All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘pablo picasso’

Stolen Gauguin Painting Recovered in Italy

Two paintings stolen from a house in London in 1970 by renowned French artists Paul Gauguin and Pierre Bonnard were found hanging on an Italian autoworker’s kitchen wall. The unnamed Fiat mechanic bought the paintings at an auction for roughly $30 in 1975, not having any idea of their actual worth. The man had hung them in his kitchen in …

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Restaurant Picasso: Legal Battle Continues in NYC

A 19-foot-high, painted theater curtain — attributed to Pablo Picasso — is at the center of a legal dispute over whether the piece hanging in New York City’s Four Seasons Restaurant is too fragile to be removed for repairs. Experts are concerned the unframed “Le Tricorne” painting, which depicts figures overlooking a bullring, will crumble if taken down to allow …

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$140 Picasso? Man Wins Million-Dollar Drawing In Raffle

A $140 Picasso? That’s right. A man from Wexford, PA. is “still in shock”  after winning an international raffle for a million-dollar Picasso Wednesday, with a $140 ticket. Jeffrey Gonano was the lucky one when his ticket, 747815 was randomly picked by a computer system on Wednesday. The ticket was among 50,000 other tickets posted for sale online at 100 …

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Picasso Piece Could Be Yours For $136

Pablo Picasso’s work has become so iconic that only a rare few can afford to own one of his original pieces, but now, thousands of lucky art lovers have the chance to take home one of his cubist works for just $136, and it’s for a good cause. Picasso’s grandson, Olivier, says the piece–a work from 1914 titled “The Man …

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