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Event to promote handicraft, handloom sector


August 17th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Niyaz Ahmad Bhat, a papier-mache artist from Kashmir, has never participated in a large exhibition but his happiness knew no bounds when his stall was ... Read more...

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‘Escape’ to Naukuchiatal - where the music played on


May 23rd, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Naukuchiatal (Uttarakhand), May 23 (IANS) The hills of Naukuchiatal were alive with the sound of music with bands, painters and graffiti artists from all over the world gathering at the ... Read more...

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Kolkata prison first to house permanent art gallery


February 19th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 19 (IANS) Kolkata's Alipore Correctional Home has become India's first prison to house a permanent art gallery.The gallery, named Srishtikala Bhavan is a joint effort of the West ... Read more...

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Roller coaster year for Indian art (2011 in Retrospect) (With images)


December 28th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) Sluggish business, fakes, a stranglehold on auctions and price curves by the top 10 masters of modern art and a spate of deaths, including that ... Read more...

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London’s V&A; Museum showcases Tagore, Kalighat paintings


October 18th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The Victoria & Albert Museum in London is carrying the cultural pact signed between India and Britain in July 2010 to the next level, with ... Read more...

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F.N. Souza’s London years by Ida Kar in Delhi


October 5th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) He struggled to make ends meet and battled demons in his head... But Goa-born artist F.N. Souza, the founder of the Progressive Artists' Group of ... Read more...

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India gets its first online art fair


September 14th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Art fairs in India are entering digital space. The country's first online art fair, India Art Collective, will be held Nov 19-26, a private ... Read more...

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A whiff of African heritage in capital’s artscape (With Image)


August 13th, 2011 - 9:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The historic stone art of Tengenenge, a region located in northern Zimbabwe, may be barely 40 years old but it is breaching high-end ethnic boutique ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

M.F. Husain’s sand sculpture destroyed in Allahabad


June 10th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, June 10 (IANS) Even as intellectuals, celebrities and art lovers continue to mourn the death of M.F. Husain, unidentified men here Friday destroyed the sand sculpture created by ... Read more...

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India has lost an iconic artist: PM (Lead)


June 9th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Expressing his "deep sadness" over the death of celebrated Indian painter M.F. Husain, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday said the nation has lost an ... Read more...

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Footfalls increase at Surajkund crafts fair


February 10th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Surajkund (Haryana), Feb 10 (IANS) The number of visitors to the internationally-acclaimed Surajkund Crafts Mela (fair) have gone up by nearly 20 percent this year, a Haryana government spokesman said here Thursday."In ... Read more...

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India Art Summit brings together art lovers in capital


January 21st, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) With 84 galleries from India and abroad displaying art works from some of the well known names in the domain, and seminars to give one a better ... Read more...

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Husain’s paintings to be back at art summit (Lead)


January 21st, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Art lovers may get to savour M.F. Husain's paintings at the India Art Summit here after all. Organisers had removed them from the event following threats, but ... Read more...

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Husain’s paintings removed from India Art Summit


January 21st, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Art lovers who hoped to catch M.F. Husain's paintings at the India Art Summit here have disappointment in store, with the organisers Friday saying they had received ... Read more...

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Arpita To Dance To The Tune Of Sitarist Purbayan Chatterjee


January 17th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Actress Arpita is not one such artist, who likes to experiment with arts only to fad for the sake of being fashionable. She is a passionate artist, who has a ... Read more...

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500-yr-old rare Michelangelo painting ‘found tucked behind a sofa’


October 11th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 11 (ANI): Most art lovers would be overjoyed to find a rare, unfinished artwork of Michelangelo's, but not when they find out that it was tucked behind a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Now, view high-resolution images of Italian masterpieces online


October 2nd, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 02 (ANI): High-resolution images of masterpieces from the Uffizi gallery in Florence, including works by Caravaggio and Leonardo Da Vinci have been put online by an Italian company.By zooming in ... Read more...

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Padamsee’s painting sells for Rs.2.52 cr at Osian’s auction (With Images)


June 24th, 2010 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The trend of resurgence in the art auction market continued with a composition by Akbar Padamsee, "Nude", notching a winning bid of Rs.2.52 crore, at the Mumbai-based ... Read more...

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Tagore’s paintings under threat in Nepal


May 10th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, May 10 (IANS) As the 150th birth anniversary celebrations of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore begins in India, some of his legacy lies unrecognised and unappreciated in neighbouring Nepal, in ... Read more...

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Western artists capture colours of India


April 19th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Veteran contemporary artists Michael Morris, Carmen Poenaru, Lee Waisler and Karl Wiebke are bound by a common thread -- devoted to capturing the shades of India. Their art ... Read more...

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Eggs with pearls, crystals to be showcased in Delhi


April 4th, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Art is charting an eclectic course in the capital. After its brush with cereal art, glass art and vegetable art - Delhi is now readying for egg ... Read more...

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Chinese artist fights concrete with erotic art (With Image)


March 14th, 2010 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Erotic art with a social message literally hit the Indian streets when leading Chinese performance artist Han Bing performed "Dreams of Lost Homes" - a ... Read more...

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Indian envoy inaugurates exhibition in southern Kazakh capital Shymkent


March 12th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Shymkent (Kazakhstan), Mar. 12 (ANI): India's Ambassador to Kazakhstan, Ashok Sajjanhar, on Thursday, inaugurated an exhibition of Indian paintings called "Kalpana" comprising works of 14 of some of the most renowned Indian ... Read more...

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A gift for Sakti Burman fans (With Images)


March 3rd, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) It is art for the masses with an exclusive tag. Veteran Paris-based contemporary artist Sakti Burman has touched base with young art lovers in the country with ... Read more...

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Visual treat for art connoisseurs at the Mumbai art festival


February 9th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
By RitvikMumbai, Feb.9 (ANI): The nine-day ongoing annual art festival here is drawing a good response with art lovers along with international tourists visiting in big numbers.Having commenced on Feb.6, Kala ... Read more...

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Shimla hosts month-long painting exhibition to mark International Women’s Day


February 8th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by ANI
By Hemant ChauhanShimla, Feb.8 (ANI): A painting exhibition, showcasing the works of famous women artistes, is underway in Himachal's Shimla district to mark International Women's Day.The exhibition, which started on Sunday (Feb.7), ... Read more...

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Artists doing their bit for Karnataka flood victims


October 27th, 2009 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 27 (IANS) Art is helping heal the wounds in the aftermath of the floods that struck Karnataka, killing hundreds and leaving millions homeless, as 41 well-known artists have come together ... Read more...

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Roerich fans pay tribute to Russian artist in Naggar


October 10th, 2009 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Naggar (HP), Oct 10 (ANI): The International Roerich Memorial Trust in Naggar in Himachal Pradesh came alive with music and dance on occasion of the 135th birth anniversary of famous Russian artist, ... Read more...

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Green art show cries out to protect earth (With Image)


October 1st, 2009 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) In artist Rachna Chhachhi's eyes, the earth is a "despairing woman" weighed down by natural woes. "I have been trying to raise awareness about ecological degradation through my ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Tribals fight hardship to continue art tradition (Feature)


July 9th, 2009 - 10:07 am ICT by IANS
By Maitreyee Boruah Bangalore, July 9 (IANS) For Mansingh Dhananjay, carrying forward the tradition of pithoro painting is not just a source of his liveleihood but an art form handed over by his ... Read more...

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Former Indian Diplomat’s art work on display in Belgium


May 9th, 2009 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
Gembloux (Belgium) , May 9 (ANI): Art lovers in Belgium had an opportunity to see the portraits of 30 world leaders prepared by a senior Indian diplomat Placido D' Souza.Placido's works have ... Read more...

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Wacky artist serves breast milk cheese, crackers to exhibition goers!


April 17th, 2009 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 17 (ANI): A Mexican artist is serving breast milk cheese and crackers at the launch of a wacky London art exhibition.Raul Ortega Ayala has used donated breast milk to create ... Read more...

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Melbourne citizens express anger over display of `Naked Woman on Cross’ sculpture before Easter


April 8th, 2009 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr.8 (ANI): Sculptor Neil Mitchell's move to display his work "Naked Woman on Cross" in Melbourne ahead of Easter has sparked anger and accusations of mixed messages, reports the Herald Sun.The ... Read more...

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Delhi-born artist launches first painting exhibition in Dubai


March 3rd, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, March 3 (ANI): A Delhi-born artist has launched her first major painting exhibition in Dubai. Titled Expressions, the exhibition features paintings by Archie Sharma, which hold and document the authenticity of ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Artists join hands to raise funds for cancer patients


February 24th, 2009 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, Feb 24 (IANS) Fifteen artists from various parts of India have come together to raise funds for treatment of cancer patients by selling their paintings at an auction here in mid-March. The ... Read more...

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