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Daub Ya (real name George) began painting pictures of fellow animals he met from his time in the World Zoo, from where he was retired in 2008. Two portraits of bear friends, ‘Pooh-Tin’ and ‘Toh-Nee’ have drawn the most attention at the show, with one critic lauding them as ‘penetratingly accurate’, whilst most critics dismissed them as ‘risible’, ‘puerile’ and ‘utter shite’.
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Fears of bubonic plague were played down today by Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, Eric Pickles.
‘As long as I’m in control there is no cause for panic.” he said. “I deal with cannibal rats in the House of Commons on a daily basis.’
A long lost masterpiece by Murillo has been discovered in a stable in Tring. The painting, entitled “The Selfie Adoration of The Magi” is believed to represent the vanity of man in the presence of a ‘higher’, more altruistic being, Murillo basing the characters on politicians of his time.
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