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The Goldfish Pool at Chartwell, a painting by Sir Winston Churchill has been sold for almost £1.8m at auction. The painting depicts the pond at his Kent home, was painted in 1932. Sotheby’s in London...Read More >>

  • 'Hitler' painting fetches close to €130,000 at Nuremberg auction

    A watercolour painting from 1914, thought to be painted by Adolf Hitler, has sold at an auction in Nuremberg in Germany for 130,000 euros. The painting of Munich's city hall was put up for sale by two elderly sisters whose grandfather had bought the painting in 1916. A...
  • Manet £40m sale beats artist's record

    A portrait by Edouard Manet of a Parisian actress, has set a new auction record for the French impressionist after selling for $65 million. Spring, an oil on canvas painting, sold at Christie's in New York for almost double the previous record of $33.2 million for a...
  • Sir Kyffin Williams painting stolen from Royal Festival Hall

     ‘Landscape At Llanaelhaearn’, painted by Sir Kyffin Williams, a renowned Welsh artist, whose works have been sold for thousands of pounds, was stolen from London's Southbank Centre, The oil painting was discovered missing after a member of staff found the broken...
  • Banksy anti-immigration mural in Clacton-on-Sea destroyed

    The latest Banksy mural, showing a group of pigeons holding anti-immigration banners, has been destroyed following a complaint the work was "racist". The mural in Clacton-on-Sea, which appeared earlier this week, showed four pigeons on the far right holding signs...
  • PBS – Astra Theatre Agreement for Nabucco’s Promotion

    Public Broadcasting Services and Astra Opera House of Victoria, Gozo, have reached an agreement through which the national media will support the audiovisual production of giuseppe Verdi's opera Nabucco being performed on Saturday 25 October (further information on...
  • PBS – Aurora Opera House Agreement for Il Trovatore’s Promotion

    Public Broadcasting Services and Aurora Opera House of Victoria, Gozo, have reached an agreement through which the national media will support the audiovisual production of Giuseppe Verdi's opera Il Trovatore being performed on Saturday 11 October (further information...
  • Monet found in art hoarder's suitcase

    A case containing a Claude Monet landscape was discovered in a suitcase at a hospital where the late German art hoarder Cornelius Gurlitt had been staying. The case has been handed over to the administrators of his estate. The next task is to discover whether this...
  • Maltese Government buys Antonio Sciortino’s ‘Speed’ sculpture for the Maltese and Gozitan public to enjoy

    The Maltese Government through the National Agency for Heritage Malta has made an important acquisition when it purchased, for the National Collection, Antonio Sciortino’s sculpture 'Speed​​' for the price of € 163,000 at a public auction.
  • From Games for a Better Society to Life Around Malta’s Sea

    Digital games, board games, serious games, indie games, games are entering every part of our lives. Delving into this fact, the latest issue of Think, the research magazine of the University of Malta, focuses on game research with stories about the history of board...
  • House of One: The first church-mosque-synagogue in the heart of Berlin

    Berlin may be making religious history as Muslims, Jews and Christians join hands to build a place where they can all worship. The House of One, as it is being called, will hold a synagogue, a church and a mosque under one roof.

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