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How a Notorious Art Heist Led to the Discovery of 6 Fake Mona Lisas

Human civilization has changed a lot over the past five millennia—but our instinct toward fakery, fraud, and flimflam seems to have remained relatively stable. In their new book Hoax: A History of Deception (Chronicle Books), Ian Tattersall and Peter Névraumont

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Record Breaking Art

Leonardo da Vinci’s painting, “Saviour of the World,” sold for $450,312,500 Wednesday at auction, Christie’s said. The price, which includes a buyer’s premium, makes it “the most expensive painting ever sold at auction,” the auction house said in a statement. The

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Da Vinci Masterpiece

Leonardo Da Vinci’s last privately-held masterpiece — a portrait of Jesus — is up for auction for $100 million. The oil painting on panel, which dates back to the 16th century, is called the Salvator Mundi…it’s dark behind the portrait much like

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Leonardo da Vinci Exhibit World Tour Begins [VIDEO]

  The largest exhibit of one of the world’s greatest minds in history has begun it’s 10 year world tour.   Leaonardo da Vinci, a name so grand it has inspired books, movies, and ninja turtles, was a true renaissance

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Artist Sketches Found

A long-lost sketchbook reportly by Vincent van Gogh, was released to the world today but the Van Gogh museum in Amsterdam has said the 65 pictures are not authentic. As reported by a Canadian news service, it was discovered by

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Artist Makes Art Out Of Leaves And Other Natural Materials

Andy Goldsworthy is a sculptor from Scotland and he creates  art by arranging leaves, sticks, rocks or anything else he can finds in nature. Goldsworthy says that when he creates something ” in a field or street, it may vanish

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Master Work Found

This beautiful painting of the Virgin Mary sold for $25 (about $2,574 in today’s currency) in 1899 because it was believed to be a copy of a master work. Art experts now think it’s an

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Dead Sea Dress

Israeli artist Sigalit Landau decided to use the Dead Sea in a bit of art. Inspired by a 1920 era production of a Yiddish Play “The Dybbuk” about a young woman who goes mad and gets possessed by the evil

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Flapjack Art

A Japanese chef has perfected a technique for his pancake art.

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A Star Is Changed

Donald Trump’s star in Hollywood was “altered” by a local street artist. The wall around it is cement, there is wire on top of the wall and it’s adorned with “Keep Out” signs. Many curious on-lookers stopped to take pictures.

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4 O’clock Fact: Realistic Art

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4 o’clock fun fact: Bricks

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