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‘Imaginary Graffiti Manifesto’ – Italian artist revives Cairo’s streets through photo editing
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‘Imaginary Graffiti Manifesto’ – Italian artist revives Cairo’s streets through photo editing

A solo exhibition titled “Imaginary Graffiti Manifesto” by Carmine Cartolano, aka Qarm Qart, an Italian artist based in Egypt, set…
Gun ‘that ended Van Gogh’s life’ goes under hammer
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Gun ‘that ended Van Gogh’s life’ goes under hammer

The revolver with which Vincent van Gogh is believed to have shot himself goes under the hammer at a Paris…
China’s largest ever Picasso exhibition opens
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China’s largest ever Picasso exhibition opens

The largest Picasso exhibition ever held in China opens on Saturday, featuring more than 100 works — many of them…
Banksy’s home city an urban canvas for elusive artist
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Banksy’s home city an urban canvas for elusive artist

Five years ago, British street artist Banksy adorned the side of a once uninspiring white brick building in Bristol with…
Da Vinci ‘claw hand’ may have impaired later art: study
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Da Vinci ‘claw hand’ may have impaired later art: study

Leonardo da Vinci may have suffered traumatic nerve damage that left him with a “claw hand”, impairing his ability to…
Tuscan paradise where da Vinci’s genius bloomed
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Tuscan paradise where da Vinci’s genius bloomed

Butterflies flutter around centuries-old olive groves in Vinci, the Tuscan village where Leonardo da Vinci was born and honed his…
Artist pays homage to Queen Nefertiti in exhibition empowering women
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Artist pays homage to Queen Nefertiti in exhibition empowering women

Egyptian artist Hossam Dirar has opened up a new exhibition centered around Queen Nefertiti in Zamalek, aiming to honor not…
Picasso in I.Coast? A village tells of its brush with the artist
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Picasso in I.Coast? A village tells of its brush with the artist

“I’m sure! I tell you, he came. I saw him!” insists Soro Navaghi, keen to extinguish any doubts about Picasso’s…
Stolen Picasso unearthed by ‘Indiana Jones of art’
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Stolen Picasso unearthed by ‘Indiana Jones of art’

A Dutch art detective dubbed the “Indiana Jones of the Art World” has struck again, finding a Picasso painting worth…
Sculptor gets laughs in New York with monuments to fake tragedies
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Sculptor gets laughs in New York with monuments to fake tragedies

  It all started in 2016 with a bronze statue commemorating the tragic day in November 1963 when a giant…
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