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Multimillion-pound apartment owners lose legal battle against Tate

Claim thrown out after art gallery argues claimants could simply ‘draw the blinds’

Why the artist Fahrelnissa Zeid should be remembered

Her work was inspired by Eastern and Western influences 

Google Doodle celebrates pioneering Turkish artist Fahrelnissa Zeid

One of the greatest female artists of the 20th century, according to Tate Modern

Fernand Léger: The artist whose abstract paintings were called Tubism

Once talked of in the same breath as his contemporary Picasso, Léger never went on to have quite the status he deserves. Alastair Smart welcomes a new (and long overdue) exhibition at Tate Liverpool

French museums 'should return looted art treasures to Africa'

'There are historical explanations' for France holding African artworks, the French president has said, but there is 'no valid, lasting and unconditional justification'

Leonardo da Vinci may have had eye disorder that helped him paint

Measurements of self-inspired works show a tendency for the left eye to turn outward, suggesting the artist might have had a mild strabismus that helped him translate three-dimensional scenes to canvas