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 Bosco by Gemma Tipton: ‘Spending time trying to get Bosco’s nose down on the page in paint brought me a great sense of peace and perspective.’

From livingroom gigs, live-streamed from the homes of the famous, to practically every cultural organisation under the sun sharing tips for make-and-d(...)

A white spot marks the place of  a painting stolen from the Kunsthal museum in Rotterdam on October 16th, 2012. Photograph: Robin Utrecht

Hopes that a missing Picasso artwork had been found safely hidden under a tree in Romania appear to have been dashed, after a Belgian theatre company (...)

 Vjeran Tomic faces the media at  his trial in Paris, France. Photograph: Thibault Camus/AP Photo

An agile thief nicknamed “Spiderman”, an antiques dealer and an art expert have been sentenced to prison and ordered to pay the city of Paris, France,(...)

A photograph taken in the French embassy in Washington  showing ‘La Coiffeuse’. Photograph: AFP Photo

US authorities returned a stolen $15 million Picasso painting La Coiffeuse to France on Thursday, nine months after it was found in a FedEx shipment l(...)

Picasso purchase and the greater fool theory Is art a good investment? Some people think so, with Christie’s last week becoming the first auction hous(...)

‘Les Femmes D’Alger’ by Picasso sold for €179.4 million

The extraordinary boom in the international art market continued this week with world-record auction prices established for painting and sculpture. On(...)

Pablo Picasso died, in April 1973, leaving a  fortune estimated at the equivalent of €660 million. Photograph: Getty

When President François Hollande, the crème de la crème of the cultural world and the heirs of the Picasso fortune gathered last weekend to celebrate (...)

Apple likes to compare the 11 lithographs that make up Picasso’s 
‘The Bull
’ to the way it builds its smartphones and other devices

Apple may well be the only tech company on the planet that would dare compare itself to Picasso. In a class at the company’s internal training program(...)

Gustav Klimt’s painting The Kiss superimposed on a building in Syria in a work by Syrian artist Tammam Azzam.

Earlier this year a striking image of Gustav Klimt’s painting The Kiss superimposed on a building in Syria gouged by mortar shells and bullets went vi(...)