Celebrity Painting Challenge winner 2019: Who won the Celebrity Painting Challenge on BBC?

Celebrity Painting Challenge 2019 announced its winner in tonight’s episode (Thursday, April 25). The three finalists, Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen, George Shelley and Josie d’Arby, did their best to impress the likes of Daphne Todd and Lachlan Goudie but only one could be crowned champion. Here’s who won Celebrity Painting Challenge 2019 on BBC One. Who won […]

“Mona Lisa effect“ is real, but doesn’t apply to Leonardo’s painting

Enlarge / Researchers at Bielefeld University in Germany used folding rulers for measurement to test the effect. Study participants indicated the number they thought Mona Lisa‘s gaze was directed at. (credit: CITEC/ Bielefeld University) There have long been anecdotal reports that the eyes of the Mona Lisa—Renaissance artist Leonardo da Vinci’s most famous painting—sometimes seem to […]

Microsoft’s billionaire co-founder has an art collection worth as much as $750 million — see the painting he just sold for a cool $35 million

Art Basel Hong Kong is the premier art fair in Asia for millionaire and billionaire collectors to buy and sell art. China is now the second biggest art market in the world, after the United States. Art Basel Hong Kong kicked off this year with one of its biggest sales yet thanks to Microsoft co-founder […]

WATCH: Art agents frantically bid on a rare $450 million painting

Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images Leonardo da Vinci’s “Salvator Mundi,” the world’s most-expensive painting, was auctioned off for a staggering $ 450 million. You can’t rush art. The world’s most expensive painting was auctioned off at a staggering price of $ 450 million Wednesday, offering a glimpse not only at the supposed artwork of a world-renowned […]

A lost Leonardo da Vinci painting just sold for a record $450 million — but critics have spotted an unusual flaw

Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images for Christie’s Auction House The Leonardo da Vinci painting “Salvator Mundi,” which just sold for a record $ 450 million, has an unusual flaw. It doesn’t obey the laws of physics in a crucial way that’s uncharacteristic of da Vinci. The flaw has led some historians to question the painting’s authenticity. Defenders […]

Stolen Dali painting, thought to be 1954 original, seized in Lebanon

Published time: 19 Oct, 2017 03:00 Lebanese police have say they have recovered what is believed to be an original portrait by world-famous Spanish surrealist Salvador Dali, arresting four suspected thieves as they were displaying the painting in a bid to sell it. In a statement Wednesday, Lebanese Internal Security Forces announced the artwork had […]

118yo painting discovered in mint condition in Antarctica (PHOTO)

Published time: 13 Jun, 2017 21:34 A 118-year-old painting by the famous British explorer Dr Edward Wilson has been discovered almost perfectly preserved in Antarctica. The watercolor painting of a bird by the polar explorer was stumbled upon by conservationists in Cape Adare, a peninsula in the far east of the continent. The painting was […]