Leonardo da Vinci may have been prevented from finishing the Mona Lisa after a severe fainting episode left him with a “claw” hand and unable to hold a paintbrush, a new study suggests.
A woman has inspired the internet with her first paintings, a hobby she took up after being diagnosed with breast cancer.
The past and the present will combine at Longthorpe Tower in Peterborough from Monday, when cutting-edge technology will be used to help ensure 700-year-old artworks are fit for 21st century eyes.
Ministers have stepped in to keep four rare early works by Francis Bacon – worth a combined total of £3 million – in the UK.
A world-renowned Scottish photographer is to tour the north-east with his AWPR exhibition.
An art piece based on a screw pump is to be installed at an Aberdeen community energy project.
A large relief sculpture has been created to mark links between Aberdeen and the Spanish Civil War.
Aberdeen’s Nuart is back, with the festival set to be more exciting than ever – according to those behind the event.
Work has started to create five new sculptures which will mark the 50th anniversary of a north-east community.
The finishing touches are being made to a giant mural at a north-east beer firm.
A Botticelli painting has been discovered after experts stripped off dirt and more than a century of yellow varnish.
Celebrated artist Grayson Perry will hold his first major solo exhibition in Scotland as part of the line-up for the Edinburgh Art Festival.
The man behind Aberdeen’s newest piece of street art hopes his work will be a permanent reminder of the city’s history.
Rare artworks from East Asia, including 3,000-year-old bronze vessels, are set to feature in a university exhibition.
Projects exploring artistic links between Scotland and Japan are receiving a £100,000 boost.
The UK has regained its standing as the second largest art market in the world after being overtaken by China last year.
David Hockney had to be rescued by Dutch firefighters after getting stuck in a lift.
An Aberdeen artist is to hold an exhibition of work at the headquarters of an energy firm.
Aberdeen-based artist Sekretong Malupet has been dropping hand-sized soft toy monsters around town for them to be found by passers-by.
A rare version of Edvard Munch’s The Scream will go on display at the British Museum for the first time in a decade.
An exhibition showcasing a £2 million lost masterpiece will begin in Aberdeen next month.
An Aberdeen recruitment agency has won a prestigious gong for its annual youth art contest.
Work by budding young artists has been showcased in an exhibition at an Aberdeen hotel.
The winner of this year’s Turner Prize will be announced later on Tuesday at the Tate Britain, with a 35mm silent portrait of the girlfriend of an American shooting victim among those in the running.
Residents will be able to learn about the life of a fascinating painter at a north-east exhibition.
Some artworks are set to be banned from being shown in Aberdeen under new regulations agreed by councillors.
Oor Wullie has made an appearance in Aberdeen to launch Scotland’s first ever national public art trail.
An Aberdeen hospital arts trust is holding a sale to revamp its already booming collection.
A German artist has used 228 spring door stoppers to create a fluorescent interactive artwork.
An artist has come up with a brilliant solution for cyclists on dark, wintry nights by creating Bristol’s first LED light-powered mural.