In the first episode of our new series about imitations we take a look at how copies of famous artworks - not to be confused with illegal forgeries - are an important economic sector of the art market.
With her timelessly elegant and minimalist lines, Germany's "cool blonde" style pioneer helped to revolutionize women's fashion in the 1980s. Decades on, she is celebrated for creating clothes with form and function.
Onlookers gasped as the painting of "Balloon Girl" shredded itself to pieces moments after the gavel came down after someone bid a million pounds. The price matched a record for the mysterious artist.
From torn-out pages advertising alcohol products in foreign magazines to the demise of independent wine blogs, Lithuanians are adapting to new restrictions on alcohol advertising. Daiva Repeckaite reports.
Following an anonymous tip, writer Mira Feticu has found a painting buried in a Romanian forest which appeared to be a stolen Picasso. However, two theater directors now claim it was all part of their publicity stunt.
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