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Vomiting aristocrats! Over-50s get a look in at Britain's Turner Prize

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LONDON (Reuters) – A 62-year-old, Tanzanian-born artist whose creations include dinner plates painted with vomiting aristocrats is one of a new breed of nominee for British art’s high-profile Turner Prize: an over-50.

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Beset by visions, artist Yayoi Kusama has no intention of slowing down

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese avant-garde artist Yayoi Kusama, whose work commands some of the highest prices of any living female artist, said on Tuesday that at age 88, she still fills her days painting and has no intention of slowing down.

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Christie's sells nearly $15 million of art at Shanghai auction

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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Christie’s sold nearly $15 million worth of art at its autumn auction in Shanghai on Sunday, with a painting by abstract master Zao Wou-ki fetching more than $5 million.

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Accused mobster tied to Boston art heist to undergo psychiatric test

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BOSTON (Reuters) – An octogenerian alleged mobster who police believe may be able to help solve the largest art heist in U.S. history will undergo a psychiatric evaluation before being sentenced on gun charges, a federal court judge in Connecticut ruled on Friday.

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Bill Clinton's upcoming suspense novel to become Showtime series

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Former U.S. President Bill Clinton’s debut novel will not hit shelves for almost a year, but it is already getting the TV treatment as Showtime said Friday that it would adapt the anticipated book into a series.

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