We respect those with authority unconditionally, when even they sweep the messy things under the rug. Out of site, out of mind.

Council paints over street artist Banksy's graffiti - worth millions!

Banksy Locations & Tours Volume A Collection of Graffiti Locations and Photographs in London, England

Jeff Koons. Balloon Dog (Yellow). 1993.

dog art: Jeff Koons' Balloon Dog - on the roof of the Metropolitan Museum of Art,

Friedensreich Hundertwasser

Friedensreich Hundertwasser was one of Austria’s most famous avant-garde artists. His artworks reflect his philosophy, which is based on a harmonious interaction between nature and man

Clean Sheets by Howard Hodgkin perfect for emerald inspiration

Howard Hodgkin : Clean Sheets - I was lucky enoiugh to meet Mr Hodgkin (or 'Howie' to his chums) one evening.

Chris Ofili -  "No Woman No Cry" 1988

Chris Ofili ‘No Woman, No Cry’, 1998 © Chris Ofili, courtesy Victoria Miro Gallery, London

Lucien Freud, Self Portrait  Oil on Canvas

Lucian Freud Portraits at National Portrait Gallery Feb-May 2012 Reflection (Self-portrait), 1985 Private Collection, Ireland © The Lucian Freud Archive.

Fold by Bridget Reilly via op-art.co.uk

A selection of Bridget Riley's paintings presented in chronological order. To find out more about the artist, please see the Bridget Riley biography

The most bling thing I have ever seen...!

Eating Art in a World of Greed

Life-size platinum skull encrusted with fine diamonds. The sculpture is titled "For The Love of God"

Tinie Tempah on artist Chris Ofili

We asked London Grime musician Tinie Tempah to come and look around the new Chris Ofili exhibition at Tate Britain and share his thoughts.

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