Does the Commercialisation of Street Art Undermine the Work?

19.10.2013
Banksy's recent activity in New York has generated mountains of coverage, in print and online. But what does the greater coverage of urban...
'Chinese Girl' Up For Sale

'Chinese Girl' Up For Sale

25.01.2013
The face that launched a thousand prints - Russian painter Vladimir Tretchikoff's instantly recognisable Chinese Girl - is up for sale. The...
Hand-Written Keats Poem To Auction For £45,000

Hand-Written Keats Poem To Auction For £45,000

9.01.2013
A fragment of the only hand-written poem by John Keats known to remain in private hands is going under the hammer. Inspired by a walk...
Did David Cameron Draw This Chicken?

Did David Cameron Draw This Chicken?

16.10.2012
Can you tell which of those postcards has been designed by famous artists, sports stars and even the Prime Minister? Postcard-sized artworks...
Which Notorious Criminal Painted This Idyllic Landscape?

Which Notorious Criminal Painted This Idyllic Landscape?

Heather Skillen  20.06.2012
A series of artworks produced behind bars by the notorious Kray twins are expected to fetch £15,000 when they go under the hammer next...
The Scream Sells For Record-Breaking £74m

The Scream Sells For Record-Breaking £74m

3.05.2012
The only privately-owned version of Edvard Munch's classic masterpiece The Scream has fetched a record-breaking $119.9m (£74m) at auction. The...
Who Will Buy 'The Scream'?

Who Will Buy 'The Scream'?

25.04.2012
On 2 May one of the most iconic pieces of art in the world, Edward Munch's The Scream from 1895, will be sold at auction at Sotheby's New...
Bronte Sisters Are Quids In Again

Bronte Sisters Are Quids In Again

18.04.2012
The Bronte sisters believed to be by Sir Edwin Landseer An auctioneer is hoping to score a hat-trick, selling a third item believed...
Guess Which British Artist Is Quids In Again

Guess Which British Artist Is Quids In Again

30.03.2012
A collection of works by celebrated graffiti artist Banksy have fetched more than £400,000 at auction today. Eighteen works were sold...
PHOTOS: Banksy's Painting Up For Auction

PHOTOS: Banksy's Painting Up For Auction

23.03.2012
A sale of work by anonymous graffiti artist Banksy is expected to make hundreds of thousands of pounds when it is auctioned next week. Among...
Pictures Of The Day (PICTURES)

Pictures Of The Day (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK   10.02.2012
It's been an action-packed week for the world - as evidenced by the Men's Downhill Training at the Audi FIS World Cup at Rosa Khutor Mountain...

Liz Taylor's Art Collection Sells For Double Money

8.02.2012
Three paintings from Hollywood star Elizabeth Taylor's art collection were sold for almost £14 million at auction in London. The paintings...
From Egypt to Ukraine: Pictures Of The Day

From Egypt to Ukraine: Pictures Of The Day

2.02.2012
Have you had deja vu today? It could be because today is GroundHog Day - handler Ron Ploucha is seen holding Punxsutawney Phil, the weather...