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    Pablo Picasso

    Pablo Picasso 25 October 1881 – 8 April 1973) was a Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, stage designer, poet and playwright who spent most of his adult life in France. Regarded as one of the most influential artists of the 20th century, he is known for co-founding the Cubist movement, the invention of constructed sculpture, the […] More

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    Edvard Munch

    Edvard Munch 12 December 1863 – 23 January 1944) was a Norwegian painter and printmaker whose intensely evocative treatment of psychological themes built upon some of the main tenets of late 19th-century Symbolism and greatly influenced German Expressionism in the early 20th century. His best known work is The Scream, painted in 1893. More

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    Fakes in the art world – The mystery conman

    Fake art sits unnoticed in galleries around the world. A talented fraudster has been playing the art market and ripping off collectors for years. Who is the mystery conman? Discover more in THE MYSTERY CONMAN – THE MURKY BUSINESS OF COUNTERFEIT ANTIQUES.Museum curators and art collectors want to sweep the topic of counterfeiting under the […] More

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    What Makes Art Valuable ?

    The International Art Markets, subtitled The Essential Guide for Collectors and Investors, is a book, compiled and edited by James Goodwin. In 42 country art market chapters, plus one regional chapter, the book’s aim is to detail the multitude of influences on each country’s art market for the benefit of new or existing art collectors […] More

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    The great contemporary art bubble

    Art critic and film-maker Ben Lewis spent two years following the contemporary art market, from its heady peak in May 2008 until the crash and burn in October. Now, in a new and updated version of the film first broadcast in May 2009, he returns one year later, in October 2009, to discover a very different […] More