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Artwork can sell for millions of dollars, so it’s always a newsworthy event when someone discovers a new piece by a famous artist. The vast majority of found art is found in storage units or secure vaults, but in some cases people have found incredible artwork where you’d least expect. 10. Nazi Artwork In Tiny…

Before the outbreak of World War I, Adolf Hitler was a practicing artist.  On two separate occasions, Hitler was denied admission to the Academy for Art Studies in Vienna.  He took art very seriously and during his 12-year reign as German Führer, the international art industry was demolished.  It has been estimated that Hitler stole over 750,000 artworks…

Multi-colored images of Marilyn Monroe and Elizabeth Taylor turn the wall into a color copier. We witness an endless repetition of Campbell’s Soup cans like a giant block of stamps. The plump face of Mao Zedong, in high-contrast hues, stares at us with a Mona Lisa smile. And then there’s that platinum wig. Scratch any…

In the art world, everyday graffiti is somewhere between “everyday annoyance” and “those damn hoodlums!” After all, there are better ways you can use to voice your opinion like a protest. Even occupying something is better than the random neon scribbles that riddle every inner city wall. But sometimes, an artist comes along who proves…

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