history of art

Art Basel to feature over 250 galleries in Asian debut


June 7th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hong Kong, June 7 (IANS) Art Basel, the prestigious international art fair in Hong Kong, will feature more than 250 leading galleries and 2,000 artists in its debut Asian ... Read more...

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Florence paint matches that used for Mona Lisa


March 13th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
London, March 12 (IANS) Art detectives in search of a missing Leonardo Da Vinci masterpiece in the Italian city of Florence have found traces of the paint which matches the ... Read more...

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People have the right to express: Artist Shuvaprasanna


November 12th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Veteran artist Shuvaprasanna, who is addressing changes in West Bengal politics with his art, says he does not sit in an ivory tower and ... Read more...

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Feel liberated after completing studies: Cole


October 24th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 24 (IANS) Actress Lily Cole felt "hugely liberated" after completing her degree at the University of Cambridge.The 23-year-old obtained a degree in the history of art."I feel hugely ... Read more...

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Government mulls new cultural university to conserve heritage


April 17th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The National Museum Institute may be deemed a cultural university by the central government to promote academic research and study of Indian culture and heritage, ... Read more...

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University creates scholarship in Wills-Kate’s honour


February 25th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 25 (ANI): The University where Prince William and Kate Middleton met has created a special scholarship in their honour as a wedding present.The couple's visit to the University of ... Read more...

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Kate Middleton ‘first saw Prince William as a 10-year-old schoolgirl’


November 27th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 27 (ANI): It is widely assumed that Kate Middleton, 28, first saw her future husband Prince William in person while studying history of art at St Andrew's University in ... Read more...

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Queen’s granddaughter declares she’s single and available on Facebook


September 25th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 25 (ANI): The younger daughter of the Duke of York and the Queen's granddaughter, who is sixth in line to the throne, has never been a traditional princess.Princess Eugenie ... Read more...

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Kate Middleton ‘wants to work as a photographer’


August 1st, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 1 (ANI): Prince William's girlfriend Kate Middleton apparently wants to work as a photographer.The 28-year-old - often slammed for not having a proper job - is said to ... Read more...

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Government told not to derecognize 44 deemed varsities (Lead)


January 25th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday restrained the central government from derecognising 44 deemed universities for their questionable academic performance or poor infrastructure and assured tens of thousands of ... Read more...

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Leonardo da Vinci portrait ‘worth millions’ identified by fingerprint


October 13th, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 13 (ANI): A portrait, which was previously unidentified, is said to have been revealed as being one of famous Italian artist Leonardo da Vinci's, courtesy a fingerprint.The painting, titled Young ... Read more...

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How Royals blew Brit taxpayers’ money


June 30th, 2009 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 30 (ANI): Brit taxpayers had to dole out 250,000 pounds for a makeover of Princess Beatrice's university digs, stated a bill revealed by the Queen on June 29.The fund was ... Read more...

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Artist behind Obamas Hope posters arrested on graffiti claims


February 8th, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 8 (ANI): The street artist who became famous after making his red, white and blue " Hope" posters of U.S. President Barack Obama was arrested on Friday for allegedly ... Read more...

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Marks & Spencer to stand by Lily Cole despite nude Playboy photoshoot


September 20th, 2008 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 20 (ANI): British retailer Marks & Spencer has decided to stand by model Lily Cole despite her recent agreement with Playboy magazine to pose naked.The 20-year-old will feature in ... Read more...

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Nude royal princess caught frolicking like a nymph in school grounds


June 14th, 2008 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 14 (ANI): Princess Eugenie of York was found frolicking naked in the grounds of her posh school during a booze-filled night with friends.Eugenie, who is the younger daughter of ... Read more...

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