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(...)

‘Nafea Faa Ipoipo’ (When Will You Marry?) is said to have been sold to a museum in Qatar for €265 million. Photograph: EPA

A painting by French artist Paul Gauguin has become the most expensive art work ever sold after it was bought for close to US$300 million (€265 milli(...)

From left: Anne Holohan (13), Stephen O’Connor (13), Maria McCann (10), Alexia Angelova (8), and Bailey Jones (7), The Art Academy, Rush, Co. Dublin, at the Texaco Children’s Art Competition Awards in Kilmainham, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Some of Ireland’s most talented young artists gathered in the summer sunshine at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin today to celebrate the prize wi(...)

A sort of photographic antithesis of Bobby Moore’s post shirt-swap embrace with Pelé in 1970, it is one of the iconic World Cup images. Four years aft(...)

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Fionn Davenport's travel desk

AND ALL THAT JAZZ Readers of these pages will guess that I’m pretty excited about direct flights from Dublin to Marrakesh, and this week I(...)