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Ancient cave graffiti confirms man’s obsession with drawing moustaches on things

cavemen apparently loved knob gagsA medieval hunting forest in rural Essex has given up its secrets to a team of archaeologists this week after six caves, previously hidden for millennia by tree growth and fallen rock, unveiled an impressive collection of ancient drawings and ‘hilarious graffiti’.

The prehistoric doodles prove that man has enjoyed scribbling moustaches and novelty eye-patches on other people’s work for ‘thousands of years’.

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Posted: Nov 24th, 2013
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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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UK mourns loss of nation’s greatest painter, decorator

people he worked for fell in love with him‘The vitality of Freund’s walls and the intensity of his skirting boards guarantee him a place in the pantheon of late 20th Century painters and decorators.’

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Posted: Jul 25th, 2011
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Abstract-expressionist court artist fired

court's decision embraced avant garde expressionist judicial construct of 'avizandum'‘Her indistinct paintings failed to accurately capture the atmosphere and events at Lincoln Crown Court.’

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Posted: Jul 9th, 2010
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