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The latest exhibition of 5-year-old art prodigy Aelita Andre opens to the public


June 15th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The work of young artist Aelita Andre reached prices as high as $12,900 in her latest solo show. The exhibition “Aelita Andre: Secret Universe”, which is ... Read more...

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‘Pornographic’ sculptures in Shanghai hotel


March 22nd, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 22 (IANS) Sculptures in a Shanghai hotel that were covered up after being branded pornographic will be back on display in July, a media report said.Currently, the garden ... Read more...

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37 artworks recovered 40 years after heist


March 9th, 2012 - 6:33 am ICT by IANS
Rome, March 9 (IANS/AKI) A total of 37 paintings, including works by Peter Paul Rubens and Nicolas Poussin, were recovered by Italian police more than 40 years after they were ... Read more...

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Women’s Day: Five women artists collaborate for exhibition


March 5th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Five Chennai-based women artists have collaborated for the first time for an art exhibition at the Lalit Kala Akademi in New Delhi.The exhibition, inaugurated Monday ... Read more...

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This exhibition will be all about celebrating life


February 20th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Paintings by more than 50 Indian artistes showcasing the preciousness of life will be displayed from Sunday at a four-day exhibition mounted by road safety ... Read more...

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Russia seeks 900 stolen artworks via Interpol


December 29th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has added 900 works of art, including paintings, to Interpol's database of stolen cultural property items, a minister said Thursday.Deputy Interior Minister Sergei Bulavin ... Read more...

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Katherine Kalnes creates ‘Ryan Gosling Pancake’


November 16th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) How will you like to eat Ryan Gosling each morning? Oops I meant to say Ryan Gosling pancake. OMG Yahoo hired a Chicago-based artist to build ... Read more...

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Iranians not after weapons, favour culture: Ahmadinejad


November 13th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Nov 13 (IANS) Iran is not after weapons as Iranians are men and women of "logic" and "culture", President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Sunday in an attack against western agencies ... Read more...

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Jackson’s ‘deathbed’ up for auction


November 10th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Nov 10 (IANS) Late pop legend Michael Jackson's deathbed will be auctioned next month.The king-size bed where the late singer took his final breath is one of ... Read more...

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Cleaner wipes away $1 million artwork


November 7th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Dortmund, Nov 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A cleaner wiped away $1 million worth of artwork at a German museum. The Ostwall Museum told reporters that the cleaner thought the artwork was a ... Read more...

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9-years old Kieron Williamson buys his first property


November 7th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kieron Williamson, the 9-year-old renowned British painter, has purchased his first home. The property which is located at Ludham, Norfolk was purchased for £150,000. That is exactly ... Read more...

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Renaissance festival kicks off in US


October 9th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Houston, Oct 9 (IANS) The 37th annual Texas Renaissance Festival (TRF) kicked off Saturday in the southern US city of Magnolia with the participation of more than 30,000 visitors.The 2011 ... Read more...

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Anna Nicole Smith’s house up for grabs


August 2nd, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hollywood, Aug 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Hollywood home that once belonged to the late Anna Nicole Smith has been put on the market for sale. The owners are asking for $1.75 ... Read more...

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Husain never stopped loving India, says Ambika Soni


June 9th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Mourning the death of M.F. Husain, who died in London early Thursday, Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni Thursday said the celebrated painter never ... Read more...

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Mamata donates Rs.1 crore to government for relief fund


May 21st, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 21 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday donated Rs.1 crore, raised by selling her paintings, to the state government and said the money will go ... Read more...

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Mamata’s paintings fetch Rs.60 lakh


April 5th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 5 (IANS) Paintings by Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee put up on sale for raising funds for the assembly elections have attracted very good response with 30 ... Read more...

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Mamata’s paintings to be auctioned


April 5th, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 4 (IANS) A total of 100 paintings by Railway Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee were displayed at an art gallery here Monday. The artworks will ... Read more...

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Chinese imperial relics sold for $48 mn


March 27th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 27 (IANS) Two Chinese imperial art works that were reportedly stolen from the Forbidden City palace during an invasion in the 1900s have been sold for a staggering ... Read more...

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Sikkim gets its first Public art festival


March 23rd, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
Gangtok, Mar.23 (ANI): Sikkim has organized its first ever art festival in Gangtok to create awareness among the locals about art and environment safety.The 11-day-long 'Blooming Sikkim Public Art Festival' started on ... Read more...

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Statistics can help avoid buying fake goods online


March 20th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 20 (IANS) Consumers need to know the pitfalls of buying artwork or luxury goods online, say statisticians. Currently, online auction site operators are not required to guarantee the ... Read more...

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Statistical methods ‘can help us avoid counterfeit goods on Internet’


March 14th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 14 (ANI): Statisticians say that consumers should know the true perils of purchasing artwork or luxury goods on the Internet.Currently the operators of Internet auction sites are not required ... Read more...

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Traditional artwork exhibition held in Kolkata


February 20th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Feb 20(ANI): Various artworks by Kantha or embroidery artisans were put on display in an exhibition held in Kolkata.The artworks displayed in the exhibition were the efforts of poor women ... Read more...

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India’s booming art market spurs growth of parallel counterfeit art industry


January 29th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 29(ANI): The booming art market in the country has given rise to a parallel industry of counterfeits and inspired works, causing loss of millions of dollars for the buyers.With ... Read more...

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Mexico seizes 39 art treasures smuggled out of Singapore


January 18th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 18 (IANS/EFE) A total of 39 Singaporean art treasures from the 17th and 18th centuries were seized in the Mexican port of Manzanillo after being smuggled into the Latin ... Read more...

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Palash Sen Finds Younger Lot Of His Band More Talented


December 28th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Palash Sen, the doctor turned singer, who is more known for his rock band ‘Euphoria’, thinks that the younger generation of his band, is more talented and enthusiastic. He adds ... Read more...

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Playboy nude artwork sells for $266K at NY auction


December 10th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 10 (ANI): A Dali watercolour of a reclining nude that had been hanging in the bedroom of Playboy founder Hugh Hefner has been sold for more than 266,000 dollars ... Read more...

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Dyslexia secret of Da Vinci and Picasso’s success


November 14th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 14 (IANS) The secret of Leonardo da Vinci and Pablo Picasso's success may have been their dyslexia, a learning difficulty. Researchers say that dyslexics have a better understanding of space. ... Read more...

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Marilyn Manson’s artwork to go under hammer


October 30th, 2010 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Oct 29 (IANS) Rocker Marilyn Manson's artwork "Grey Daisy" will be auctioned along with 500 rare pieces of rock memorabilia.The watercolor painting is one of his most documented and widely-recognized ... Read more...

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Mick Jagger’s daughter urinated on Warhol’s art as a kid


September 24th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 24 (ANI): Mick Jagger's daughter Jade urinated on one of legendary artist Andy Warhol's creations.The jewellery designer used to spend a lot of time at Warhol's legendary Factory studio in ... Read more...

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‘Discovery of Lascaux cave paintings’ showcased in the Life Magazine


September 13th, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The historic Lascaux cave paintings are now being showcased in the Life Magazine. And perhaps the most engaging thing about these artworks would be the manner in which ... Read more...

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New ‘pigment noise’ technology could identify century-old colours


September 6th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 6 (ANI): Identifying the composition of pigments in century-old artworks could be made easier soon, with the discovery of a new technology called photoacoustic infrared spectroscopy.The chemical composition of pigments ... Read more...

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Ancient Greek, Roman artworks exhibition shows their passion for paint


August 22nd, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 22 (ANI): Contrary to popular belief that the ancient Greeks and Romans were averse to colour, experts have said that back in the time of their creation, Roman and Greek ... Read more...

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Knitter has Bugs Bunny impaled by fork


July 12th, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 12 (ANI): A German woman has created a bunch of knitted and crocheted artworks that includes Bugs Bunny being impaled by a fork.Patricia Waller, 48, from Berlin, Germany, knits and ... Read more...

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Yoko Ono under fire over altered prints of John Lennon artworks


May 9th, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 9 (ANI): Yoko Ono has come under fire over significantly altered prints of artworks by her late husband John Lennon, which have been sold for millions of pounds.The former Beatle, ... Read more...

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Ayaan Ali Khan’s Royal Gesture..


May 8th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 08, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):It's no surprise that Ayaan Ali Khan is one of the promising musicians in this country. After all, music is in his genes.His father Ustad Amjad Ali ... Read more...

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