29th January 2016

The humble back garden has been treasured by homeowners since they were first introduced, offering a sense of peace and tranquility simply unavailable in increasingly crowded sprawling urban jungles that have become so central to our lives. For many, a back garden is something to be enjoyed, but read more ...

22nd January 2016

One of the most famous paintings to have been produced by British artist Lucian Freud could be sold for as much as £10 million when it goes under the hammer at Sotheby's next month. The work is arguably one of the most tender to have been produced by the artist, as it depicts his teenage lover, read more ...

19th January 2016

The dust has well and truly settled on what was a predictably busy year at Christie’s, which attracted plenty of cash for some of the world’s finest pieces of art. A hugely successful year for the auctioneering giant saw several high-profile sales. Here are the top three works sold during 2015. 1 read more ...

14th January 2016

The Chrysler Museum of Art, situated on the border between downtown and the Ghent district of Norfolk, Virginia, has been a cultural hub of the local community ever since it first opened its doors in 1933. The museum, originally founded as the Norfolk Museum of Arts and Sciences has already enjoyed read more ...

05th January 2016

It has been a busy year for Sotheby's, which has once again established itself as one of the most prominent auctioneers around. However, there were always going to be some lots that stood out among the rest for their hefty price tags. Here is a quick rundown of some of the most significant.  1. Cy read more ...

31st December 2015

Some 22,000 pieces of art and sculptures from some of Britain's greatest artists are being hidden from public view despite being in public ownership. That is the verdict of Shadow Culture Secretary Michael Dugher, who said works displayed in the offices of MPs, as well as those in ministries, read more ...

21st December 2015

Leonardo Da Vinci's portrait of the Mona Lisa is arguably one of the most recognisable pieces of art in the world. Its enigmatic smile has generated debate and inspired in equal measure, with its footprint of influence dictating the course of many corners of wider culture. The most famous example read more ...