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Meet the Essex artist who paints portraits of Premier League players like Gabriel Martinelli and Emi Martinez

An Essex artist who painted a portrait of a Premier League football player ended up being commissioned to paint more by two sports stars. Archie Wallis, 22, from Castle Hedingham, has been making waves with his artistry on his Instagram page, designing and drawing animal portraits for friends and family …

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Last Minute World Book Day Costume Ideas for Families on a Budget

Anguished posts about fancy dress on social media by parents of elementary school students can only mean one thing: World Book Day is back. Primarily aimed at promoting books and nurturing the love of reading, World Book Day is now seen by children as a day to ditch their uniforms …

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Yves Tanguy’s lost painting is rediscovered – ARTnews.com

For decades, researchers believed that a painting by surrealist artist Yves Tanguy was destroyed in a raid on a Paris cinema led by two right-wing groups. Today, in a find that shocked even those familiar with Tanguy’s work, that painting has been found and restored to its original state. It …

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Long Unseen Painting by Marsden Hartley Resurfaces After Decades – ARTnews.com

Last exhibited more than 40 years ago, a 1936 painting by American modernist Marsden Hartley recently resurfaced after being found in a bank vault where a collector had stored it for safekeeping, according to a report in the Portland Press Herald. The anonymous collector died recently and the work, titled …

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O’Keeffe’s Painting Restored After Tarantula Water Damage – ARTnews.com

Spring (1948), a seven-foot-wide painting by Georgia O’Keeffe of two primroses, a pair of antlers, and the top of a New Mexico mountain, is praised by experts as a significant entry into the work of the artist. Owned by the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum in Santa Fe, it was painted during …

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International boxer who spends his days painting murals

An international boxer has swapped padded gloves and the ring for paintbrushes and canvas. Rob Newbiggin was once an international boxer, turning professional in his early twenties, but now spends most of his time painting and preparing for his art degree. The 57-year-old was born in California, USA, before being …

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Prince Charles: “Painting transports me to another dimension”

The Prince of Wales has described how he finds painting so relaxing that it ‘transports me to another dimension’, as the largest exhibition of his works is held at the Garrison Chapel in Chelsea, London. Seventy-nine of Charles’s watercolors – the first comprehensive exhibition of his work in the medium …

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Christmas gift ideas for the Irish League fan in your life

Sometimes it can be a nightmare to find a gift to please the Irish League fan in your life. Face it, they’re fickle at the best of times. But fear not, if you’re looking for that little Christmas stocking filler, you might find something on our list below. We’ve taken …

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This ‘estate’ still isn’t like a Renaissance painting – ARTnews.com

HBO Succession is not a TV show with many memorable images – you often come back remembering biting one-liners and family betrayals instead of individual shots. But a composition from the prestige drama’s season 3 finale, an image featuring three members of the Roy clan on a Tuscan road, has …

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Rijksmuseum seeks $ 170 million from Dutch state for Rembrandt painting – ARTnews.com

The Dutch government appears ready to support the Rijksmuseum’s purchase of a Rembrandt self-portrait for 175 million euros ($ 198 million), the Amsterdam institution announced on Wednesday. The standard bearer (1636), which depicts the 30-year-old painter in historical attire, is one of Rembrandt’s last masterpieces still in private hands. The …

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Every flash point of Ryan Porteous Rangers as painting of Hibs defender ends and tackles legal controversy

There has always been a great rivalry between the Rangers and the Hibs. So when a hard-core young Hibee dons that green shirt, it’s probably no surprise that there’s a little extra edge to his game. But even taking that into account, the number of flash points Ryan Porteous caught …

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Teenager caught spray painting got lucky to avoid trouble

A teenager caught using cannabis and spraying paint on a building had a chance to avoid trouble. Mark Miller, 18, was caught by police with a spray paint spray in his hand while hanging out and drinking with his friends on Whites Bridge Avenue, Paisley on February 14 of last …

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UK bans $ 10million export of Sargent paint – ARTnews.com

The UK government has imposed a temporary export ban on a John Singer Sargent painting of a 19th century British aristocrat valued at £ 7.5million ($ 10million). Officials said they hoped a UK buyer would pay for the work to prevent him from leaving the country Sargent painted the portrait, …

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Veterans organization sells Norman Rockwell painting for $ 4.3 million – ARTnews.com

The Massachusetts branch of the American Legion Post, a veterans services organization, sold a Norman Rockwell painting to Heritage Auctions last week for $ 4.3 million. Title Home for Thanksgiving (1945), the painting was sold in Dallas, Texas, and was being auctioned off to raise funds for the organization, which …

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Tiffany Double’s Down on Basquiat painting for new Advent calendar – ARTnews.com

As part of its recently launched “About Love” campaign, led by Beyoncé and Jay-Z, Tiffany & Co. dubbed the centerpiece of the ad, the 1982 Jean-Michael Basquiat painting Equals Pi, create a limited edition vacation-themed edition around it. On Wednesday, the luxury jeweler unveiled the 2021 edition of its annual …

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Nazi-looted El Greco painting to sell Christie’s after return to heirs – ARTnews.com

Three Old Master paintings looted during World War II, including an old El Greco, will be auctioned at the Old Masters Evening Sale at Christie’s in London on December 7. All the paintings were once owned by Julius and Camilla Priester; the couple’s heirs received the works in recent years, …

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National Gallery acquires iconic Faith Ringgold painting – ARTnews.com

Ahead of a Faith Ringgold retrospective scheduled to open at the New Museum in February, the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC has acquired a painting from the artist’s famous “American People Series”. Title The American People Series # 18: The Flag Bleeds (1967), the painting was donated to …

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Rare Auction LS Lowry Painting Estimated To Sell For A Huge Price … At Auction

LS Lowry’s only auction room painting will be auctioned at Sotheby’s next month with an estimate of up to £ 1.8million. The 1958 auction has never been offered at auction before and was acquired by its current owners over two decades ago. The Stretford-born artist’s painting was first exhibited at …

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Banksy’s self-destructive painting sells for a record $25.3 million – ARTnews.com

by Banksy Love is in the trash composed of the shreds of his famous self-destructing piece girl with ball, fetched £18.6 million ($25.3 million) at a Sotheby’s sale in London on Thursday, setting a new high for the artist at auction. After 10 minutes of bidding, the work was bought …

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Jennifer Guidi on Pandemic Painting – ARTnews.com

Jennifer Guidi’s career skyrocketed with her 2017 exhibition “San Fernando” at Almine Rech Gallery in New York. Guidi’s trance-inducing abstract landscape paintings with subtle bursts of color and gradations of textures have sent collectors into a frenzy — such a mad frenzy, in fact, that dealer Stefan Simchowitz wrote in …

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Mohammed bin Salman has already bought a fake board worth more than Newcastle United

The Newcastle United owner’s wealth knows no bounds as the Magpies join Manchester City and Paris-Saint Germain as clubs owned by Middle Eastern royalty. Saudi Public Investment Fund governor Yasir Al-Rumayyan is leading the club’s new owner after the takeover on Thursday. However, it was the massive financial backing from …

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Potential Newcastle owner has already spent £ 330million on ‘fake’ Leonardo da Vinci painting

Newcastle United’s potential new owner Mohammed bin Salman has already spent £ 330million on an allegedly fake Leonardo da Vinci painting, according to a documentary. The Saudi Crown Prince, 36, chairs the Saudi Public Investment Fund aiming to take an 80% stake in the club, with some sources suggesting a …

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Iconic Manchester United legends painting up for auction – and why Ronaldo wasn’t included

An iconic painting featuring Manchester United legends and former managers Sir Alex Ferguson and Sir Matt Busby is set to spark a bidding war when it goes under the hammer for the first time next month. The striking portrait shows red icons of the modern era including Eric Cantona, Wayne …

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Painting by LS Lowry of Stockport Street auctioned for £ 350,000

A painting by LS Lowry of a street in Stockport has been auctioned for £ 350,000. The Street With Many Steps, signed and dated by the famous artist in 1961, was sold by Chrystals Auctions at The Nunnery in Douglas, Isle of Man on Wednesday afternoon (September 15). The 48 …

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Banksy’s self-destructive painting returns to Sotheby’s – ARTnews.com

Barely three years ago, Banksy Girl with a balloon (2006) made headlines after selling for £1 million ($1.4 million) in an evening sale at Sotheby’s London. But it wasn’t the price that caused a stir, rather it was that the bottom half of the coin was shredded immediately after the …

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Football fans distracted by David James’ painting of Clark Kent in Deadline Day interview

Football fans took to Twitter to discuss the distracting painting that appeared behind David James during his interview with Sky Sports News on Tuesday morning. The former Portsmouth and Liverpool keeper appeared via a video link on DEADLINE DAY to discuss a series of transfer articles, including Manchester United’s signing …

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The ingenious DIY paint hack that’s going viral on TikTok

Are your walls covered in roller marks and stippling? Well, they won’t be for much longer – thanks to one woman’s ingenious hack going viral on TikTok. The internet is going wild for its incredibly smooth walls. The solution is so easy. In fact, you probably already own the secret …

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MFA Houston allegedly sold painting under duress during WWII – ARTnews.com

The Monuments Men Foundation for the Preservation of Art, an organization that studies works looted during World War II, is asking the Museum of Fine Arts Houston to return an 18th-century painting to the heirs of a German Jewish collector. The MFA asserts that the sale of the work was …

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Wokingham husband of murdered woman casts doubt on unearthed painting of serial killer Bible John

A Berkshire man whose wife was murdered by serial killer “Bible John” questioned an unearthed painting of the suspect. Over 50 years ago, three women were murdered in Glasgow, prompting the commissioning of a portrait of the suspect based on a memory of a survivor of the man. This painting …

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German city’s return of Franz Marc painting stalled – ARTnews.com

In April, the German city of Düsseldorf decided to return a painting by Franz Marc to the heirs of a Jewish businessman who sold the work during World War II. However, this return will not happen immediately. The German news agency dpa reports that bureaucratic dealings have effectively brought restitution …

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Historians renew debate over possible Dürer painting in German church – ARTnews.com

An altar in a church in the German city of Crailsheim has again become a subject of debate after some experts made another attempt to attribute a painting to Albrecht Dürer. The painting in question is in the Johanneskirche (Saint John’s Church). The altar was built around 1490 in the …

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In Arghavan Khosravi’s multi-part painting, freedom is key – ARTnews.com

JPEGs do Arghavan Khosravi’s work a disservice; although appearing flat and one-dimensional in line, the artist’s canvases are decidedly sculptural in person, with intricate constructions, illusionistic uses of depth and surface, and thoughtful, almost exclamatory incorporations of found materials. . Their complex relationships all serve to express an Iranian woman’s …

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