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Lavigne cooks to forget career pressures


April 16th, 2012 - 9:50 am ICT by IANS
London, April 16 (IANS) Singer Avril Lavigne has revealed that she likes to spend time in kitchen to forget the pressures of her music career.Lavigne said she loves to prepare ... Read more...

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Beyonce starts new hobby - painting!


February 19th, 2012 - 2:36 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 19 (IANS) Singer Beyonce Knowles may be busy with baby vomit and dirty diapers but that has not stopped her from taking up new hobbies.Even with a ... Read more...

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Yoko Ono to bring multimedia art to India


December 4th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) A multimedia exhibition featuring public art installtions and conventional art, as also performances by Yoko Ono, wife of late Beatles icon John Lennon, will bring ... Read more...

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I am yet to tire of ‘bindu’: Artist S.H. Raza


November 28th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) He's spent over four decades exploring the 'bindu' - or the dot - central to Indian spiritual iconography, and Syed Haider Raza, one of the ... Read more...

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American painter Cy Twombly dies


July 6th, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, July 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) American painter Cy Twombly has died at the age of 83 years. Twombly is famous for his calligraphic paintings, which shot him to fame in the 1950s.... Read more...

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Indian ethnic art show attract London visitors


June 20th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) An exhibition of Warli folk art, an ethnic art form from Maharashtra, is pulling visitors at the Nehru Centre in London. Warli art, which ... Read more...

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Cities replacing countryside on new Indian artscape (With Images)


April 11th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Cities, roads, people and lifestyles in the metros are edging the idyllic countryside out of the canvas of Indian contemporary art.Most artists in India begin ... Read more...

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I’ve fused history, art, fashion in new project: J.J. Valaya (Interview)


February 11th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) India's ace designer J.J. Valaya's new line defies his known vocation. The collection, he says, is a glimpse of 500 years of the evolution ... Read more...

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Look Cool With Trendy Canvas Shoes!


December 28th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Canvas shoes are perhaps the biggest contributors in making fashion a comfort zone for people of all ages. But for the young and trendy there are certain do's and don’ts ... Read more...

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Meet UK’s kindest kid who painted dozens of pics for cancer charity


December 16th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 16 (ANI): A 10-year-old boy in UK has been voted as Britain's Kindest Kid 2010 after he painted dozens of pictures to help raise cash for a cancer charity.Dylan ... Read more...

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Canvases with poetry draw applause for young artist


October 30th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Art with poetry on the canvas and installations that included sofas, chairs and even a ladder! Budding artist Trishla Jain certainly left many impressed with her solo ... Read more...

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Ministers enjoy that freshness on canvas


October 29th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct. 29 (ANI/Times News Network): Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh found it "reflective" and "deeply inward looking", junior Oil minister Jitin Prasada was impressed by the "riot of colours" even though ... Read more...

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Australian artist chronicles the Ganga’s journey


July 16th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Contemporary Australian artist Kevin Pearsh has chronicled the 2,500-km journey of river Ganga from an icy cave in Gaumukh to the Ganga Sagar in West Bengal in ... Read more...

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Painter Paresh Maity enters world of movies (With Images)


March 15th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Leading contemporary artist Paresh Maity has made his screen debut as a filmmaker with an 18-minute landscape docu-feature "The Mystic Melody: A Day in the Golden Desert". The ... Read more...

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261 women artists paint their thoughts (March 8 is International Women’s Day) (With Images)


March 8th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Spirituality, women's bonding, landscapes, coloured abstractions, shapes and figures - 261 artists from all over the world have put their thoughts on 300 canvases in one of ... 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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Kate Moss taking painting classes


February 7th, 2010 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 6 (IANS) British supermodel Kate Moss has signed up for a private art course at her north London home. Moss was also spotted stocking up on paint and canvases at a ... Read more...

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Bloody letter that shows Van Gogh’s turmoil set to go on display


January 17th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 17 (ANI): Vincent van Gogh's letters, wherein he expresses his disillusionment about his ability as an artist and a man, are set to be showcased alongside his paintings in an ... Read more...

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I’ve gone back to childhood in Lahore: Artist Krishen Khanna (Interview, With Images)


January 11th, 2010 - 10:15 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) In his new series of works, leading Indian contemporary artist Krishen Khanna has travelled back in time to his days in pre-partition Lahore, which ... Read more...

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Pakistani artists bring ‘Truck Art’ to India


December 31st, 2009 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) Lanterns, mugs, cups, kettles and jugs painted in colourful floral patterns are just a few examples of Pakistan's well-known Truck Art tradition that have been brought here ... Read more...

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African vistas on artist’s canvas


September 25th, 2009 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Memories of the sweeping wilderness of Africa seep through the works of urban designer-cum-artist Antonio E'Costa, who spent a better part of his life in Kenya. His recent ... Read more...

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Artist Sarabjeet Singh passes away


August 28th, 2009 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Artist Sarabjeet Singh, known for his paintings of mountains and topographical drawings of the Himalayas, passed away Friday morning after a brief illness. The artist, who ... Read more...

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Capturing essence of Connaught Place through art (With Images)


August 8th, 2009 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) What is it about Connaught Place, the sprawling entertainment and business hub in the heart of the capital, that makes Delhiites so nostalgic ... Read more...

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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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How restorers wiped away Shakespeare’s changing appearance from his portrait


March 28th, 2009 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 28 (ANI): The restoration work on William Shakespeare's portrait, 100 years after his death, actually removed a superimposition that could have revealed an insight into the changing appearance of one ... Read more...

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Explosion of woman power (Weekly Art Column, Rainbow Palette, With Images)


March 13th, 2009 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) It was an explosion of art for women and mostly by women at the Art Mall, one of the country's biggest display spaces in the ... Read more...

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Raza’s foundation plans legal action against forgers


January 19th, 2009 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) S.H. Raza, one of the great masters of Indian modern art, is contemplating legal action after he discovered 30 fake paintings bearing his name and forged signature ... Read more...

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All artists must have copyrights on their works: fake-hit Raza (Interview)


January 19th, 2009 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Syed Haider Raza, the master of Indian contemporary art, was deeply disappointed to find fake paintings being displayed at an exhibition of his early works in one ... 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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Secrets behind Vincent van Gogh’’s night works revealed


October 9th, 2008 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 9 (ANI): The story of the technical challenges that Vincent van Gogh faced while creating "The Starry Night" and other nocturnal scenes is the subject of an exhibition on ... Read more...

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Hansika Motwani paints to relieve stress


June 6th, 2008 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 5 (IANS) Budding actor Hansika Motwani, who made her Bollywood debut opposite Himesh Reshammiya in "Aap Ka Suroor", has a natural flair for painting and hits the canvass whenever she ... Read more...

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Oz artist sucks out own blood to use as paint!


June 4th, 2008 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 4 (ANI): Rebecca Cunningham, a well-known Aussie artist, is pushing the boundaries in a bid to make people think by sucking out her own blood and then painting with ... Read more...

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Exhibition of paintings by Surjit Akre opens in Russia


June 3rd, 2008 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
RIA Novosti Moscow, June 3 (RIA Novosti) An exhibition of paintings by Indian artist Surjit Akre has opened in Penza, 630 km from the Russian capital. The exhibition, titled "Paradise on Earth", which ... Read more...

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Abstract artist captures urban landscape, promotes green cause


May 15th, 2008 - 4:36 pm ICT by admin
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Leading abstractionist Sanjeev Varma's works promote the green cause, drawing inspiration from simple things like stray dogs longing for affection and the first raindrops. ... Read more...

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Asia’s biggest art mall pays tribute to women artists


March 7th, 2008 - 4:04 pm ICT by admin
(For Women's Day March 8) By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) As a tribute to unsung women artists on International Women's Day March 8 and the 60th year of India's independence, Art ... Read more...

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