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Michelangelo’s unfinished £100m masterpiece could be sold to save 150 gallery jobs

Michelangelo’s unfinished £100m masterpiece could be sold to save 150 gallery jobs at Royal Academy of Arts The Taddei Tondo is the only marble sculpture by Michelangelo in the UK The 515-year-old sculpture, features the infant St John the Baptist, and the infant Christ with the Virgin Mary  It was given to the London gallery … Read more Michelangelo’s unfinished £100m masterpiece could be sold to save 150 gallery jobs

Woman transforms family home into a stunning three-bed modern masterpiece

A woman has transformed her ugly 1930s family home into a stunning five bedroom modern masterpiece by splashing £250,000 on an enormous extension.   Katy Wilson, 36, from Derbyshire, bought her detached three-bedroom property  back in February 2015 and spent years applying for planning permission to overhaul the entire house. She was finally able to get … Read more Woman transforms family home into a stunning three-bed modern masterpiece

Middlemarch by Mary Ann Evans: George Eliot’s masterpiece will bear the name of its real author

As part of the ‘Reclaim Her Name’ campaign, a series of books by female authors who used male pen names will be re-released with the writer’s real name. The books include: Set in the fictitious Midlands town of Middlemarch, Miss Evans’ book focuses on Dorothea’s loveless marriage to the pompous, middle-aged Reverend Casaubon Middlemarch, by … Read more Middlemarch by Mary Ann Evans: George Eliot’s masterpiece will bear the name of its real author

Janelle Monae looks like a masterpiece as she dons next-to-nothing to recreate The Birth Of Venus

Janelle Monae radiated goddess glamour in new shots for Shape magazine’s September issue. The boundary-breaking singer/actress looked like a masterpiece while recreating Botticelli’s very famous painting The Birth Of Venus in the high-concept shoot. Janelle, 34, was a sight to behold as she stood in front of a giant shell donning just gold pasties and a … Read more Janelle Monae looks like a masterpiece as she dons next-to-nothing to recreate The Birth Of Venus

Exact spot of Van Gogh masterpiece is ‘found’ in French village

The exact spot where Vincent Van Gogh painted his final masterpiece hours before he shot himself has been discovered in a French village – with the help of a postcard, researchers have claimed.  Experts believe that ‘Tree Roots’ was painted on Van Gogh’s final day in the French village of Auvers-sur-Oise, near Paris. The tortured Dutch … Read more Exact spot of Van Gogh masterpiece is ‘found’ in French village

Bruges for under £100 a night! Visit this medieval masterpiece of a town without breaking the bank

Swans, cobblestones and lace shops: Bruges doesn’t disappoint if your hopes for a weekend away includes old-fashioned charm.  But this medieval masterpiece of a city, reached from London in little more than three hours on Eurostar, also has avant-garde musical installations, irresistible chocolate shops and a thriving beer scene all set on winding, ancient lanes.  … Read more Bruges for under £100 a night! Visit this medieval masterpiece of a town without breaking the bank

A little Italy… in Greece: The undiscovered island of Syros is an Italianate masterpiece

Ermoupoli is possibly the most extraordinary town in Greece. There’s no maze of alleys, no whitewashed houses and no heaps of tangled fishing nets in the harbour. What you get instead is a busy city, whose broad squares, grandly domed churches and pastel-coloured mansions look more Italian than Greek. Ermoupoli is the capital of Syros, … Read more A little Italy… in Greece: The undiscovered island of Syros is an Italianate masterpiece

Banksy reveals his latest rat-infested masterpiece

After a year-long investigation by Claudia Joseph, Simon Trump, Ewan Fletcher, Adam Luck, Jason Buckner and Craig Hibbert, the Mail on Sunday named Banksy as Robin Gunningham. The search began with a photograph taken in Jamaica showing a man in a blue shirt and jeans, with a hint of a smile on his face and a … Read more Banksy reveals his latest rat-infested masterpiece