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# painting - Monday 22 February, 2021

Mysterious inscription on The Scream painting was written by artist himself, experts determine
# Edvard Munch
# Edvard Munch

Mysterious inscription on The Scream painting was written by artist himself, experts determine

Feb 22nd 2021, 4:50 PM 24,747 Views 8 Comments

The phrase “Can only have been painted by a madman” is written in pencil in Norwegian on the painting.

# painting - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Painting by renowned Irish artist Jack Butler Yeats sells for €1.7 million at auction
# Going Going Gone
# Going Going Gone

Painting by renowned Irish artist Jack Butler Yeats sells for €1.7 million at auction

Nov 27th 2019, 3:05 PM 12,197 Views 3 Comments

Reverie by Jack Butler Yeats had a guide price of up to €700,000.

# painting - Monday 28 October, 2019

Rare Cimabue painting discovered in French kitchen sells for €24 million at auction
# Highest Bidder
# Highest Bidder

Rare Cimabue painting discovered in French kitchen sells for €24 million at auction

Oct 28th 2019, 5:30 PM 25,632 Views 19 Comments

Bidding began at €3 million, with only three of the eight bidders present at the auction.

# painting - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

Monet masterpiece sells for almost €100 million at New York auction
# Impressive
# Impressive

Monet masterpiece sells for almost €100 million at New York auction

May 15th 2019, 7:38 AM 18,640 Views 20 Comments

The anonymous collector who brought the painting to be auctioned had bought it for €2.2 million.

# painting - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

In Pictures: Winning entries of Ireland's most talented young artists in this year's Texaco art competition
# Talent
# Talent

In Pictures: Winning entries of Ireland's most talented young artists in this year's Texaco art competition

Apr 16th 2019, 6:08 PM 43,179 Views 28 Comments

There were 126 winners over seven categories.

# painting - Monday 4 February, 2019

Banksy artwork that self-destructed is going on display in German museum
# Girl With Balloon
# Girl With Balloon

Banksy artwork that self-destructed is going on display in German museum

Feb 4th 2019, 8:06 PM 16,479 Views 10 Comments

Girl with Balloon will be shown from tomorrow through to 3 March at the Frieder Burda museum.

# painting - Monday 28 May, 2018

Russia calls for 'most severe punishment' after visitor causes serious damage to Ivan the Terrible painting
# Vandalised
# Vandalised

Russia calls for 'most severe punishment' after visitor causes serious damage to Ivan the Terrible painting

May 28th 2018, 10:30 PM 33,079 Views 13 Comments

Russian police arrested a 37-year-old man who used a metal pole to break the glass covering the painting.

# painting - Sunday 25 February, 2018

Woman buys Irish painting worth up to $10,000 at US thrift store for just $1
# Auction
# Auction

Woman buys Irish painting worth up to $10,000 at US thrift store for just $1

Feb 25th 2018, 7:00 AM 30,595 Views 6 Comments

The woman had no idea what the painting was worth when she first bought it.

# painting - Monday 5 February, 2018

Bitcoin brain teaser: This cryptic painting just earned someone €40,000
# Crack The Code
# Crack The Code

Bitcoin brain teaser: This cryptic painting just earned someone €40,000

Feb 5th 2018, 9:16 PM 23,026 Views 16 Comments

The puzzle was created by crypto artists @coin_artist and Rob Myers in early 2015.

# painting - Thursday 7 December, 2017

Leonardo Da Vinci's Salvator Mundi heading to Abu Dhabi after selling for €380 million
# Salvator Mundi
# Salvator Mundi

Leonardo Da Vinci's Salvator Mundi heading to Abu Dhabi after selling for €380 million

Dec 7th 2017, 9:41 AM 15,366 Views 35 Comments

The Louvre Abu Dhabi is the first museum to bear the Louvre name outside France.

# painting - Thursday 16 November, 2017

Da Vinci painting of Jesus Christ sells for record-breaking $450 million
# Christ Almighty
# Christ Almighty

Da Vinci painting of Jesus Christ sells for record-breaking $450 million

Nov 16th 2017, 7:17 AM 30,328 Views 70 Comments

The 500-year-old painting was sold by the Russian boss of the soccer club AS Monaco.

# painting - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Spanish police recover 3 Francis Bacon paintings stolen in 2015
# Madrid
# Madrid

Spanish police recover 3 Francis Bacon paintings stolen in 2015

Jul 20th 2017, 12:26 PM 10,712 Views 23 Comments

Five paintings by the British artist were stolen from the home of a friend of Bacon in July 2015.

# painting - Monday 12 June, 2017

'My old teammates will be slagging me on WhatsApp': Portrait of Henry Shefflin unveiled
# National Gallery
# National Gallery

'My old teammates will be slagging me on WhatsApp': Portrait of Henry Shefflin unveiled

Jun 12th 2017, 7:06 PM 27,115 Views 22 Comments

King Henry has been immortalised.

# painting - Friday 19 May, 2017

This US masterpiece smashed records after selling for $110.5 million
# Jean-michel Basquiat
# Jean-michel Basquiat

This US masterpiece smashed records after selling for $110.5 million

May 19th 2017, 8:37 AM 20,001 Views 46 Comments

The painting of a skull-like head in oil-stick was valued pre-sale in excess of $60 million.

# painting - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

Parisian taxi driver returns €1.5 million painting that was accidentally left in his cab
# Good Egg
# Good Egg

Parisian taxi driver returns €1.5 million painting that was accidentally left in his cab

May 2nd 2017, 10:08 PM 24,509 Views 55 Comments

Concetto Spaziale by Italian painter Lucio Fontana is one of the 20th century’s most well-known artistic works.

# painting - Monday 10 April, 2017

'In this business you can't know everything': Painting with €800 price tag sells for €120,000
# Irish Auction
# Irish Auction

'In this business you can't know everything': Painting with €800 price tag sells for €120,000

Apr 10th 2017, 3:41 PM 30,641 Views 27 Comments

“To my knowledge, the bidder hasn’t seen the picture in the flesh, so to speak,” says James O’Halloran of Adam’s Auctioneers.

# painting - Friday 10 June, 2016

8 of the best pieces of street art around Ireland
# Sponsored By Campo Viejo
# Sponsored By Campo Viejo

8 of the best pieces of street art around Ireland

Jun 10th 2016, 10:42 AM 25,808 Views 19 Comments

Iconic, ironic or just beautiful. Check them out.

# painting - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Lost 400-year-old Caravaggio might have been discovered in attic of French house
# Masterpiece
# Masterpiece

Lost 400-year-old Caravaggio might have been discovered in attic of French house

Apr 12th 2016, 2:47 PM 14,208 Views 16 Comments

It’s valued at about €120 million.

# painting - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

Denis O'Brien is to purchase a €2.5 million painting and donate it to the state
# Philanthropist
# Philanthropist

Denis O'Brien is to purchase a €2.5 million painting and donate it to the state

Nov 18th 2015, 4:13 PM 16,803 Views 113 Comments

The painting is part of the Russborough House collection which has been the subject of much controversy over the last six months.

# painting - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

This kid tripped in an art gallery and punched a hole in a €1.3million painting
# Whoopsie
From The Daily Edge
# Whoopsie

This kid tripped in an art gallery and punched a hole in a €1.3million painting

Aug 25th 2015, 10:38 AM 4,560 Views 2 Comments

Oh, I’ll just walk past this paNOOOOOOOOO.

# painting - Friday 22 May, 2015

This 3D painting will freak you out
# Amazing
# Amazing

This 3D painting will freak you out

May 22nd 2015, 6:50 PM 19,550 Views 7 Comments

We feel dizzy.

# painting - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

Thief on bicycle steals painting from Dublin art gallery
# Painting
# Painting

Thief on bicycle steals painting from Dublin art gallery

May 13th 2015, 2:58 PM 17,278 Views 23 Comments

Gardai at Pearse Street station are investigating the case.

# painting - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

11 minutes of madness: Sale of Picasso painting sets world record
# I'll Take Two
# I'll Take Two

11 minutes of madness: Sale of Picasso painting sets world record

May 12th 2015, 7:26 AM 15,331 Views 36 Comments

It took eleven minutes before a winner emerged.

# painting - Saturday 18 April, 2015

Michael Flatley’s €90k tap art didn’t go down too well on the Late Late last night
# Falling Flatley
# Falling Flatley

Michael Flatley’s €90k tap art didn’t go down too well on the Late Late last night

Apr 18th 2015, 1:02 PM 37,198 Views 78 Comments

Yes. He now paints with his feet.

# painting - Saturday 7 February, 2015

At $300 million, this is now the most expensive painting ever
# Price Gauguin
# Price Gauguin

At $300 million, this is now the most expensive painting ever

Feb 7th 2015, 3:18 PM 18,104 Views 36 Comments

A steal. Right?

# painting - Thursday 4 December, 2014

Six year sentence for man who damaged €10 million Monet
# Time Is Monet
# Time Is Monet

Six year sentence for man who damaged €10 million Monet

Dec 4th 2014, 7:06 PM 16,889 Views 63 Comments

The painting — ‘Argenteuil Basin with a Single Sailboat’ — was returned to public display last summer after 18 months of painstaking restoration work.

# painting - Monday 29 September, 2014

Sopranos actor discovers long-lost artwork worth millions
# Art Attack
From The Daily Edge
# Art Attack

Sopranos actor discovers long-lost artwork worth millions

Sep 29th 2014, 8:01 PM 34,892 Views 13 Comments

He paid $140,000 at auction for the painting, which turned out to be by Italian artist Guercino. Handy.

# painting - Saturday 6 September, 2014

Monet landscape found in suitcase art collector brought to hospital
# Monet Monet
# Monet Monet

Monet landscape found in suitcase art collector brought to hospital

Sep 6th 2014, 7:25 AM 17,688 Views 12 Comments

German man Cornelius Gurlitt died and the suitcase was left at the hospital.

# painting - Friday 29 August, 2014

This Banksy artwork sold for £403,000 - and saved a youth club
# Mobile Lovers
# Mobile Lovers

This Banksy artwork sold for £403,000 - and saved a youth club

Aug 29th 2014, 12:05 PM 16,079 Views 29 Comments

The Broad Plain Boys’ Club in Bristol has been saved – after they took a crowbar to the Banksy work.

# painting - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

This painting is an optical illusion and will make your brain hurt
# Mind Melter
From The Daily Edge
# Mind Melter

This painting is an optical illusion and will make your brain hurt

Jul 2nd 2014, 6:27 PM 4,788 Views 0 Comments

It’s moving, it’s definitely moving.

# painting - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

€10m Monet painting damaged in 2012 incident goes back on display this morning
# More Monet
# More Monet

€10m Monet painting damaged in 2012 incident goes back on display this morning

Jul 1st 2014, 8:25 AM 6,403 Views 16 Comments

Experts have been working painstakingly to restore the painting for the past 18 months.

# painting - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Francis Bacon triptych expected to make $80m at New York auction
# Under The Hammer
# Under The Hammer

Francis Bacon triptych expected to make $80m at New York auction

May 13th 2014, 11:51 AM 5,687 Views 11 Comments

The Irish-born artist’s ‘Three Studies of Lucian Freud’ sold for $142.4 million last year.

# painting - Monday 28 April, 2014

This Is What A Children's Playground Looks Like In Canada Pic of the Day
# PLAYTIME WITH A VIEW
# PLAYTIME WITH A VIEW

This Is What A Children's Playground Looks Like In Canada Pic of the Day

Apr 28th 2014, 10:38 AM 18,751 Views 24 Comments

There are some lucky kids in Alberta who get to play in front of this backdrop.

# painting - Friday 4 April, 2014

Iconic Battle of Clontarf painting to be unveiled later today
# OPW
# OPW

Iconic Battle of Clontarf painting to be unveiled later today

Apr 4th 2014, 7:30 AM 12,019 Views 23 Comments

The massive 3 x 2 metre painting depicts the 1014 battle, in which Brian Boru was killed.

# painting - Saturday 11 January, 2014

Technology saving major works in National Gallery
# Preserve Us
# Preserve Us

Technology saving major works in National Gallery

Jan 11th 2014, 10:15 AM 5,418 Views 3 Comments

Priceless art collection preserved for future through latest conservation methods.

# painting - Thursday 5 December, 2013

National Gallery 'disappointed' jury failed to reach a verdict in damaged Monet painting case
# Jury Deadlock
# Jury Deadlock

National Gallery 'disappointed' jury failed to reach a verdict in damaged Monet painting case

Dec 5th 2013, 5:58 PM 12,249 Views 15 Comments

A Dublin man is accused of causing of causing €7 million worth of damage to a Monet oil painting in the National Gallery of Ireland.

# painting - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

Sold! Francis Bacon painting sells for $142 million - the most expensive ever
# Bringing Home The Bacon
# Bringing Home The Bacon

Sold! Francis Bacon painting sells for $142 million - the most expensive ever

Nov 13th 2013, 8:21 AM 18,743 Views 85 Comments

The price was $60 million more than the auctioneers had expected as seven bidders pushed the price up during a fast-moving auction.

# painting - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

# painting - Friday 30 August, 2013

This award-winning artwork was painted by a chimpanzee
# Brush With Fame
From The Daily Edge
# Brush With Fame

This award-winning artwork was painted by a chimpanzee

Aug 30th 2013, 4:44 PM 895 Views 0 Comments

… and it’s probably better than yours.

# painting - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

Police seize 'Putin in women's underwear' painting
# Russia
# Russia

Police seize 'Putin in women's underwear' painting

Aug 28th 2013, 1:41 PM 8,929 Views 30 Comments

The painting portrays Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev lounging together in lingerie.

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