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Ganesh Pyne gets lifetime achievement award

March 5th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 5 (IANS) Famed artist Ganesh Pyne was Monday presented the "ICC Lifetime Achievement Award" for his contribution to painting.The 75-year-old was handed the award which included a citation, ... Read more...

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Cleaner wipes off ’stain’, destroys artwork

November 4th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 4 (IANS) A cleaner at a museum in Germany spotted a 'stain' and promptly went to work on the installation. The result was far from flattering as the ... Read more...

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China demolishes famed artist Ai Weiwei’s Shanghai studio over political activism

January 13th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Jan 13(ANI): Chinese authorities have demolished Chinese social activist Ai Weiwei's Shanghai studio, a move which he says is linked to his political activism.According to reports, the local authorities had declared ... Read more...

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Solomon Burke, “The Legendary King of Rock and Soul”, dies at 70

October 11th, 2010 - 1:03 am ICT by BNO News
AMSTERDAM (BNO NEWS) -- "The Legendary King of Rock and Soul", Solomon Burke, died at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport on early Sunday morning, officials said. He was 70.Police spokesman Robert van Kapel said ... Read more...

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Greenpeace occupies Aztec-god sculpture in Mexico protest

February 5th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 5 (IANS/EFE) Greenpeace staged a protest in this Mexican capital to press demands for an effective climate-change treaty, occupying the fountain that famed artist Diego Rivera dedicated to Tlaloc, ... Read more...

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