Gauguin’s teeth found in well

Gauguin’s teeth found in well Bovril jar, perfume and morphine also discovered Martin Bailey LONDON. An archaeological dig on the remote Marquesan island of Hiva Oa has uncovered the secrets of the water well used by Paul Gauguin. The buried objects range from a New Zealand beer bottle to four human teeth. Gauguin lived in …

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Jackson Pollock – Blue Poles: Number 11, 1952

Blue Poles: Number 11, 1952 Painted relatively late in Jackson Pollock’s career, this painting conveys the unique skill that Pollock had by now achieved with his infamous ‘drip’ technique. Executed on unstretched canvas laid flat on the floor, both the artist’s dripping, splashing and pouring of paint onto the work’s surface and the scale of …

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Gunpowder artist blazes a trail for Asian market

From The Times November 27, 2007     Jane Macartney in Beijing A set of 14 abstract paintings made using gunpowder have become the most expensive works of contemporary Asian art to be sold at auction. An unidentified Asian art investor paid $9.5 million (£4.5 million) for the works, Set of 14 Drawings for Asia-Pacific …

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