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Zimmerman painting sells for $100,000

A painting by George Zimmerman, whose fatal 2012 shooting of a black teenager triggered an outcry across the United States, sold for just over $100,000 on eBay.

Zimmerman painting sells for $100,000
Norman Rockwell's The Thing to Do With Life is Live It! (Outrigger Canoe)". ©Reuters/Carlo Allegri
Three Norman Rockwell works sell for almost $60 mn

Three oil paintings by Norman Rockwell, the celebrated 20th century master illustrator of everyday life in America, sold Wednesday for almost $60 million, setting a new record for the artist.

Three Norman Rockwell works sell for almost $60 mn
3D printing 'will change the world'
3D printing 'will change the world'

From replacement kidneys to guns, cars, prosthetics and works of art, 3D printing is predicted to transform our lives in the coming decades as dramatically as the Internet did before it.

3D printing 'will change the world'
Chunk of 'Nazi art trove' may be returned to Munich man: report
Chunk of 'Nazi art trove' may be returned to Munich man: report

German authorities think a good number of the paintings found in an art trove largely looted by the Nazis may ultimately be returned to the Munich man in whose apartment they were discovered.

Chunk of 'Nazi art trove' may be returned to Munich man: report
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Australia fumes at UK ban on historic kangaroo, dingo art

The National Gallery of Australia on Thursday blasted Britain's decision to block the export of two historic paintings of a kangaroo and a dingo as depriving the nation of its heritage.

Australia fumes at UK ban on historic kangaroo, dingo art
Impressionist, modern art falls short in New York sale
Impressionist, modern art falls short in New York sale

Some of the finest Impressionist and Modern art offered for auction by Christie's in New York fell short of expectations Tuesday despite strong interest from buyers in the middle market.

Impressionist, modern art falls short in New York sale
China temple fresco 'restored' with cartoon-like paintings
China temple fresco 'restored' with cartoon-like paintings

Chinese authorities have "restored" ancient Buddhist frescos in a temple by painting them over with cartoon-like figures from Taoist myths.

China temple fresco 'restored' with cartoon-like paintings
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Paintings of Dali and Gauguin to be exhibited in Almaty

BonArt auction housewill exhibit the pieces of visual art for everyone to enjoy on November 7-12 in Almaty.

Paintings of Dali and Gauguin to be exhibited in Almaty
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El Greco sets new record at London auction

El Greco's 400 year-old painting "Saint Dominic in Prayer" on Wednesday broke the record for a Spanish Old Master, selling at a London auction for £9,154,500 ($14,000,000, 10,750,000 euros).

El Greco sets new record at London auction
Norwegian father of 'The Scream' finally recognised at home
Norwegian father of 'The Scream' finally recognised at home

Long neglected at home, Edvard Munch is finally to get his due as Norway honours one of its greatest artists with the most comprehensive retrospective ever to mark the 150th anniversary of his birth.

Norwegian father of 'The Scream' finally recognised at home
Jackson Pollock work sells for record $58.4 million
Jackson Pollock work sells for record $58.4 million

A Jackson Pollock drip painting sold Wednesday at Christie's in New York for a record $58.4 million and a work by one-time graffiti artist Jean-Michel Basquiat set another record at $48.8 million.

Jackson Pollock work sells for record $58.4 million
Getty Museum in LA lands Rembrandt, Canaletto works
Getty Museum in LA lands Rembrandt, Canaletto works

The Getty Museum of Los Angeles announced Thursday it has acquired a self-portrait by Rembrandt and a painting by the Venetian artist Canaletto.

Getty Museum in LA lands Rembrandt, Canaletto works
Bush: 'painting changed my life'
Bush: 'painting changed my life'

Former US president George W. Bush says his new painting hobby has changed his life.

Bush: 'painting changed my life'
Famed French cave paintings on exhibit in Chicago
Famed French cave paintings on exhibit in Chicago

Stunning reproductions of the famed cave paintings of Lascaux are being displayed for the first time outside of France at an exhibit in Chicago.

Famed French cave paintings on exhibit in Chicago
'Unbalanced' woman vandalises famed Delacroix painting
'Unbalanced' woman vandalises famed Delacroix painting

French police were holding a mentally "unbalanced" woman after an attack on one of France's most iconic paintings, Delacroix's "Liberty Leading the People".

'Unbalanced' woman vandalises famed Delacroix painting
Missing Matisse thieves sentenced in Miami
Missing Matisse thieves sentenced in Miami

A US federal court handed down prison terms Tuesday to an American man and a Mexican woman for trying to sell a $3 million Henri Matisse painting stolen from a Venezuelan museum.

Missing Matisse thieves sentenced in Miami
Finding buyers, Malaysian art searches for a voice
Finding buyers, Malaysian art searches for a voice

After art school, Haslin Ismail was the typical struggling artist, selling just a few of his mixed-media fantasy pieces for a few hundred dollars each over the next five years.

Finding buyers, Malaysian art searches for a voice
Uzbekistan claims ‘undiscovered’ Veronese masterpiece
Uzbekistan claims ‘undiscovered’ Veronese masterpiece

Central Asian state of Uzbekistan has with much fanfare put on display what it says is a lost masterpiece of Western art, a painting by Italian Renaissance master Paolo Veronese.

Uzbekistan claims ‘undiscovered’ Veronese masterpiece
Philippines says 146 Marcos paintings missing
Philippines says 146 Marcos paintings missing

More than 140 paintings by Picasso, Van Gogh and other masters which were bought with stolen funds by former Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos remain missing.

Philippines says 146 Marcos paintings missing
Fury over S. Korea presidential hopeful satire
Fury over S. Korea presidential hopeful satire

South Korea's ruling party has threatened to sue an artist who painted its presidential candidate giving birth to her father, former dictator Park Chung-Hee, likening the work to Nazi propaganda.

Fury over S. Korea presidential hopeful satire