2018 most expensive Art
By Guardian Exclusive
23 December 2018 | 6:49 am
Nu Couche (Sur Le Cote Gauche) was painted by Amedeo Modigliani in 1917. This extraordinary nude was auctioned back in May 15, 2018 at Sotheby’s New York. The painting was sold for $157.16 million to an unidentified buyer.
16 Nov 2018
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.
1 Dec 2018
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23 Jan 2019
Maryam Sanda who is standing trial for allegedly killing her husband Bilyaminu Bello has revealed in a statement she made before the police that several nude pictures she found on her husband's phone caused the fight which eventually led to his death.
2 Feb 2019
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.
13 Feb 2019
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.
29 Jun 2019
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.
5 Oct 2019
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.
19 Oct 2019
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.
18 Oct 2019
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.
17 Jan 2020
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.
23 Jul 2020
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