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The five most expensive works by living artists

Paris, France: As a digital collage by the US artist Beeple sells for $69.3 million, we look at the five works by living artists that...

Artist Beeple’s digital work sells for record $69.3 million

New York, United States: A digital collage by the American artist Beeple, a pioneer of the exploding virtual art market, sold for a record $69.3...

French heiress ratchets up battle with US over Nazi-looted painting

Paris, France: A French Holocaust survivor battling with an American university over a painting by Camille Pissarro that was stolen by the Nazis went to...

Gap in history: Afghans recall Taliban’s destruction of famed Buddha statues

Bamiyan, Afghanistan: Afghanistan's giant Buddhas stood to watch over the picturesque Bamiyan valley for centuries, surviving Mongol invasions and the harsh environment until the Taliban...

Charm and negligence behind network of master forgeries

Paris, France: A French journalist's investigation into the alleged forgery network around art collector Giuliano Ruffini has also criticized the "great negligence" of art world...

Kangaroo painting Australia’s oldest Aboriginal rock art

Paris, France: A kangaroo painting created over 17,000 years ago by Aboriginal artists has been identified -- with a little help from some ancient wasps...

Will money laundering laws end art world’s culture of secrecy?

Paris, France: When a Botticelli painting went under the hammer last month at Sotheby's in New York for $92 million, it was assumed the buyer...

Stonehenge likely made with stones from older monument: study

London, United Kingdom: Remains of an ancient monument in west Wales indicate stones that stood at the site may have been dismantled and used to...

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