Artworks vandalized on Berlin’s Museum Island
30 October 2022 | 1:36 pm
Among the damaged objects were Egyptian statues, images of Greek gods, sarcophagi, and the frames of 19th-century European paintings. Contrary to initial reports, the vandalism did not directly affect paintings.
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A new animated movie 'Loving Vincent" tells the story of the last days of legendary Dutch artist Vincent Van Gogh through his most famous paintings.
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An iconic 1972 painting by British artist David Hockney soared to $90.3 million at Christie's on Thursday, smashing the record for the highest price ever paid at auction for a work by a living artist.
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Besides being a singer, Stanley Aneto is also creative in other ways without harming the environment and paints with different-colored lights. Through his art and music, he reminds us of the need to care for nature.
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Museumgoers looked on as a painting was taken from Moscow's Tretyakov Gallery, not realizing they were witnessing a theft. The painting by Russian artist Arkhip Kuindzhi is thought to be worth €160,000.
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Swoon over by the music, Oluwafemi always dances his way to his painting board. He believes that music adds flair to his finesse. Oluwafemi is the first Nigerian to dance while speed painting.
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Besides being a singer, Stanley Aneto is also creative in other ways without harming the environment and paints with different colored lights. Though his art and music he reminds us of the need to care for nature.
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A Bansky painting depicting the British Parliament full of primates has sold for a record $12 million at auction. The secretive artist criticized the sale as being against his principles.
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Irmela Mensah-Schramm has been found guilty of property damage for painting over neo-Nazi slogans. Many Germans were outraged that she was fined on the same day as a deadly anti-Semitic attack in the city of Halle.
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Painting by Ben Enwonwu, a Nigerian artist named "African Mona Lisa" originally christened as 'Christine' has been sold at auction in London for £1.1m after the family who owned it googled the signature and realised its importance.
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Spanish authorities had deemed the painting a national treasure and insisted it stay in Spain. The 83-year-old art collector, who owned the painting, was convicted of smuggling and sentenced to 18 months in prison.
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The two famous artists sent the letter while painting together in southern France. The letter is "exceptional," said the auction house Drouot.
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Kenyan artist Joseph Njoroge, also known by his artist name 'Josey Arts,' painted Sunday a portrait of US President-elect Joe Biden after he defeated the incumbent US President Donald trump in the 2020 US presidential election.
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