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Italian Museums Secure Leonardo da Vinci Works for 500th-Anniversary

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The State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia, plans to lend two prized da Vinci paintings to museums in Fabriano, Perugia and Milan. The Louvre Museum’s much-hyped Leonardo da Vinci exhibition, which opens in October, is expected to outshine other events to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the genius. But three lesser-known Italian museums have […]


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Nigerian artist’s painting makes history at Cyprus Museum

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Nigerian 19 year Old medical student Emediong Uduak Uko in cyprus has made history as her painting of music legend, ‘Lagbaja’ has become the first African work to be displayed at the Cyprus Modern Art Museum. The Nigerian became the youngest artist and only African to have her work exhibited at museum, which is the […]


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Picasso’s muses to be celebrated in three Exhibitions this summer

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Works inspired by the many female muses of spanish painter Pablo Picasso will feature in a forthcoming exhibition dedicated to the late art historian John Richardson. Picasso’s Women: Fernande to Jacqueline (3 May-22 June) at New York’s Gagosian Gallery, which showcases several paintings and sculptures that “attests to the central role and influence of the […]


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Rock pioneer Scott Walker dies aged 76

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US-born singer and song writer Scott Walker, who acquired British citizenship, was the lead singer of the 1960s band The Walker Brothers. The label called Walker “a unique and challenging titan at the forefront of British music” and “one of the most revered innovators at the sharp end of creative music”. The Walker Brothers scored […]


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Karen uhlenbeck becomes first woman to win the Abel price for mathematics

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On tuesday united states mathematician Karen Uhlenbeck becomes first woman to win the prestigious Abel price for mathematics for her work on partial differential equations. “Karen Uhlenbeck receives the Abel Prize 2019 for her fundamental work in geometric analysis and gauge theory, which has dramatically changed the mathematical landscape,” said Abel Committee chairman Hans Munthe-Kaas […]


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Nigeria Textile artist Nike Davis-Okundaye to receive honorary doctorate degree in South Africa

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Nigeria textile artist, painter and Philatrophist and the CEO of Nike Centre for Art and Culture Nike Davis- Okundaye is set to receive a honorary doctorate degree in Fine Arts from Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa, in April. She wrote on her Instagram page “I am so grateful and excited to announce that Rhodes University […]


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Micheal Jackson’s artifacts removed from the largest children museum in the world

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King of pop Micheal Jackson’s artifacts has been  removed from the world’s largest kid museum in Indianapolis after the controversial leaving neverland documentary which claims  the legend had an affair with two young boys.  Children’s Museum of Indianapolis choosing to remove several prominent reminders of the singer’s legacy. they have announced that they will remove […]


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Three Nigerians nominated for 2019 Women’s Prize for Literature

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Three Nigerian women authors, Oyinkan Braithwaite, Emezi Akwaeke and Diana Evans have been nominated for the 2019 Women’s Prize for Fiction. The Women’s Prize for Fiction, previously known as the Orange Prize for Fiction and the Baileys Women’s Prize For Fiction, is one of the most prestigious literary awards in the world. Braithwaite was nominated […]


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The First Edition Copy of ‘Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone’ Is Auctioned for $78,500

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Harry potter and the philosophers stone an American fictional fantasy series about a teenage witch Harry Potter which was written by Novelist J.K Rowling is been auctioned at one of the oldest auction house Bonhams auction house for  $78,500 The popular book which was released in also contains J.K. Rowling’s signature on a sticker that’s […]


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Rare bronze penny sells for more than $200K at auction

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A rare 1943 bronze Lincoln penny has sold for more than $200,000 at a Florida auction. The penny which was mistakenly printed and was received by Lutes Jr as change from his school cafeteria and then he decided to hold on to it. Heritage Auctions says more than 30 people bid on the rare coin […]


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Virgil Abloh & Louis Vuitton Unveil Special Artworks to Celebrate SS19 Collection

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Virgil Abloh and Louis Vuitton are celebrating the moment in an artistic form. Louis Vuitton has installed a massive new window installation at its New York 5th Avenue space and Los Angeles Rodeo Drive to celebrate the upcoming collection. The artwork stands 12 stories high and features a multi-colored model inside a display box. The […]


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The Largest Pablo Picasso Exhibition to open in China

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The Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA) in Bejing will host “the most significant exhibition of work by legendary artist Pablo Picasso ever to take place in China,” You can bow according to the museum. In conjunction with the Mussśe Picasso in Paris, the exhibition spans nearly three decades of Picasso’s career (between 1893 and […]


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The first 2020 Toyota Supra to be auctioned for charity

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Toyota announced today that it will auction off the first 2020 Supra at the Barrett-Jackson vehicle auction in Scottsdale, Arizona on Jan. 19, 2019. The proceeds will be split in half, between the American Heart Association, which promotes heart health, and the Bob Woodruff Foundation, which helps veterans and their families. Although no specs have […]


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Einstein letter doubting God auctioned for $2.89Million

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A handwritten letter by German physicist Albert Einstein has been auctioned by Christie for a whooping $2.89 million Dollars. In the letter sold on Tuesday, dated 1954 and written in German to philosopher Eric Gutkind, Einstein said he did not believe in God. “The word God is for me nothing but the expression and product […]


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France agrees to return stolen African artwork to Benin

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France president Emmanuel Macron agreed to return 26 royal statues from the Palaces of Abomey — formerly the capital of the kingdom of Dahomey — that were taken by the French army in 1892 and are now housed at Paris’ Quai Branly museum. The decision came as Macron received the findings of a study he […]


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Sotheby’s To Auction off an 18-Karat Gold Ford GT Model

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A solid gold 2006 Ford GT is being offered by Sotheby’s in a single-lot sale that runs online November 23 through December 3. Commissioned by a descendent of Henry Ford to commemorate the centennial of the Ford Motor Company, the unique miniature car is made entirely of two-toned 18-karat gold save for its functional rimmed […]


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Young Thug As Paintings” Exhibit to Premiere During Miami Art Basel

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Young Thug and Netherlands-based artist Hajar Benjida have announced an art exhibit opening during Art Basel Miami Beach that will display photos of Thug juxtaposed with similarly-composed historic paintings. Benjida has curated Thug-painting comparisons since 2016 on her popular Instagram account “Young Thug As Paintings.” Thug’s record label 300 Entertainment and imprint Young Stoner Life […]


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Artist Buys $730,000 Banksy & Reveals Plan to Paint Over It

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An American Artist Ron English, who just bagged himself a Banksy for the sweet sum of $730,000 has vowed to paint over the artwork in an act of protest, Sky News reports. The piece, which is titled “Slave Labour,” was originally painted on the side of a Poundland (the UK equivalent of a dollar store) […]


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Artist Turns Recycled Plastic Packaging Into Renaissance Costumes

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artist Suzanne Jongmans has created elaborate renaissance outfits using recycled modern packaging materials such as plastic, bubble wrap and styrofoam. Spanning across two series titled “Mind Over Matter” and “Kindred Spirits,” the images fuse the past with the present by reshaping contemporary materials into historic forms and shapes. The models are shot in classic portraiture […]


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Rare KAWS Calvin Klein Ad Street Art Sells for $127K at Auction

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A super-rare KAWS “disruption” artwork from 1997 showing one of the artists’ signature companions curling itself like a snake around Christy Turlington on a vintage Calvin Klein advert has just sold for $127,000 at auction in Tokyo, Japan.  The auction took place at SBI Art Auctions Harajuku and dates back to the time the artist used to crack open […]