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Botticelli’s Venus and Mars models may have been high on dope


May 27th, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 27 (ANI): Regarded as a story of the all-conquering power of love, a scene of pastoral bliss by Botticelli is actually an illustration of the potency of hallucinogenic drugs, claims ... Read more...

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Crocodile kills US woman in India


May 6th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 6 (IANS) A 25-year-old US woman was killed by a crocodile while she was snorkelling in India's Andaman and Nicobar Islands, her family has said. The crocodile attack took place ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indian artists get new platform


January 6th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 6 (IANS) Symbols Art Club, a new platform for Malaysian Indian artists to connect and to express themselves, has begun by holding its first exhibition - Caves on Canvas. The ... Read more...

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Michael Jackson ‘wanted to study fine art at University’


November 29th, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 29 (ANI): Late King of Pop Michael Jackson was reportedly planning to head back to the classroom to become a qualified art historian after his daughter Paris begged him ... Read more...

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Christie’s sale of South Asian masters to fetch $7 mn


May 8th, 2008 - 7:45 pm ICT by admin
London, May 8 (IANS) Christie's sale of South Asian Modern and Contemporary Art here June 11 will feature 112 works including noted Indian artists like F.N. Souza and Tyeb Mehta. It is ... Read more...

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Nativity and Last Judgment diptych confirmed as 12th or 13th century masterpiece


December 28th, 2007 - 4:55 pm ICT by admin
London, December 28 (ANI): Carbon14 dating tests done in Britain and France have confirmed that the exquisite Nativity and Last Judgment diptych is a genuine masterpiece of the 12th or 13th century.The ... Read more...

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Has Bard’s original portrait been replaced by a fake?


November 14th, 2007 - 2:49 am ICT by admin
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