold at auction. read more...
8th May 2015

Dulwich Picture Gallery reveals its ‘fake painting’

For three months, a fake work of art has hung on the walls at Dulwich Picture Gallery. Visitors were asked to guess which they thought had been duplicated and a massive 90 per cent got the answer wrong. Jean-Honore Fragonard's Young Woman was a replica. read more...
8th May 2015

56th edition of the Venice Biennale to launch

The build up to the 56th edition of the Venice Biennale is hotting up with the famous expo a few days away from opening on May 9th. Occurring a month earlier than previous incarnations, the major contemporary art exhibition is entitled All the World’s Futures. read more...
8th May 2015

Landmark Trust celebrates 50th anniversary with Gormley sculptures

Five iron men have assembled - yes, there is something of a comic book reference in that line - at five Landmark Trust sites across the UK. There they will remain, in their relative solitude, for 12 long months, quietly contemplating what inanimate objects can only dream of. read more...
29th April 2015

Online art market adds £1bn in a year

According to The Hiscox Online Art Trade Report 2015, between 2013 and 2014, the sale of online art went up by a billion to $2.64 billion. As Robert Read, head of fine art at Hiscox, said in the introduction to the report, the numbers “speak for themselves”. We are clearly in the midst of a new age. read more...

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