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11 Feb, 2014

More art found in Nazi loot probe

Posted by: admin In: BBC Arts

Dozens more art works emerge at the house of Cornelius Gurlitt, the collector found with hundreds of paintings believed stolen by the Nazis. Read the original article on the BBC

11 Feb, 2014

Murray backs Clooney on Elgin Marbles

Posted by: admin In: BBC Arts

The Monuments Men actor Bill Murray backs his co-star and director George Clooney’s view the UK should return the Elgin Marbles to Greece. Read the original article on the BBC

29 Nov, 2013

Council undervalues art by millions

Posted by: admin In: BBC Arts

Bradford Council has been underestimating the value of its art collection by millions of pounds, a new valuation reveals. Read the original article on the BBC

29 Nov, 2013

Trainspotting ‘favourite Scots book’

Posted by: admin In: BBC Arts

Irvine Welsh’s debut novel Trainspotting is named as Scotland’s favourite book of the past 50 years. Read the original article on the BBC

27 Nov, 2013

Dinosaur skeleton sells for £400,000

Posted by: admin In: BBC Arts

A diplodocus skeleton believed to be one of only six relatively complete specimens in the world is sold at auction. Read the original article on the BBC

10 Aug, 2010

Turner oil breaks artist record

Posted by: admin In: BBC Arts

A Turner masterpiece of a view over Rome sells for £29.7m at Sotheby’s in London, breaking the artist’s record at auction. Read the original article on the BBC

10 Aug, 2010

Man cleared of Shakespeare theft

Posted by: admin In: BBC Arts

Antiques dealer Raymond Scott is cleared of stealing a rare copy of Shakespeare’s First Folio, worth an estimated £1m. Read the original article on the BBC

10 Aug, 2010

Slave portrait appeal is launched

Posted by: admin In: BBC Arts

The National Portrait Gallery launches a £100,000 appeal to help keep in the UK the earliest known British oil painting of a freed slave. Read the original article on the BBC

10 Aug, 2010

Artist Taylor-Wood has baby girl

Posted by: admin In: BBC Arts

Artist turned film-maker Sam Taylor-Wood has a baby girl with actor fiance Aaron Johnson. Read the original article on the BBC

10 Aug, 2010

Sister Act show role for Goldberg

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Oscar-winning actress Whoopi Goldberg is set to make her West End debut, starring in the musical Sister Act. Read the original article on the BBC


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