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Nelson Mandela drawings to go on sale for charity

Nelson Mandela's sketches of his prison cell and the village where he was born will go on display in London, and will be eventually sold.

Dogs Immemorial: A radiant tribute Special

Cairns - Prolific Australian artist Rose Rigley has created a lovingly luminous testament to the special position dogs hold in our lives.

Photo Essay: Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park, Alberta Special

Milk River - Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park in Alberta also known as the Áísínai'pi National Historic Site, has more than 50 rock art sites of petroglyphs and pictographs that are between 3,500 – 5,000 years old. This area is sacred to the Blackfoot Nation.

Zombies and pigs invade Savannah's 'First Saturday on the River' Special

Savannah - At Savannah's first 'First Saturday on the River' event for 2013, River Street was filled with vendor booths and entertainers with Piggly Wiggly's Mr. Pig, zombies, and Fang joining the festivities to support diabetes awareness campaign.

Op-Ed: San Francisco artist gets his exhibit extended more than thrice Special

San Francisco - For an artist to have his exhibit extended is an honor. Yet for San Francisco landscape painter Xavier Castellanos this might be a reflection of his talent. And, perhaps a bit of his tenacity to get his works out there.

Photos: Artist Dan Lester draws himself into his work

Dan Lester, 21, a Leeds-based artist uses digital techniques to combine photography and pencil drawings into composite pieces that leave you bewildered and confused as to whether you are viewing photography or pencil drawing.

Photo Essay: Works by Kevin Lewis Fougerousse at ArtSeen 107 Special

Bentonville - Recent works by American artist Kevin Lewis Fougerousse are on exhibit at the ArtSeen 107 gallery and the pieces reflect the artist's tears and hope.

A brush with heritage in Nova Scotia Special

“A Brush with Heritage” is Janice Guinan’s first solo art show since 2008 and it includes many beautiful paintings by this talented Nova Scotia artist.

Members Preview at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Special

Bentonville - Hailed as the nation's most important new art museum in a generation and filled with one of the world's best collections of American art, Crystal Bridges will officially open to the public on 11-11-11, but a members-only preview began Wednesday.

Paintings by Adolf Hitler to be auctioned this month

Ludlow - Experts believe recently discovered paintings by Adolf Hitler could bring more than £150,000 when they are auctioned on September 30.

'Painter of Light' Artist Thomas Kinkade Faces DUI Charges

World-renowned impressionist and philanthropist, Thomas Kinkade, was arrested for drunk driving in Carmel, California, Friday.

Hitler's watercolor paintings fetch $144,000

An auction house in United Kingdom sold paintings and sketches supposedly done by a young Adolf Hitler. The artwork fetched 97,672 pounds ($143,358).

Hitler paintings up for auction

London – Landscape paintings by the former German dictator Adolf Hitler will be auctioned next month with an auctioneering firm in Ludlow in the United Kingdom and in Nuremburg, Germany.

Mysterious Paintings A Curiosity At Spencer Crest

Spencer Crest Nature Center, part of Corning Community College, has a mystery on their hands. On the inside walls of an old milk house are more than a dozen small paintings, all undated and unsigned. All of the paintings depict a full moon.

Paintings In Blood Hits Paris

Yesterday in a Paris gallery, bloody paintings were on display that were done by a 29-year old singer, Pete Doherty. Doherty was absent from his shining moment as he is incarcerated for violating his probation. His paintings are all done in blood.

60 per cent of world's paintings come from one village in China

China produces a number of commercial and industrial exports. One such commodity is painting: Dafen, a village in China, is responsible for painting more than 60 per cent of the world’s reproductions.

Artist Fernando Botero Turns His Attention to Abu Ghraib

Columbian artist Fernando Botero is well-known for his corpulent figures in sculpture and painting, with porcine females and fleshy males expressionlessly staring outward. What happens when he incorporates this distinct style to his Abu Ghraib series?

Brazen Daylight Robbery Nets Works Of Art

Armed and masked the robbers entered Musée des Beaux-Arts Jules Cheret on Sunday grabbing four priceless works of art. The Nice museum was robbed of the art in broad daylight.

Doggie da Vincis Fetch Good Price

When Mary Stadelbacher taught her three trained service dogs (Major, Sammy and Kayne) how to take brush to canvas, little did she realize they would become the local sensations in the art world.

The Mona Lisa (La Gioconda)

The Mona Lisa was one of Leonardo's favourite paintings, and he carried it with him until he died. Today, it is regarded as the most famous painting in the world, and is visited by many thousands of people every year.

Hitler Paintings Auction for More than $200,000

More than 20 watercolors and sketches attributed to Adolf Hitler were sold Tuesday for more than $200,000 at an auction in Britain.

Russian President Calls for Protection of Nation's Cultural Treasures

MOSCOW (voa) - The director of Russia's State Hermitage Museum is calling for the creation of a federal archaeological protection service. Russian news reports quote Mikhail Piotrovsky as saying such an agency is needed to prevent the illegal sale ...

The Barnes Collection: America's Least-Visited Art

MERION, Pennsylvania (voa) - The Barnes Collection art gallery, located just outside Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, has the largest private collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings in America. It has 181 works by Renoir nearly double t...

Another Side Of Armin Mueller-Stahl: As A Painter

LUEBECK (dpa) - German TV viewers are becoming reacquainted with the artistry of actor Armin Mueller-Stahl these days in a 3-part docu-drama about writer Thomas Mann and his family, but visitors to Mann's birthplace city of Luebeck are getting a new pe...

Vermeer's Masterpieces On Display At The MET

NEW YORK - Johannes Vermeer, the Dutch painter famous for his quiet domestic scenes, careful composition and exquisite sense of light and shadow, produced only 34 paintings in his lifetime. Each sold for the equivalent of a year's pay for a middle clas...

Manhattan Art Dealer Swindled $50 Million From Galleries Worldwide

NEW YORK - A prominent Manhattan art dealer may have duped art galleries worldwide out of more than $50 million before fleeing the country, according to a report Thursday. Sotherby's confirmed that the art dealer, Mr. M. C., possibly swindled more ...

Eyestorm Moves Into Bricks And Mortar In Partnership With Saatchi Gallery

LONDON, UK -- eyestorm, the internet-based company which sells limited-edition works by world famous artists is moving into offline sales in partnership with The Saatchi Gallery. Limited-edition works are being commissioned by selected artists and ...
 

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Some of the pictures on the walls at the National Liberal Club; many are from the Victorian era.
Some of the pictures on the walls at the National Liberal Club; many are from the Victorian era.
Visual art from Palestinian artists Tarzan and Arab.
Visual art from Palestinian artists Tarzan and Arab.
Visual art from Palestinian artists Tarzan and Arab.
Visual art from Palestinian artists Tarzan and Arab.
Carol Matson s work is on display at Arcadia Gallery in Toronto.
Carol Matson's work is on display at Arcadia Gallery in Toronto.
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Elisabetta Fantone
Visual art from Palestinian artists Tarzan and Arab.
Visual art from Palestinian artists Tarzan and Arab.
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Courtesy of Xavier Castellanos
Visual art from Palestinian artists Tarzan and Arab.
Visual art from Palestinian artists Tarzan and Arab.
Visual art from Palestinian artists Tarzan and Arab.
Visual art from Palestinian artists Tarzan and Arab.
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Courtesy of Xavier Castellanos
An inside look at Christian Aldo art parties at Roncy St Gallery in Toronto  394 Roncesvalles Ave  N...
An inside look at Christian Aldo art parties at Roncy St Gallery in Toronto, 394 Roncesvalles Ave, Nov 12th 2011, with Toronto Arts Girl
Some of the art work which adorns the walls of the restaurant in the Oxo Tower.
Some of the art work which adorns the walls of the restaurant in the Oxo Tower.
A collection of 11x14 mixed media paintings by Kevin Lewis Fougerousse on exhibit at ArtSeen 107.  B...
A collection of 11x14 mixed media paintings by Kevin Lewis Fougerousse on exhibit at ArtSeen 107. Bentonville, AR May 30, 2012
The Art Hotel in Eindhoven has a large gallery located close to the reception area. Guests can brows...
The Art Hotel in Eindhoven has a large gallery located close to the reception area. Guests can browse art and even purchase any paintings that catch their eye. The prices are quite high, however.
Carol Matson s work is on display at Arcadia Gallery in Toronto.
Carol Matson's work is on display at Arcadia Gallery in Toronto.
Carol Matson s work is on display at Arcadia Gallery in Toronto.
Carol Matson's work is on display at Arcadia Gallery in Toronto.
Carol Matson s work is on display at Arcadia Gallery in Toronto.
Carol Matson's work is on display at Arcadia Gallery in Toronto.
File photo: Skating in Holland  Unknown author  Oil on canvas 31.8 x 46.4 cm. Sir Hugh Lane Bequest ...
File photo: Skating in Holland, Unknown author, Oil on canvas 31.8 x 46.4 cm. Sir Hugh Lane Bequest, 1917; on loan to the Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery of Modern Art, Dublin, since 1979. Signed: Jongkind, but likely to be a forgery.
National Gallery, London
Carol Matson s work is on display at Arcadia Gallery in Toronto.
Carol Matson's work is on display at Arcadia Gallery in Toronto.
Carol Matson s work is on display at Arcadia Gallery in Toronto.
Carol Matson's work is on display at Arcadia Gallery in Toronto.