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Funny story: Absinthe Return Promises French Art Boom

Absinthe Return Promises French Art Boom

News that absinthe is to go on sale again in France has excited art dealers and gallery curators. The green, anise-flavoured spirit contains the chemical thujone, which supposedly gives it mind-altering properties. It was banned in 1915 when it wa...

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Funny story: Archaeologists Discover Cave Paintings Are Just Early Men's Room Graffiti

Archaeologists Discover Cave Paintings Are Just Early Men's Room Graffiti

Archaeologists studying cave paintings in a dig in France have translated one set that has caused a shift in scientific thought. While once thought to portray a sense of history, they now think that cave paintings are just early graffiti. Dr. Cly...

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Funny story: New Study Reveals the Eyes of Mona Lisa Have Hidden Messages

New Study Reveals the Eyes of Mona Lisa Have Hidden Messages

A group of forensic scientists have found small print in the iris of the eyes of The Mona Lisa the classic painting by Leonardo Da Vinci. It had long been thought the Mona Lisa may have hidden messages that told where the Arc of the Covenant is hi...

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Funny story: The Queen Shows Her Knowledge Of Horse Paintings

The Queen Shows Her Knowledge Of Horse Paintings

The Queen was in Saudi Arabia today, where she met the King of Arabia who showed her his vast collection of paintings of horses. The Queen impressed all observers greatly by showing how much she knows about horsey art. She exclaimed her delight up...

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Funny story: Previously unknown Lowry picture found in Salford Attic

Previously unknown Lowry picture found in Salford Attic

A couple from Salford are celebrating as a painting they found in their attic was recently authenticated as the last picture ever painted by L.S. Lowry, and has been valued at a staggering twelve million pounds. "We were staggered, we were, weren...

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Funny story: A Pitcher Paints a Thousand Words

A Pitcher Paints a Thousand Words

The local art community has gone wild - but enough about the outbreak of Mad Cow Disease at the local art gallery. Today, the community has been stunned by the talents of local Grimwich Town baseball player Kevin Arsepipe, who learned to write us...

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Funny story: Art Historians Discover Picasso's Strange Paintings Were Of Arkansas Family

Art Historians Discover Picasso's Strange Paintings Were Of Arkansas Family

Art Historians with the New York Museum of Modern Art have discovered that the strange, almost alien looking paintings of the late Pablo Picasso were not any sort of impressionism or abstract or of any other style. They were, in fact, portraits of a...

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Funny story: Postmodern Painting Sells for 5.12m

Postmodern Painting Sells for 5.12m

New York - Today marked a huge step forward in the postmodern art community. During a silent auction, the well respected and widely popular postmodern painting "Anguish" sold for just over 5 million USD.

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Funny story: Spirit Of Picasso Is Alive And Well Living In A Jar Of Tesco Peanut Butter In Bognor

Spirit Of Picasso Is Alive And Well Living In A Jar Of Tesco Peanut Butter In Bognor

Gerald Briggs from Bognor has caused a sensation by claiming that his jar of peanut butter is possessed by the spirit of Pablo Picasso.

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Funny story: Van Gough Haunts Dai's Toothbrush

Van Gough Haunts Dai's Toothbrush

A man from Cardiff has tonight made the astonishing claim that his toothbrush is haunted by the ghost of Van Gough.

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Funny story: Dali's Secretary Dead

Dali's Secretary Dead

CADAQUES - John Peter Moore, Salvador Dali's former personal secretary, has died at age 86 after being trapped in a Dali painting for forty-five years, the Cadaques coroner's office reported. The coroner's office confirmed Mr. Moore's identity after...

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Funny story: Jackson Pollock Paintings Unearthed

Jackson Pollock Paintings Unearthed

A number of previously unseen paintings by pioneer Abstract Expressionist artist Jackson Pollock have been discovered in Canvasville, New York State. Pollock, considered to be one of the foremost exponents of ‘Action Painting' - purportedly labeled d...

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Funny story: Record Price For Painting

Record Price For Painting

Australian painter,Iva Brush today won the prestigious Archibald Prize for his entry called 'Black cat in a coalmine'.

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