Spanish Billionaire Jaime Botín Faces Prison for Allegedly Trying to Smuggle a Picasso on His Yacht
In the ongoing legal case against Spanish billionaire Jaime Botín, who’s accused of smuggling a Picasso out of Spain, the prosecutor has requested a four-year prison sentence and a €100 million fine a...
Dalí - The painter who entered the fourth dimension
A 1954 painting by Salvador Dalí features a mysterious, four-dimensional ‘hypercube’. Fiona Macdonald finds out how maths fascinated the great Spanish painter.
Eight Things You May Not Know About Picasso
Pablo Picasso died on April 8, 1973, having become arguably the most famous artist of the 20th century. His productivity was unmatched, with tens of thousands of works to his name, including groundbre...
Walt Disney's & Salvador Dali - Destino 2003 (HD 1080p)
The film tells the story of Chronos, the personification of time and the inability to realize his desire to love for a mortal. The scenes blend a series of surreal paintings of Dali with dancing and m...
Picasso Painting Sells For A Record $179 Million
Pablo Picasso would be a happy man if he were alive today. A painting by the iconic abstract artist sold for a record $179,365,000 at an auction Monday in New York, a Christie's spokesperson said. The...
The top 10 unforgettable faces in art
From Manet's dreamy barmaid to Warhol's multicoloured Marilyn Monroe and ancient Egypt's beauty queen … here are the painted faces you'll never forget.
The 10 greatest works of art ever
From mysterious 30,000-year-old cave paintings to a 'cathedral of the mind' by Jackson Pollock, art critic Jonathan Jones names his favourite artworks of all time – and where in the world you can see ...
Blood on the canvas: the greatest feuds in art history
In his exhibition You Were Shit in the 80s, artist Mackie imagines fictional feuds between great artists. He didn’t need to. Real art history is riddled with rivalries – from Leonardo’s attempted cast...
10 paintings with hidden meanings
After revelations that an artist hid a Monica Lewinsky reference in an official portrait of Bill Clinton, Mark Hudson lists 10 more paintings with secrets
Missing Picasso, disguised as a holiday gift, is recovered in New York
U.S. officials inspected a FedEx package shipped from Belgium to New York in December with its happy holiday greeting, " Joyeux Noel." They opened it and instead of a $37 “art craft toy” promised on ...
Spanish brothers scammed when attempted Goya art con backfires
Incredibly they took 1.7 million Swiss francs in photocopied bills
Salvador Dalí Biography, Art, and Analysis of Works
Artworks and analysis: Salvador Dali's flamboyant personality is as unforgettable as his undeniable technical virtuosity best displayed in his hyper-realistic style and religious symbolism.
The Women of Pablo Picasso
Picasso's relations with his various mistresses and wives were sometimes overlapping, sometimes, private, and sometimes public. It has been said that Picasso changed his companions as often as he cha...
Salvador Dalí Illustrates Alice in Wonderland, 1969
What the Mad Hatter has to do with one of the most inspired collaborations in Western culture.
Pablo Picasso - Pablo Picasso
Collection of art work by Pablo Picasso.
El Greco
El Greco, born Doménikos Theotokópoulos (1541 – 7 April 1614), was a painter, sculptor and architect of the Spanish Renaissance. "El Greco" ("The Greek") was a nickname, a reference to...
Diego Velázquez
Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez (/vəˈlɑːskeɪs, -kəs/; [ˈdjeɣo roˈðɾiɣeθ de ˈsilba i βeˈlaθkeθ]; baptized June 6, 1599 – August 6, 1660) was a Spanish painter who was the leading artist in the cou...
Francisco Goya
Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes (/ˈɡɔɪə/; [fɾanˈθisko xoˈse ðe ˈɣoʝa i luˈθjentes]; 30 March 1746 – 16 April 1828) was a Spanish romantic painter and printmaker regarded both as the last of the Old...
Pablo Picasso
Pablo Ruiz y Picasso, also known as Pablo Picasso (/pɪˈkɑːsoʊ, -ˈkæsoʊ/; [ˈpaβlo piˈkaso]; 25 October 1881 – 8 April 1973), was a Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, stage designer, poe...
Joan Miró
Joan Miró i Ferrà ([ʒuˈam miˈɾo]; 20 April 1893 – 25 December 1983) was a Catalan, Spanish painter, sculptor, and ceramicist born in Barcelona. A museum dedicated to his work, the Fundació Joan M...
Salvador Dalí
Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí i Domènech, 1st Marqués de Dalí de Pubol (May 11, 1904 – January 23, 1989), known as Salvador Dalí (/ˈdɑːli/; [səɫβəˈðo ðəˈɫi]), was a prominent Spa...
Spanish Billionaire Jaime Botín Faces Prison for Allegedly Trying to Smuggle a Picasso on His Yacht
In the ongoing legal case against Spanish billionaire Jaime Botín, who’s accused of smuggling a Picasso out of Spain, the prosecutor has requested a four-year prison sentence and a €100 million fine a...
Dalí - The painter who entered the fourth dimension
A 1954 painting by Salvador Dalí features a mysterious, four-dimensional ‘hypercube’. Fiona Macdonald finds out how maths fascinated the great Spanish painter.