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Van Gogh painting sells for £11.2 million in Paris

A rare painting by Vincent Van Gogh was sold at auction by Sotheby’s Paris for 13.1 million euros (£11.2 million). The sale of Street Scene...

Ancient bronze figurine of bull uncovered in southern Greece

Heavy rainfall in southern Greece has led to the discovery of a bronze bull figurine believed to have been a votive offering made to...

Actress strips on stage in rallying cry for culture at Cesar Awards

This year’s Cesar Awards, France’s equivalent of the Oscars, saw an actress strip off on stage in protest over the closure of cinemas and...

Rarely seen Vincent van Gogh painting exhibited ahead of auction

A rare painting by Dutch impressionist master Vincent van Gogh will be publicly displayed for the first time before its auction next month. Sotheby’s auction...

Edvard Munch wrote ‘painted by a madman’ on masterpiece The Scream

A small, barely visible sentence written with a pencil on Edvard Munch’s 1893 masterpiece The Scream was penned by the Norwegian painter himself, according...

World-famous Bayeux Tapestry to go online

The world-famous medieval Bayeux Tapestry may be off-limits to visitors because of the coronavirus pandemic, but its keepers have put a digital version online...

Botticelli painting sells for £67m at auction

A small painting by Sandro Botticelli has sold at Sotheby’s in New York for 92.2 million US dollars (£67.1 million), an auction record for...

Italian police find stolen copy of Leonardo da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi

Italian police have recovered a 500-year-old copy of Leonardo da Vinci’s 16th century Salvator Mundi painting of Jesus Christ that was stolen from a...

More shows will close and not reopen, UK Theatre chief warns

More shows will close and not reopen and more theatres will go out of business, the chief of the Society of London Theatre and...

BBC Radio commits £12m (€13m) to diverse and inclusive content

BBC Radio will commit £12 million (€13.16million) of its commissioning budget to diverse and inclusive content, it has been announced. The money, which will come...

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