A rare nude drawing by Picasso of his lover Marie-Therese Walter is to be sold by New York’s Museum of Modern Art in Paris later this month, Christie’s said Wednesday.
A writer who thought she had found a painting by Pablo Picasso stolen in an infamous art heist six years ago said Sunday she was the victim of a "publicity stunt", Dutch media reported.
At the age of 80, Nguyễn Thị Phi Loan is still connected to the realm of art thanks to her work in the medium of paper and fabric.
A Pablo Picasso portrait of his muse Marie-Therese Walter with future lover Dora Maar emerging from the shadows fetched 50 million pounds (US$69 million) at a London sale on Wednesday, a European auction record for a painting.
The historic French fashion label Paul Poiret has been resurrected and will show its first collection in nearly nine decades at Paris fashion week next month, the brand said.
Picasso, Dali, Miro, Chagall... names that are instantly recognisable in the international art world. Now works by these masters are being exhibited in Baghdad thanks to an anonymous Iraqi collector.
Christie's kicked off the fall auction season in New York on Monday a Vincent Van Gogh leading the way at $81.3 million with robust sales of impressionist and modern art.
A tiny portrait which Pablo Picasso set into a ring to appease his lover Dora Maar after an argument will go under the hammer at Sotheby’s London auction house next week.