Britain has some of the best galleries in the world, but the vast majority of the oil paintings in public ownership have for decades been hidden away in private offices or storage.
A 74-year-old painting depicting the Canadian mine that produced uranium for the world's first atomic bomb will go under the hammer in Toronto on November 22, set to fetch up to Can$300,000.
An erotically charged Picasso oil painting of his mistress alongside tulips and fruit sold Thursday for $41.5 million on an otherwise anemic night for high-end art in New York.
A painting by Wassily Kandinsky sold for $23 million in New York on Wednesday, setting an auction record for the Russian avant-garde artist.
A massive painting by Salvador Dali created in 1944 as a backdrop for a ballet put on by New York's Metropolitan Opera was recently found and displayed Monday in Montreal.
"The Scream," Edvard Munch's eerie 1895 masterpiece which sold in May for $119.9 million, is on view for the first time since that record-breaking auction, at New York's Museum of Modern Art.
The day after Moamer Kadhafi died, Chinese artist Yan Pei-Ming set to work painting a wall-sized oil of his corpse -- the first in an unlikely trio of artworks inspired by the Libyan strongman's grisly demise.
A $4 million painting by Pop Art legend Roy Lichtenstein was returned Tuesday to its rightful owner, 42 years after it went missing.
Roy Lichtenstein, the American painter whose comic book-inspired canvases gave the Pop Art movement some of its most vivid images, is getting his first major retrospective since his death 15 years ago.
British police on Monday arrested a 26-year-old man suspected of defacing a mural by US artist Mark Rothko at London's Tate Modern gallery.
A Kazakh artist is aiming to smash the record for the country's largest painting with a gigantic Soviet-style canvas depicting its long-serving leader surrounded by white doves and a rainbow.
Once banned as "bourgeois", the work of painter Marc Chagall is enjoying a revival in the ex-Soviet Union with a new exhibition delving into the influence folk art and his Russian Jewish roots had on his work.
FBI agents have recovered what is believed to be a Matisse painting valued at $3 million that was stolen from a Venezuelan museum 10 years ago, and arrested two suspects.
Abzhanova is deaf from childhood, her early interest in painting however determined her life path. Her sacred dream is to become famous worldwide.
A famous Kazakhstan painter and sculptor Serzhan Bashirov offered Almaty residents to take a dip into nomad's history and heritage.
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- Moamer Kadhafi
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