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Ikea Has a Nice Frame for Your New da Vinci

The poor art collector who spent masses of money on a weird and blurry painting of Jesus is the target of a sneaky ad campaign by Ikea, which is using the $450m sale of Salvator Mundi to hopefully shift a few cheap picture frames. Read More >>

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Ketchup Christ Adds to Greggs’ Sausage Roll Blasphemy Hell

Artist Nathan Wyburn has weighed in on the bizarre meat baby Jesus story, inspired as he was to pick up a sausage roll and use a portion -- or several portions -- of ketchup to create a figural devotional representation of the face of the adult redeemer. Read More >>

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Someone Spent £340 Million on a Possibly Inauthentic da Vinci Painting 

On Wednesday, auction records were shattered when an anonymous buyer spent $450.3 million (£339.8 million) to be the proud owner of a “long lost” painting “by” Leonardo da Vinci. The thing is, it may not have even been painted by Leonardo, it’s in terrible shape, it’s not especially good, and in the financial world of art, none of that matters. Read More >>

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Researchers Find Grasshopper Stuck in Classic Van Gogh Painting

A famous work of art has captured more than just Van Gogh’s impressions—it’s preserving a hundred-year-old grasshopper corpse, too. Read More >>

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Lego Artist Will Model Your House for £300 Studio Donation

A Lego artist who's hit the news for his huge creations more than once has turned to crowdfunding to realise his dream of having a bespoke Lego building studio, and if you fancy splashing out big time you can have him build a model of your own home. Read More >>

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Watch an Oil Painting Instantly Lose 200 Years of Grimy Varnish

What you’re seeing is a valuable painting being partially dissolved on purpose. Read More >>

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Artist Imagines a Shadows of the Empire Movie With the Greatest Cast 1996 Had to Offer

In 1996, Lucasfilm ventured on a bold step for the then-fledgling world of the Star Wars Expanded Universe: Shadows of the Empire, a transmedia crossover event that covered games, comics, books, merchandise... basically everything but a movie. But what if they’d gone all the way? Artist Brandon Bird tried to imagine it, and then also added Nic Cage. Read More >>

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The Walking Dead Takes Over Some of the Most Famous Movie Posters Ever

For years The Walking Dead has been one of the most popular shows on television. Unfortunately for its fans, TV shows rarely get really beautiful, movie-quality posters made for them. So one of the show’s executive producers, Greg Nicotero, decided to change that. And he decided to rip off the best of the best. Read More >>

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This Insane Gremlins Poster Has 84 Different References On It – Can You Guess Them All?

When Randall picked up Gizmo from the antique store in Gremlins, obviously the Mogwai was the standout selection. That may not be the case, however, for this Gremlins poster, which turns that store into a pop culture cornucopia. Read More >>

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Watching This Lego Figure Perpetually Mow Its Lawn Is the Most Relaxing Thing

A few years ago, Jason Allemann of JK Brickworks created an animated Lego version of the tragic Greek figure, Sisyphus, perpetually pushing a giant boulder. Using the same building techniques, Allemann has created a modern version of that character, who now spends eternity perpetually mowing a lawn that will never stop growing. Read More >>

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How Are These Masterfully-Engineered Pop-Up Books Even Possible?

You’ve probably never given much thought to the design of a pop-up birthday card after first opening it, but you will after watching this compilation of Peter Dahmen’s creations. He somehow manages to turn sheets of paper into intricately engineered architectural masterpieces. Read More >>

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This Creator Gave Pennywise His Own Anime Scene And it’s Terrifying as All Get Out

A while ago, artist Mike Anderson shared a couple cartoon-style pictures of Pennywise from the new adaptation of It. They were creepy. Now, vocalist and graphic designer Kevin Duran has taken it a step further. And it’s a lot more than creepy. Read More >>

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Latest Dennis the Menace Makeover Turns Him into a Generic Pixar Teen

It's time for the previous generation to get angry about minor tweaks to something they stopped giving a toss about 30 years ago, as the makers of the Beano have revealed a massive reworking of lead bad boy Dennis the Menace. Read More >>

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Ikea Allen Keys Have Another Use at Last

An artist has had one of those ideas they have again, with this one also conveniently forming the basis of an advert for a national furniture chain. Seriously, if you want to do art, make sure it can also be an advert, as that's where the money is. You won't get rich selling tin can art at local craft markets. Read More >>

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Five Banksy Murals Sell For Over £3 Million

A Middle Eastern buyer who wishes to remain anonymous has purchased five pieces of Banksy art totalling a whopping £3.2 million. Read More >>