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It Turns Out, Your Favorite Children's Book Writer Had A Very Dark Taste In Art

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 06.06.2014 | Arts

When we reminisce about the late children's book author Roald Dahl, we usually conjure images of giant peaches, chocolate factories and fantastic foxe...

Portrait Of Francis Bacon's Lover Could Fetch $50 Million

AP | Posted 03.17.2014 | Arts

LONDON (AP) — A portrait by Francis Bacon of his lover and muse is going up for auction, with an estimated price of 30 million pounds ($49.3 million...

The Top 10 Arts Stories Of 2013

Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

As we near the end of 2013, us nostalgia-happy folks here at HuffPost Arts & Culture are looking back at the art-centric events that made this year wh...

So, Who's The Anonymous Buyer Behind The World's Most Expensive Painting?

Posted 11.19.2013 | Arts

Last week Francis Bacon's "Three Studies of Lucian Freud" was purchased for a record-breaking $142,405,000 at Christie's, becoming the most expensive ...

Ballooning Art Prices Become 'Competitions Over Whose Penis Is Larger'

Posted 11.17.2013 | Arts

A massive three-part painting by Francis Bacon sold for $142 million this week, prompting a deluge of art market speculation. Is the art market headin...

10 Things You Didn't Know About Francis Bacon

Posted 11.13.2013 | Arts

A 1969 painting by the late Irish painter Francis Bacon sold for a whopping $142 million this week, prompting art newbies everywhere to ask, "Who is F...

Francis Bacon Painting Sets Auction World Record

AP | ULA ILNYTZKY | Posted 11.13.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) — A 1969 painting by Francis Bacon set a world record for most expensive artwork ever sold at auction. "Three Studies of Lucian Freud...