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Tudor paintings found in ‘discovery of a lifetime’ in a rundown house

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Stunned experts find 'discovery of a lifetime' behind 1970s paint job in 'undistinguished' bedroom of rundown old house: Tudor wall paintings based on designs in Nero's Golden VillaCalverley Old Hall, in North Yorksh...

Tate exhibition alleges slavery links in William Hogarth’s paintings

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Woke curators target Hogarth: Famous cartoonist's depictions of 18th century Britain now come with notes about their 'sexual violence and slavery' in new Tate Britain exhibitionTate Britain exhibition highlights alle...

Hunter Biden’s abstract paintings will sell for up to $500K each

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Hunter Biden's abstract paintings will sell for up to $500K each, his ex-con agent says - more than Basquiat was making for his early pieces - and sales will be kept confidential as one dealer dismisses work as 'look...

British Museum cashes in on NFT boom by selling JMW Turner’s paintings

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Now British Museum cashes in on the NFT boom as it puts 20 of Turner’s watercolour paintings up for sale in DIGITAL form – but those who buy them at auction next month won’t have physical ownership of the artworksThe...

Bob Geldof gets the go-ahead to build pond based on Monet paintings

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I do like Monets! Bob Geldof gets the go-ahead to build pond based on impressionist's water lilies paintings Bob Geldof might not like Mondays – but he’s a big fan of Monets. The Boomtown Rats singer has been granted...

Unskilled labourer who left 400 paintings to be exhibited in London

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The secret Lowry: Unskilled labourer who died aged 86 and left unseen legacy of 400 paintings will have his work displayed at two of London's leading art galleriesEx-boxer Eric Tucker left school at 14 without qualif...

National Gallery links greatest paintings with the slave trade

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Old masters framed for sins of the ancient past: As the National Gallery links many of its greatest paintings (very tenuously) with the slave trade, top historian A.N. WILSON argues they have made themselves look rid...