One of the most expensive paintings sold at the Ganz auction was Picasso’s Women of Algiers, version O. It’s one of a celebrated series of 15 paintings Picasso made in the mid-1950s. In addition to “O,” the Ganz auction featured versions “M,” “H,” and “K.”

After a chance discovery, the grandson of a Jewish art dealer learned that a valuable painting he believed the Nazis had looted from his grandfather m(...)

Paula Rowan at home by the sea in Sandymount, Co Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

Paula Rowan worked as an interior designer and a caterer before setting up her eponymous leather goods business in Dublin’s Westbury Mall. It felt na(...)

A trip to space for you and your friends might be just the ticket if you’ve got a pile of money after the EuroMillions win. File photograph: Getty Images

This big EuroMillions win - what could a person do with all that loot? This week Pep Guardiola signed a three-year deal to manage Manchester City on (...)

Turkish police  hold up an original painting by Spanish artist Pablo Picasso in Istanbul. Photograph: STR/AFP/Getty Images

Turkish police have recovered a Picasso oil painting in a sting operation in Istanbul. The state-run Anadolu Agency reported that on Saturday police(...)

 Firedance, an artwork by dancer Michael Flatley. Flatley is set to enter the global art market with a selling exhibition in London.

  Michael Flatley, the dancer who has embarked on a new career as a painter, is to offer 25 pictures for sale in London at prices ranging (...)

The granddaughter of Spanish painter Pablo Picasso, Marina Picasso, poses outside her house Pavillon de Flore in Cannes. As a child, Marina often found the gates closed at the Pavillon de Flore, which used to be called La Californie. Photograph: Jean Christophe Magnenet/AFP/Getty Images

Less than a week after a painting by Pablo Picasso sold for a world record price at auction, his granddaughter has announced she is  planning (...)

A screengrab of the Fox5NYshows the breasts of the three female figures of the painting blurred out on the Picasso piece.

A senior US art critic has criticised a Fox News station for blurring out the breasts in a report on a record breaking Pablo Picasso painting. ‘Les Fe(...)

Aristocrat?: Guglielmo Alberto Wladimiro Alessandro Apollinare de Kostrowitzky, aka Guillaume Apollinaire, with his fiancee, Madeleine Pagès, in 1916. Photograph: Mondadori Portfolio via Getty

In Rome in 1880, Angelica de Kostrowitzky registered the infant who would become France’s greatest war poet. Guglielmo Alberto Wladimiro Alessandro(...)

A 1950s painting by Picasso looks set to become the most expensive art work ever sold at auction – and knock Dublin-born artist Francis Bacon off t(...)

Pierre Le Guennec (right ), who is accused of receiving stolen goods after being found in possession of paintings by late Spanish artist Pablo Picasso, sits with his wife Danielle at the court in Grasse, southeastern France on Tuesday. Photograph: AFP

Pablo Picasso’s former electrician and his wife have gone on trial in Paris accused of having stolen 271 pieces of the artist’s work.Pierre Le Guennec(...)