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- Maggi Hambling: BBC documentary celebrates 'extraordinary' artist
The BBC TV documentary looks at an artist best known for her sea paintings and beach sculpture.
BBC News. Friday, 23 Oct 2020.
- Banksy artwork sells for nearly $10M at auction
Banksy's "Show Me the Monet" painting, a playful take on an Impressionist piece of art, sold at an auction for $9.8 million.
Fox News. Thursday, 22 Oct 2020.
- Banksy painting Tube carriage shows London Underground 'not safe', RMT says
Transport for London refuses to release a report into a Banksy artwork, citing security concerns.
BBC News. Thursday, 22 Oct 2020.
- 70 artworks are damaged in mysterious 'hushed up' attack at German museum
Paintings, stone sculptures and sarcophagi at three institutions on Berlin's UNESCO-listed Museum Island were sprayed with an 'oily liquid' which left visible stains, Berlin police have said.
Daily Mail. Wednesday, 21 Oct 2020.
- A Stolen Klimt Painting Worth $70 Million Is Going Back On Display 20 Years After It Was Taken
Portrait of a Lady disappeared two decades ago, only to be discovered hidden in a wall of the gallery in December.
Forbes. Tuesday, 20 Oct 2020.
- David Lee Roth's brush with art
The longtime frontman for Van Halen is now making a name for himself as an artist and social commentator trained in sumi-e, the Japanese art of ink painting
CBS News. Sunday, 18 Oct 2020.
- Does Leonardo da Vinci's Missing Masterpiece Actually Exist?
New research suggests the artist completed preparatory work for "The Battle of Anghiari" but failed to finish the painting
Smithsonian. Wednesday, 14 Oct 2020.
- What Makes a Good Duck Painting? The Government Suggests Some Hunting
A new rule in the Federal Duck Stamp Contest, requiring artists to include hunting themes in their submissions, has raised eyebrows and objections in the duck painting
New York Times. Tuesday, 13 Oct 2020.
- Bollywood producers take legal action over TV coverage following star's death
Dozens of top Bollywood producers are taking legal action against two TV news channels, accusing them of painting
the industry as full of "criminals" and "seeped in drug culture" following the death of a popular star.
Sky News. Tuesday, 13 Oct 2020.
- The magical painting that got me through cancer
Barbara Davies says a painting
at the Royal Marsden Hospital in Chelsea felt like a sign that all would be well, when she was diagnosed with breast cancer for a second time last year.
Daily Mail. Sunday, 11 Oct 2020.
- Portrait of Queen Victoria's African goddaughter displayed by English Heritage
of Queen Victoria's African goddaughter is being displayed as part of a plan to feature "overlooked" black figures across English Heritage sites.
Sky News. Tuesday, 6 Oct 2020.
- Newly Documented Aboriginal Rock Art Is 'Unlike Anything Seen Before'
The ancient paintings depict close relationships between humans and animals
Smithsonian. Monday, 5 Oct 2020.
- Baltimore Museum to Sell 3 Blue-Chip Paintings to Advance Equity
As museum staffs demand social justice in the office, an institution sells off prime works to answer the call. Is this the right way to do it?
New York Times. Monday, 5 Oct 2020.
- Photo Exclusive: Hidden From The Nazis, Murdered Jewish Artist's Trove Of Paintings Discovered In Prague House
Two years after an art treasure with a harrowing backstory was uncovered in the walls of a Prague house, the holder has gone public with the historic scale of the discovery.
Radio Liberty. Friday, 25 Sep 2020.
- Kenosha shooter's defense painting him as 'American patriot'
Kyle Rittenhouse, the 17-year-old who shot to death two Kenosha, Wis., protesters, is being portrayed as a patriot by his attorneys.
Yahoo. Thursday, 24 Sep 2020.
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