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An artist in residence

On this day, artist Pablo Picasso was born. Pablo Picasso (October 25, 1881 to April 8, 1973) was a Spanish expatriate painter, sculptor, print maker, ceramicist and stage designer considered one of the greatest and most influential artists of the … Continue reading

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An artist passes

On this day in 1890, artist Vincent van Gogh died.

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The Scream returns

3 months after being stolen from an art gallery in Norway, ‘The Scream’ by Edvard Munch was returned undamaged.

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An inventor is born

On this day, painter, scientist and visionary Leonardo Da Vinci was born. What can you find out about Da Vinci?

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Expensive bunch of flowers

On this day in 1987, Vincent Van Gogh’s ‘Sunflowers’ painting sold at an auction for £22.5 million.

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An artist is born

On this day, 25th October 1881, artist Pablo Picasso was born. Born in Málaga, Spain, in 1881, Pablo Picasso, became one of the greatest and most influential artists of the 20th century and the creator (with Georges Braque) of Cubism. … Continue reading

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Did you know?

Did you know it took Leonardo Da Vinci 10 years to paint the Mona Lisa?

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Did you know?

Did you know that on this day, 28th May 1999, Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece ‘The Last Supper’, was put back on display after 22 years of restoration?

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Did you know?

Did you know that on this day, 7th May 1994, ‘The Scream’, painted by Edvard Munch, was recovered 3 months after it had been stolen?

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Fact of the Week

On this day, 1st November 1512, Michelangelo’s paintings on the ceiling of Sistine Chapel in the Vatican were first exhibited.

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