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Another Balloon Girl by Banksy takes over £50,000

Bonhams New Bond Street, London – Tuesday 24 November, 2015 As part of their Prints and Multiples auction this week, Bonhams New Bond Street proves once again how in demand graffiti artist Banksy is, as a signed, dated and numbered edition screenprint sells for £56,250! In June of this year Bonhams sold a Balloon Girl […]

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Bob Dylan, The Drawn Blank Series

Bob Dylan is now 74  – an elder statesman of popular music. As a visual artist, he’s less well known, but that’s not stopping his huge artistic energies. Intensely creative, he’s always painted and drawn but has only recently started showing his works publically. The first big show was in 2007, with works from the […]

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Bob Dylan, the artist

Bob Dylan – probably the most famous songwriter of our times – and also a painter. Alongside writing over 500 songs, such as Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door and Blowin’ in the Wind, Dylan has always enjoyed painting and drawing to relax while on tour. Now his visual works on are getting more interest, here’s some […]

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Ai Weiwei at the Royal Academy

Ai Weiwei, The Royal Academy (until 13 December 2015) Ai Weiwei’s first major exhibition in the UK is monumental in scale and scope. It uses the lofty spaces of the Royal Academy’s main galleries for some massive pieces that span the present to 1993 – when Ai Weiwei returned to China after having lived in New […]

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Profile: Ai Weiwei

The Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has a major exhibition at The Royal Academy (we’re going to see it tomorrow and will report back). He’s also making headlines for a public spat with Danish toy manufacturer Lego. Here’s a short précis of his biography. Born: 1957 in Beijing, where he lives and works. His father: Was […]

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