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Police dismantles gang for selling forged art works for millions of euros

Police on the island of Crete has arrested five people for attempting to sell a forged paining for 12 million euros. The five are facing charges for selling bogus art works attributed to famous artist like Claude Monet, Vincent Van Gogh, Pablo Picasso and others. Τhe bogus art works painted …

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Tsarouchis painting “May” breaks painter’s sale record

A painting by Yiannis Tsarouchis (1910-1989) was sold at a world record-breaking price for his work in an auction held in Athens on Thursday, it was reported on Friday. The painting ‘May’ was sold for 475,542 euros by Vergos Auctions at Zappeion Hall. It was the highest price ever achieved …

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Van Gogh: Heirs of Jewish collector sue Goulandris Foundation, Met NY

The heirs of a Jewish collector who fled Germany in the 1930s claim that well-documented provenance issues with the painting “La cueillette des olives” by Vincent Van Gogh have been overlooked by the museum and the Greek foundation that now owns it. Vincent van Gogh, La cueillette des olives, 1889 …

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Afytos: Dozens of useless cheese bins turned into art works and flowerpots

Who would have thought that the tin bins were white cheese is stored and transported can turn into canvas for painting? Volunteers in Afytos, Halkidiki, painted the useless cheese bins, found a new function for them as flower pots and turned their village into an original open gallery. The idea …

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Greek steals Dali painting from New York Gallery & returns it by mail

The stealing of a Salavador Dali painting was as ‘surreal’ as the famous painter would have thought. Suspect Phivos Istavrioglou, 29, not only he left his finger prints behind after stashing it in a shopping bag and flew it to Athens, Greece. He returned it to gallery per post.  Security cameras had captured …

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