Modigliani portrait comes to light beneath artist's later picture

As-it-happens update February 28, 2018

Anyone who has seen a Hollywood film about a famous artist will be familiar with the clichés about artistic creativity. Our man (for it is usually a man) is often portrayed as a troubled, romantic genius – sometimes emotionally unstable – usually also desperately poor. Despite all this, in a frequently drug or ...
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A pop-up art installation to honour Welsh miners who served in World War One has been installed at Big Pit National Coal Museum at Blaenavon. The one-day exhibition launches a nationwide campaign to mark the centenary of the end of the Great War. The installation comprises 6ft (1.8m) aluminium ...
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Nancy Ireson, the Tate's curator of international art, said: "It's a hypothesis, but I think it's rather a nice one … It's quite interesting to think that he might have painted her out. So often, when you see a canvas reworked, it's impossible to actually read the image beneath. To be able to make out the figure is ...
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