PABLO PICASSO

  • Unseen Picasso letter with doodles on display in France September 14, 2014

    Quimper (France): A previously unseen letter written by Pablo Picasso, complete with sketches, has gone on display in western France. The letter, to his friend the French poet Max Jacob, comes from a private collection and is displayed at the fine arts museum in the western city of Quimper. Beginning "my dear...
  • Picasso painting reveals hidden man June 18, 2014

    Washington: Curators and scientists are revealing they've found a hidden painting beneath the surface of one of Pablo Picasso's earliest masterpieces from 1901, "The Blue Room," at The Phillips Collection in Washington. Over the past five years, conservators and scientists from the museum, the National Gallery of Art, Cornell...
  • Renowned artists' paintings worth $1.3b recovered from Munich November 4, 2013

    A collection of "lost" paintings by worldrenowned artists like Picasso and Matisse, worth an estimated one billion euros (over $1.3 billion) have been found, a media report said. The paintings looted by the Nazis before the Second World War contain some 1,500 works by worldrenowned artists, reported The Independent citing a...
  • Fourth India Art Fair kicks off in Delhi January 25, 2012

    The 4th edition of the India Art Fair kicked off in the national capital on Wednesday. The fourday art extravaganza will have works by the masters and contemporaries alike. Works by Picasso, MF Husain, Tyeb Mehta and SH Raza will share space with contemporaries like Bharti Kher, Subodh Gupta, Vivan...
  • Police: Picasso drawing stolen from SF gallery July 6, 2011

    San Francisco: Police are on the hunt for a man who walked into a San Francisco art gallery, grabbed a valuable pencil drawing by Pablo Picasso off the wall and fled in a waiting taxicab. Police on Tuesday said the drawing, worth hundreds of thousands of dollars, was taken from the...
  • Painting of muse Picasso up for auction January 20, 2011

    Paris: A sensual 1932 portrait by Pablo Picasso of his young mistress MarieTherese Walter which captures his romantic obsession with her went on display at Sotheby's in Paris ahead of an auction next month. It was the first public showing in Europe in some 80 years of "La Lecture," or "Reading,"...
  • Priceless Picasso works found in a garage November 30, 2010

    Paris: Nearly 300 works by Pablo Picasso worth tens of million euros laid untouched for decades in a cardboard box in the garage of a retired electrician in the south of France who said on Friday they were a gift from from the wife of the late artist. The claims...
  • Matisse, Picasso art works stolen in Paris May 20, 2010

    Paris: Art thieves stole works by Pablo Picasso, Fernand Leger, Henri Matisse, Georges Braque and Amedeo Modigliani worth 500 million euros ($ 620.8 million) from a Paris museum, French police and prosecutors said on Thursday. The theft of the five paintings was discovered by employees at the Musee d'Art Moderne...
  • Two Picassos stolen in second art heist in Brazil June 13, 2008

    Sao Paulo: Armed robbers stole two Pablo Picasso prints and two works by Brazilian artists from Sao Paulo's Pinacoteca Museum on Thursday, officials said, the second major art theft in the Brazilian city in six months. The three robbers entered the museum in broad daylight and threatened security guards. They...
  • Picasso's work lures crooks yet again March 1, 2007

    New Delhi: He died more than three decades back. But the Spanish painter Pablo Picasso's work continues to attract audiences as well as thieves. Police say two of the artists works have disappeared from the house of Picasso's granddaughter in Paris. One of the missing portraits titled Maya with Doll features his...
  • Two Picasso paintings stolen in Paris February 28, 2007

    Paris: Two Picasso paintings worth some Euro 50 million ($66 million) were stolen this week from the Paris home of a granddaughter of the Spanish painter, police said on Wednesday. The paintings were stolen in the night of Monday to Tuesday by burglars who broke into the woman's apartment in...