Pablo Picasso

'Spiderman' thief gets eight years for $100 million Paris art heist

A thief nicknamed "Spiderman", who snatched five masterpieces from a top Paris museum, was sentenced to eight years in prison on Monday over one of the biggest art heists in recent years.

Feb 21, 2017, 00:35 AM IST

'Spiderman' burglar on trial over USD 100-million Paris art haul

A burglar known as "Spiderman", notorious for daring acrobatic heists, goes on trial today for the 2010 theft of a $100-million haul that included works by Picasso and Matisse from a Paris gallery.

Jan 30, 2017, 11:55 AM IST
Celebrating Indian roots of Charlie Chaplin, Elvis Presley

Celebrating Indian roots of Charlie Chaplin, Elvis Presley

The three-day conference cum cultural festival would commence from Friday at Azad Bhawan, IP Estate in Delhi.

Apr 16, 2016, 13:31 PM IST
Spain`s Picasso `national treasure` seized by French customs

Spain`s Picasso `national treasure` seized by French customs

A Picasso worth 25 million euros and considered a national treasure by Spain -- which had barred the painting`s export -- has been seized from a boat in Corsica, French authorities said Tuesday.

Aug 05, 2015, 09:44 AM IST
Why Madge thinks she's like 'Pablo Picasso'

Why Madge thinks she's like 'Pablo Picasso'

 Pop superstar Madonna believes she's like late iconic painter Pablo Picasso, well, only in terms of being inspired for their work.

Jul 25, 2015, 15:31 PM IST
Madonna compares herself to Picasso

Madonna compares herself to Picasso

Singer Madonna has compared herself to painter Picasso, saying she sees similarities between herself and the late artist.

Jul 24, 2015, 08:12 AM IST

Paris probes theft of painting from Picasso`s step-daughter

A French art dealer has been taken into custody after Picasso`s step-daughter accused him of stealing some of the artist`s works, a judicial source said Wednesday.

May 13, 2015, 20:48 PM IST
Auction of Pablo Picasso painting could smash art world records

Auction of Pablo Picasso painting could smash art world records

Christie`s auction house is hoping to set new world records with a Picasso valued at $140 million and a Giacometti worth $130 million, as New York`s spring auction season kicks off Tuesday.

May 03, 2015, 07:28 AM IST
Italian police recover Picasso work valued at $16 mn

Italian police recover Picasso work valued at $16 mn

Italian police recovered a painting by Pablo Picasso, valued at $16 million, which had allegedly been stolen and was "about to be exported," an Italian culture ministry source said.

Mar 28, 2015, 19:45 PM IST
Stolen Picasso worth millions discovered in New York

Stolen Picasso worth millions discovered in New York

A Picasso painting, snatched more than a decade ago from a storeroom in Paris, has surfaced in New York and will be returned to the French government, US officials said Thursday.

Feb 27, 2015, 11:40 AM IST

Picasso artwork valued at $85,000 stolen from exhibition in US

A work of art by the legendary Spanish artist Pablo Picasso, valued at $85,000 was stolen during an art exhibition in Miami, media reported Saturday.

Dec 08, 2014, 10:47 AM IST
Picasso auction in US nets $4.6 mn

Picasso auction in US nets $4.6 mn

A ‘Picasso through the eyes of a connoisseur’ auction in New York brought in $4.6 million for close to 100 works by the Spanish painter.

Nov 05, 2014, 09:28 AM IST

Secret painting hidden behind Picasso’s ‘The Blue Room’ found

Scientists and experts have found a hidden painting underneath Pablo Picasso’s ‘The Blue Room’, which is one of his most celebrated masterpieces.

Jun 19, 2014, 18:45 PM IST

Is an early Picasso work in Bosnian town?

Library employees in the small Bosnian town of Kozarska Dubica, also known as Bosanksa Dubica, say that they have a little known work by Pablo Picasso in their library.

Jan 17, 2014, 22:53 PM IST

China`s richest man pays $28 mn for a Picasso

Billionaire Wang Jianlin, who is China`s richest man and chairman of real estate developer Dalian Wanda Group, paid $28.16 million for Spanish master Pablo Picasso`s painting.

Nov 07, 2013, 09:30 AM IST

Picasso ceramics to be auctioned off in London

An important collection of ceramics by Spanish artist Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) will be offered to the public at an online auction that starts Oct 15, the Christie`s said.

Oct 08, 2013, 09:26 AM IST

Picasso painting sold for $1.8 mn in China

Spanish artiste Pablo Picasso` first-ever painting auctioned in China has been sold for $1.8 million.

Sep 28, 2013, 08:47 AM IST

Exhibition shows Picasso`s passion for women and bulls

A new exhibition at Berlin`s Kupferstichkabinett Museum provides visitors with a window into Spanish artist Pablo Picasso`s passion for women and bulls via 180 prints, drawings, paintings and other works.

Sep 14, 2013, 08:44 AM IST

US authorities seize $11.5 mn Picasso for Italy

A 1909 Pablo Picasso painting with an estimated worth of USD 11.5 million will be held by US authorities for the Italian government pending the outcome of criminal proceedings against its owner.

Jun 25, 2013, 10:37 AM IST

Picasso vase sells for record $1.53 mn at auction

A vase by Pablo Picasso became the most expensive ceramic piece by the Spanish artist ever sold at auction, fetching 980,275 pounds ($1.53 million), Christie`s said Thursday.

Jun 22, 2013, 09:12 AM IST