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Francis Bacon painting sells for record $142m
Three Studies of Lucian Freud painting eclipses Edvard Munch's The Scream, setting new world auction record.
Last updated: 13 Nov 2013 15:53 GMT
Danto and the end of art
Arthur Danto leaves behind a legacy that has dramatically changed the art world.
Last updated: 30 Oct 2013 11:02 GMT
US musician Lou Reed dead at 71
Rock legend had undergone a liver transplant in May, but was hopeful for recovery.
Last updated: 27 Oct 2013 23:51 GMT
State of the (contemporary) art
Middle Eastern art is in the midst of an identity crisis.
Last updated: 14 Aug 2013 11:18 GMT
Japanese artist wins new audiences
Yayoi Kusama, who sees her art as a therapeutic necessity for a mental disability, visits London for exhibition.
Last updated: 08 Feb 2012 21:11 GMT
Will Asia save global capitalism?
China rises as the US declines, leaving the rest of the world wondering which economic model to attempt to emulate.
Last updated: 27 Sep 2011 13:41 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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