Instead of simply viewing Van Gogh’s paintings in frames, this exhibit in France invites you to walk through detailed digital renderings of his greatest works.
Edvard Munch’s ‘The Scream’ is one of the most famous images in the art world. Now historians and art buffs are saying we have it all wrong.
A man walked into an art gallery in Moscow, casually removed a painting from the wall, and strolled out. He didn’t enjoy a happy ending, though.
In 2010, Yiull Damaso unveiled his painting ‘The Night Watch!’, drawing death threats and accusations of racism. Some people remain fans, though.
We’ve all had a good look around the Oval Office, thanks to photo ops and Kanye West’s visit, but what paintings hang in some of the other rooms?
When the unveiling of Leonardo Da Vinci’s restored ‘Salvator Mundi’ was cancelled last month, people began to suspect that the painting was a fake.
Ayanda Mabulu may have finally gone too far with his latest artwork, depicting Nelson Mandela as a Nazi, saluting in front of a Nazi flag.
After the record-breaking sale of the controversial Salvator Mundi went through last month, everyone’s been wondering exactly who snapped it up.
Russian born artist Alexandra Rubinstein created a series of celeb portraits, featuring celebs going down on women, and they are causing a real stir.
Kenny Kunene has made himself relevant again after buying a very NSFW painting of DA leaders – including Zille, Selfe, and Maimane.
Leonardo’s masterpiece is the subject of a new documentary that is setting tongues wagging in the art world. Is Mona Lisa set for a name change?
Check out which painting has a racist remark – and what it probably took its influence from. So, is it still so great?
If you thought smashing that vase or cracking the TV were bloopers wait until you see this kid in action. Just a 350-year-old painting down the tubes, no biggy.
Who knew the Queen was capable of such quality banter? Here she is having a laugh at the expense of the German president.
When you tell one of the world’s most famous lies you can’t exactly just shake it off Taylor Swift style. The Clintons are apparently less than happy with a certain portrait of Old Bill.
Shrien Dewani’s driveway took the brunt of a trial many people felt didn’t go according to justice…what’s next for this man under fire?
Ah, how we’ve missed George Bushes TV appearances. They always make for brilliant viewing, regardless of the context. This time, he’s making a TV comeback on the Jay Leno show, and shows Jay a cute picture that he had painted of the talk show host.
Maybe the guy who bought the R10 million toy car saved some of his pennies and bought this too? Until now, the most expensive piece of artwork ever sold was Edvard Munch’s ‘The Scream’ for the neat sum of R1,2 billion. Now, Mr Munch has been toppled by someone whose surname is ‘Bacon’.
Flashbacks to The Spear. Another political figure has been painted in an unflattering light. This time it’s Russian President Vladimir Putin. The painting depicts him wearing a tight-fitting slip and brushing the hair of Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, who is also wearing ladies underwear – check it out below.
Some time ago we told you about this rather special painting of Wayne Rooney by local artist, Regis Matare. Regis got in touch this week to advise that the painting had been updated, and that he’ll be working on a Luis Suarez portrait in the wake of the recent biting incident.
Recently, a hacker gained access to self-portrait artwork painted by the former United States President, Georg. W Bush The self portraits framed Dubya in the shower and bath, and they were so, so awful. It has now surfaced that the person to blame is Bush’s art teacher, Bonnie Floods. Floods reportedly spent a month teaching […]
Since leaving the White House, former United States President, George W Bush has become quite the painter. A hacker by the name of Guccifer hacked into the former President’s private emails and photos. The cache obtained by Guccifer contains paintings and several photos that Bush allegedly painted for friends and family. Entitled: The Bath Stunning. […]
The Mona Lisa, also known as La Giaconda or La Joconde in Italy and France, is arguably the most famous painting in the world. However, it may lose that title due to an earlier version which recently went on display in Geneva, Switzerland.
We all had a good laugh a couple of weeks ago when we read the story of the old lady who tried to restore a famous 19th-century artwork, and ruined it by turning Jesus into a cross between a monkey and a chimpanzee.
Could Jacob Zuma’s Penis be the most painted presidential member of all time? Artist Ayanda Mabulu has created another painting that displays our President’s bits and pieces. CLICK THROUGH for full pic.
A protest march is currently underway and heading towards the Goodman Gallery, with people having been bussed in from as far as Mpumalanga and Limpopo. Check out all the action, and protest signs, after the jump.
Remember Paul Molesiwa, the security guard we saw in the video of the two guys vandalising the Zuma penis painting? Louis Mabokela, one of the two vandals, laid a charge of assault against him after Molesiwa was shown on camera head-butting and flipping Mabokela to the floor. Molesiwa is expected in court today.
So far we’ve heard from everyone regarding the controversial Jacob Zuma painting, “The Spear”, apart from the actual artist himself. In an affidavit to the police leading to his court case, Brett Murray explains why he created this work. Read it inside.