Read more about the article YACHT A LOT HE GOT: Artworks Worth Millions On Board Russian Oligarch’s Seized Ship
Picture shows Alisher Usmanov, 69, undated. The Munich public prosecutor had confiscated four Faberge eggs in his villa hon Lake Tegernsee, Germany, and he wants them returned. (Newsflash)

YACHT A LOT HE GOT: Artworks Worth Millions On Board Russian Oligarch’s Seized Ship

A seized mega yacht allegedly belonging to a Russian oligarch held 30 paintings by famous artists collectively valued at GBP 4.4 million, say investigators. Picture shows Alisher Usmanov, 69, undated. The Munich public prosecutor had confiscated four Faberge eggs in his villa hon Lake Tegernsee, Germany, and he wants them…

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Read more about the article FBI Busts Disgraced Rising Austro Brazilian Artist For Forging Famous NYC Mentors Signature On Paintings
Christian Rosa, 39, artist was arrested in Vila Nova de Milfontes, Portugal, on charges of having forged pictures by the well-known artist Raymond Pettibon. (Newsflash)

FBI Busts Disgraced Rising Austro Brazilian Artist For Forging Famous NYC Mentors Signature On Paintings

The FBI has busted a disgraced rising Austro-Brazilian artist found hiding in Portugal after forging his famous New York mentor's signature on paintings that he then sold on to unsuspecting buyers. Christian Rosa, 39, once considered a rising star in the art scene, especially in the US, was arrested in…

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Read more about the article Hotelier Spends GBP 300K On Paintings From Long-Lost Treasure Of King Ludwig III
Doctor and hotelier Andreas Greither, 73, who comes from the Bavarian town of Tegernsee standing in front of the portraits, accompanied by the journalist and historian Sonja Still, who wrote a biography about the painter Joseph Stieler. (Newsflash)

Hotelier Spends GBP 300K On Paintings From Long-Lost Treasure Of King Ludwig III

A German hotelier has spent GBP 300,000 on four paintings from the long-lost treasure of the ‘Last Bavarian King’ Ludwig III during an auction in Munich. Ludwig III was the last king of Bavaria, reigning from 1913 to 1918 and leading Bavaria into World War I, after which he lost…

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Read more about the article Customs Officials Amused By Maradona Pics Find Bags Of Cocaine Inside
2 kilograms and 650 grams of cocaine were seized hidden behind Maradona paintings. (Newsflash)

Customs Officials Amused By Maradona Pics Find Bags Of Cocaine Inside

Turkish customs officials who took an interest in a bunch of amusing pictures of football legend Diego Maradona have discovered they were hiding bags of cocaine. The officials at Istanbul Airport were shocked when they started looking at the Maradona pictures, prompting a sniffer dog to start barking. A closer…

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Read more about the article Teen Creates Incredible Horror Face-Paintings With Household Products
One of Rawda Hassan's artworks. (Rawda Hassan/Newsflash)

Teen Creates Incredible Horror Face-Paintings With Household Products

This young Egyptian makeup artist uses everyday household items to create impressive horror face-paintings. Rawda Hassan, better known as Rua, 17, is a tourism student who hails from the north-eastern Egyptian city of Suez. Rua creates “fantasy makeup” using everyday cosmetic products found in most homes as well as products…

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