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World of contemporary colours captured in India’s first art fiction (Lead) (With Images)


July 5th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) First it was Geoff Dyer who spun the heady glamour of the Venice Biennale with the magic of the holy temple town of Varanasi into ... Read more...

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India’s first art fiction captures world of contemporary colours (With Images)


July 5th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Writer Geoff Dyer had spun the heady glamour of the Venice Biennale with the magic of the holy temple town of Varanasi into "Jeff in ... Read more...

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Little Chinese bowl fetches $2.5 mn!


June 9th, 2012 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
London, June 9 (IANS) People of the art world are stunned after a little Chinese bowl was sold for 1.6 million pounds (around $2.5 million) during a British auction. ... Read more...

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Spirit must not die, show must go on: Subhash Ghai (Interview)


May 11th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) He is Bollywood's true showman. Filmmaker Subhash Ghai has been going through tough times with the Bombay High Court asking him to return the plot ... Read more...

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‘Subhash Ghai a liability by name, not an asset’


April 11th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 11 (IANS) Subhash Ghai's film institute is in trouble after a Supreme Court judgement asking him return the land and the filmmaker Wednesday urged everyone to protect its ... Read more...

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Canvas with just a date up for 60,000 pounds


September 30th, 2011 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 29 (IANS) A bordered but otherwise blank white canvas with just a date written in a corner is expected to be sold for 60,000 pounds (over $94,000) in ... Read more...

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Unknown Caravaggio discovered in Britain


June 23rd, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, June 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A work of legendary artist Caravaggio which had previously not been seen before has been discovered in Britain. The work will appear in print for the first ... Read more...

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Husain was doyen of the art world: Sonia


June 9th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Thursday expressed her deep sorrow on the demise of artist M.F. Husain saying he was the doyen of the world ... Read more...

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I couldn’t do what young designers do: Marc Jacobs


June 2nd, 2011 - 4:46 am ICT by IANS
London, June 2 (IANS) Louis Vuitton creative director Marc Jacobs has praised young talents in the fashion industry, particularly Taiwanese designer Alex Wang. "People ask me about the younger ... Read more...

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Anish Kapoor slams China over artist’s detention


May 11th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 11 (IANS) Indian-origin sculptor Anish Kapoor has called for museums and galleries across the world to be closed for a day to protest China's detention of artist Ai ... Read more...

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Historians search for Mona Lisa remains


May 2nd, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Florence, May 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Historians are trying to solve the age long mysteries surrounding Mona Lisa. The portrait of Mona Lisa is arguably the best known work of legendary artist Leonardo ... Read more...

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India’s first biennale in Kochi will provide artists a platform (With Image)


April 30th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Around 65 artists from 45 countries will participate in the Kochi-Muziris Biennale in Kerala in 2012 that is set to position Kochi as an "art-heritage ... Read more...

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Painting bought as junk worth 40 mn pounds


March 25th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 25 (IANS) A painting bought for only 100 pounds from a junk shop in Britain has been estimated at 40 million pounds.The painting's 100-pound price tag was only ... Read more...

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Blake Lively debuts in a Chanel ad


March 10th, 2011 - 12:05 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, Mar 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Blake Lively is no doubt one of the most noticeable figures in the art world these days. The ‘Gossip Girl’ star last week debuted her Chanel ad ... Read more...

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John Lennon’s never before seen art work to go on display


February 21st, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 21 (ANI): Late Beatles member John Lennon's never before seen artwork is set to go on display in a new exhibition.The Art of John Lennon will feature prints of Lennon's ... Read more...

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Was Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa a man?


February 3rd, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 3 (ANI): For centuries, people have been speculating about who modelled for Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa.Now, an Italian art historian has claimed that the model in the world's ... Read more...

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Iconic Raphael self portrait under scrutiny after identical painting surfaces


January 28th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 28 (ANI): Experts are flummoxed after a self-portrait of Renaissance master Raphael, similar to that on display at the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, was uncovered from a bank vault."The two ... Read more...

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Asian buyers start appearing on Christie’s radar


November 16th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Four percent of buyers at this week's auctions at Christie's, New York, were from Asia, a statement released by the famous auction house said, adding that the ... Read more...

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Darth Vader’s bizarrely made-over helmets up for grabs at auction


July 11th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 10 (ANI): The ultimate villain of the Star Wars universe - Darth Vader - is back in action. His helmets that have undergone wild makeovers are now going on sale."Darth ... Read more...

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Cabbie gets Hirst doodle as tip, now worth 5,000 pounds


April 12th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 12 (IANS) A British taxi driver received a sketch, which looks little more than a doodle, as a tip from Damien Hirst, the artist well-known for pickling a shark ... Read more...

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It’s official: ‘Le Blute-Fin Windmill’ is work of Vincent Van Gogh


February 25th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 25 (ANI): In 1975, Dirk Hannema, a discredited art curator, became the laughing stock of the art world when he declared he had discovered a previously unknown Van Gogh painting.Now ... Read more...

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Veer Salman Khan conquers Suburban mall and hosts his darbar


January 23rd, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
This afternoon the buzz in the air was electric...Veer Salman Khan conquered a suburban mall amongst great fan frenzy. "Intechs Veer Ka Darbar', the promotional activity for Veer devised and executed ... Read more...

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Sylvester Stallone turns painter, makes money


December 4th, 2009 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 4 (IANS) Action star Sylvester Stallone has made a splash in the art world as one of his paintings was sold for $50,000. Imdb.com reports that the "Rambo" star has ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga turns witch for Vogue


November 14th, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 14 (ANI): Lady Gaga faced the cameras for the Vogue magazine dressed as a witch.The pop star, known for her eccentric dressing and shock stage antics, featured in the Hansel ... Read more...

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Celebrity Still-Life Photographer Irving Penn Dies At 92


October 8th, 2009 - 7:04 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Oct 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Irving Penn, a celebrated photographer of the United States died at the age of 92. His works are exhibited in the Chicago Art Institute as well ... Read more...

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White House gets an ‘arty’ makeover


October 8th, 2009 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 8 (ANI): US President Barack Obama and wife Michelle have given a makeover to White House with some modern and abstract artwork.The landscapes, still life and portraits of the ... Read more...

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Rocket Singh’s girl lost all her shopping at Dubai Airport!


September 1st, 2009 - 4:11 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Shimit Amin's Rocket Singh marks the debut of Ad world and theatre stalwarts Sharon and Alque Padamsee's daughter Shazahn, as an actress. She plays Ranbir Kapoor's girl in the film. But ... Read more...

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Dash Snow Drug Death: Another Victim Of Substance Abuse


July 15th, 2009 - 8:38 pm ICT by GD
Substance abuse has claimed yet another victim, and this time round, it was a promising young talent, snuffed out, out of turn. 27 year-old controversial artist Dash Snow, was found dead in ... Read more...

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PM mourns painter Tyeb Mehta’s death


July 2nd, 2009 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday expressed grief over the "sad demise" of noted painter Tyeb Mehta and said his death is a major loss to the ... Read more...

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Stars, artists blame government for child labour


June 12th, 2009 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Cinema stars like Farooque Sheikh, Nandita Das, Priyanka Chopra and leading figures from the art world Friday blamed the government for increasing child labour problems in ... Read more...

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‘Olympic games of the art world’ Venice Biennale opens to public


June 8th, 2009 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 8 (ANI): The Venice Biennale, the oldest and most high profile contemporary art exhibition, is going on public display.The exhibition, which has gained tremendous popularity across the globe since it ... Read more...

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Wooden figure of Christ not Michelangelo’s work: Art historians


May 26th, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Rome, May 26 (ANI): A wooden statue bought by the Italian government for 2.5 million pounds and attributed to Michelangelo is a fake, art historians have claimed. The 41cm long figure, named ... Read more...

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Popularising art and literature in rural areas of Punjab


May 11th, 2009 - 10:31 pm ICT by ANI
By Avtar GillBathinda, May 11 (ANI): Having drawn to the world of colours and creativity in early childhood, Amarjit Singh of Bathinda, has since then been passionately popularising Punjab's vibrant culture and ... Read more...

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Lennons widow Yoko Ono to be honoured at Venice art exhibition


February 27th, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): Late Beatle star John Lennons widow Yoko Ono will be honoured for her contribution to the art world at this year''s prestigious Venice Biennale event in Italy.Ono, ... Read more...

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Art world rocked by fake Raza show in Delhi gallery


January 18th, 2009 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS)The country's art fraternity was rocked Sunday after the Dhoomimal Gallery, the oldest in the capital, pulled off at least a dozen canvases by the master of Indian ... Read more...

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