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Tracey Emin to mass produce ‘My Bed’

Controversial artist Tracey Emin has announced plans to mass-produce one of her most famous artworks. Described as seminal because of the extensive use of novel materials like used condoms, ‘My Bed’ was created in 1998 and the original has just been sold for £2.3 million at auction.

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Posted: Jul 2nd, 2014
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Banksy didn’t draw ‘Naked Lady with Big Bosoms’


A piece of street art thought to have been created by the famous Banksy, was not in fact the work of the cult street artist according to experts from Sotheby’s.

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Posted: Mar 23rd, 2014
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East End appeal to get Van Dyke self portrait out of the UK

Lovers of all that is holy in the East End of London are being asked to raise £12.5m to ensure the last self-portrait of Dick Van Dyke does not stay in the UK.

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Posted: Nov 26th, 2013
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Damian Hirst’s arsehole splits art world

The art world is reassessing Damien Hirst’s arsehole, after it was displayed on a plinth in Ilfracombe. Studded with diamonds and dappled with light, the ring piece dates from his ‘They’ll Buy Anything’ period.

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Posted: Oct 19th, 2012
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Munch’s lesser-known ‘The Mutter Under the Breath’ sells at auction for £17.25

After living in the shade of the more-renowned ‘The Scream’, Edvard Munch’s sister painting ‘The Mutter Under the Breath’ finally sold at auction in London this week for £17.25.

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Posted: May 4th, 2012
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