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Art thief exploits alarm malfunction at the Paris Museum of Modern Art

2010 has been the year of art tragedy. Alexander McQueen died in February aged just 42, Picasso’s The Actor got torn at the Metropolitan...
Summer Pavilion 2010

The Serpentine Gallery sees red with Jean Nouvel’s 2010 Summer Pavilion

The Serpentine Gallery in London's Hyde Park is well known for its iconic design exhibitions and the 2010 Summer Pavilion follows in the footsteps...
Le Tare

Pablo Picasso’s The Actor gets torn by student at the Metropolitan Museum, New York

The Actor was painted in 1904/05 by Picasso and is worth an estimated £80 million, but that didn’t stop an idiot art student from...
Fake Wolf

The winner of the 2009 Wildlife Photographer of the Year has been disqualified

The cheek. The ruddy cheek. That’s all I can say. I was tucked up like a kipper by a tame wolf apparently passed off...
Van Gogh, Yellow House

The Real Van Gogh: The Artist And His Letters at the Royal Academy of...

For anyone that hasn’t been lucky enough to see any of his work, a large body of it graced the Royal Academy of Arts...
The Tate Modern

Michael Rakowitz exhibition, Tate Modern

It doesn’t look like a snappy title, but read it out loud and you’ll find that actually it is. This is a condition that...

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