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David Hockney painting sale breaks record for living artist

The figure surpasses the $58.4m amassed by US artist Jeff Koons in 2013


Banksy explains why and how he destroyed £1m artwork

‘The urge to destroy is also a creative urge,’ says Bristol-based artist

Banksy artwork 'doubles in value' after being shredded

 The artwork self-destructed moments after it was sold to an anonymous phone bidder for £1m


How Jack Kerouac left a legacy of rarely seen 'beat paintings'

Just as Kerouac’s work featured real people from his life and adventures turned into fictional pastiches, so did his art


Mark Wallinger, review: Cerebral japery fails to stimulate

The Turner Prize-winning artist's new show, 'The Human Figure in Space', features a homage (of sorts) to Eadweard Muybridge 

Can a stately home be where the art is?

From Jeff Koons at Versailles to Damien Hirst at Houghton Hall, artists have muscled in on some seriously imposing architectural spaces. But how does the work fare?