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09/02/2018 A portrait of a Nigerian princess, lost over 40 years ago, was found in a London apartment and will be sold at auction. Bidding will be broadcast live, which will allow Nigerian art lovers in Lagos to place bets directly from the West African metropolis.
01/02/2018 Richard Kering, the owner of the picture, decided to rename “Girl with a Red Beret and Pompom”. Many experts in the field of art consider his act arrogant and discuss the legitimacy of this move.
20/12/2017 NEW YORK. The Metropolitan Museum of Art decided to reject the requirements of an online petition calling for the removal from the museum of the erotic work of the Polish-French artist Balthus.
19/12/2017 LONDON. For more than 100 years, art historians have called the painting bought by Queen Victoria as a Christmas present to Prince Albert a 19th-century fake. But a new generation of art historians discovered that they were wrong.
15/11/2017 BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The missing last part of the picture of the Belgian surrealist Rene Magritte was found under another work of the artist in a museum in Brussels using X-ray research.
22/09/2017 The Borghese Gallery received funding from the Fendi fashion house in the amount of 1.3 million euros. The grant will help create a digital database that will describe in detail all aspects of the life and work of Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, who mastered the technique of contrasting light and shadow and whose popularity has grown significantly over the past century.
21/09/2017 LONDON. Wealthy investors are buying fewer paintings while photo prices are rising.
21/09/2017 BERLIN. On Saturday, a museum of graffiti and street art for public places will open in Berlin, and projects by local and international street artists will be exhibited on the facade of its building.
10/08/2017 A great biographical film (actually a cartoon) is ready for rental, telling about the mysterious death of Vincent van Gogh.
15/07/2017 WILLIAMSBURG. Analysis and testing of The Miracle of a Slave confirmed the assumption that it was written by Paul Cezanne as a copy of the original work about 300 years ago.
22/05/2017 While visitors to the National Gallery of Art in Washington are enjoying a new exhibition dedicated to the magnificent landscapes and chamber portraits of the Impressionists, Ann Gallery Hoenigswald, gallery restorer, explores the canvases in search of traces that could indicate the presence of hidden compositions under existing works.
27/04/2017 We previously wrote about an unusual exhibition at the National Gallery of London (National Gallery), designed to highlight the creative partnership of the great Michelangelo (Michelangelo) and his student, Sebastiano del Piombo (Sebastiano del Piombo). The exposition caused a lot of controversy, and recently there was also a scandal.
28/03/2017 AMSTERDAM, “Some people are born as teachers, some as footballers. I am a born robber. ” So says Octave Durham, who stole two priceless paintings by Vincent van Gogh on the evening of December 7, 2002.
The Vatican has released a unique three-volume with photographs of the frescoes of the Sistine Chapel
08/03/2017 VATICAN. The last time the treasures of the Sistine Chapel were photographed for future generations at a time when digital photography had just appeared, and words like “pixel” were used only by computer nerds and NASA scientists.
05/03/2017 PARIS. During a trial last month, Yonathan Birn, one of the defendants, said he destroyed five paintings stolen in 2010 from the Museum of Modern Art. The paintings were painted by Picasso, Matisse, Modigliani, Braque and Fernand Leger.