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For Pattinson, split is like end of world


August 14th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 14 (IANS) Actor Robert Pattinson thinks that breaking up with someone feels as if the world has come to an end.The actor split from Kristen Stewart last ... Read more...

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Lenovo unveils new generation laptops


August 9th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 9 (IANS) Chinese PC giant Lenovo has unveiled a new generation of light-weight ThinkPads at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.In an event to celebrate ... Read more...

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Beatles music fuels giant street party in Rio


February 21st, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 21 (IANS/EFE) A musical troupe that sets Beatles tunes to Brazilian beats Monday drew 60,000 people to a carnival street party in Rio de Janeiro.Sargento Pimenta ... Read more...

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Indian art collectors’ space getting new look


January 29th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Art collection in India has seen some exponential change in the last 15 years. The fledgling culture of private archives to free art from the ... Read more...

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Husain, Raza highlights of Sotheby’s Asian art sale


May 18th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Maqbool Fida Husain's "The Sixth Seal" and Syed Haider Raza's oil composition "Rue Des Fosses St Jaques" are the highlights of Sotheby's South Asian modern ... Read more...

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Courtney Love’s band Hole to reunite for docu screening


March 27th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 27 (ANI): Courtney Love and the original members of her rock band Hole are all set to reunite on Monday for the first time in over a decade.The rocker, along ... Read more...

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Jeff Koons’ $30 million Pink Panther sculpture to be auctioned


March 14th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The ‘Pink Panther’ sculpture by Jeff Koons would be going on auction on May. The sculpture is one of the known three of its kind known ... Read more...

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Pink Panther sculpture expected to sell for $30m


March 12th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 12 (ANI): American artist Jeff Koons' porcelain sculpture of a pink panther hugging a bare-breasted blonde is expected to fetch 30 million dollars at a New York City auction.There were ... Read more...

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Akbar Padamsee to lead Sotheby’s Asian art sale


February 18th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) British auction house Sotheby's sale of Indian and Southeast Asian art in New York March 25 will be led by an important art work by artist Akbar ... Read more...

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Pain forces US prof to remove part of video cam implanted in his head


February 10th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 10 (ANI): A New York University professor who had implanted a video camera in the back of his head, has been forced to remove part of the device after his ... Read more...

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Google launches virtual tour of world’s finest museums


February 2nd, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) Google is harnessing its controversial Street View technology to take you on a virtual tour of the world's finest museums, from the comfort of your home. The search ... Read more...

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News Corp to launch digital newspaper on the iPad


January 12th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The much-hyped tablet newspaper will now be launched on the 19th day of January by the CEO of Apple, Steve Jobs and the Chairman of News ... Read more...

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iPad newspaper all set to launch soon


January 11th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The iPad newspaper is due for launch pretty soon. The product is expected to be launched by investor, Rupert Murdoch and the CEO of Apple, Steve ... Read more...

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Iraqi artist to have ‘eyes’ in the back of his head


November 20th, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 20 (ANI): It may soon be possible to literally see what is happening behind your back.An Iraqi-born professor and artist is having a camera implanted in the back of ... Read more...

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Paris authorities face flak over ban on ‘raunchy’ exhibition for teens


October 8th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 8 (ANI): Paris was known to be the home of artistic liberation, but it is not the case anymore-teenagers in the city were banned from a photographic exhibition about teen ... Read more...

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Long-lost collection of US silent movies found in New Zealand


June 8th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, June 8 (DPA) A long-lost collection of silent movies has been discovered in New Zealand and is being returned to the US, the government said Tuesday. They include the only known copy ... Read more...

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Serbian artist spends 700hrs sitting in performance art record


June 1st, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 1 (ANI): After 700 hours of sitting and staring at members of the public in the Museum of Modern Art, Serbian artist Marina Abramovic has concluded the longest piece of ... Read more...

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600M Worth of Picasso, Matisse, Modigliani Paintings Stolen!


May 20th, 2010 - 11:14 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Radio France International reports that five paintings by such artists as Modigliani, Picasso, Matisse and more, which added up t a total worth of over 600 million dollars, ... Read more...

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Paintings by Picasso and Matisse stolen from the Paris Museum of Modern Art


May 20th, 2010 - 10:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, May 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The art industry suffered a major loss when a thief stole major paintings from the Paris Museum of Modern Art. The daring robbery happened on Thursday in ... Read more...

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Picasso painting stolen from Paris museum


May 20th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 20 (DPA) Thieves have stolen five expensive paintings, including a work by Picasso, from the National Museum of Modern Art in Paris, France Info radio reported Thursday. Other works missing include ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan director’s ‘Shadows of Silence’ going to Cannes


April 22nd, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Meenakshi Shedde Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) Paris-based Sri Lankan director Pradeepan Raveendran's film "Shadows of Silence", listed as a French entry, will be presented in the Directors' Fortnight section at the 63rd ... Read more...

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Visibly aroused nude model removed from exhibition


April 19th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 19 (ANI): A nude male model had to be removed from an exhibition, when he became visibly aroused.At the Marina Abramovic installation on the sixth floor of the Museum ... Read more...

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President Obama nominates six individuals for humanities committee


February 6th, 2010 - 4:44 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – President Obama on Friday announced the nominations of six individuals to be members of the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities.President Obama said that he’s ... Read more...

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Four cultural institutions failed to utilise government grant: PM


January 16th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday termed as 'unfortunate' the failure of four premier cultural institutions in Kolkata, including the Victoria Memorial and National Library, to fully utilise ... Read more...

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India’s ‘Ocean of an Old Man’ film selected for Global Lens 2010


January 1st, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Jan 1 (ANI): Rajesh Shera's 'Ocean of an Old Man', said to be the first film ever to be shot on India's Andaman and Nicobar islands, has been selected in ... Read more...

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Tim Burton’s never-before-seen artwork to be exhibited in NY


July 31st, 2009 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 31 (ANI): Hollywood director Tim Burton's never before seen paintings and drawings will be exhibited in a New York museum this autumn.The Museum of Modern Art will showcase the exhibition ... Read more...

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‘Oye Lucky…’ to be screened at New York film event


June 4th, 2009 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 4 (IANS) Director Dibakar Banerjee's "Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!" has been selected for screening at an event in New York that celebrates Indian films. The event, starting Friday, is called The ... Read more...

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‘Irrational tax structure crippling Indian art industry’


March 26th, 2009 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Sreya BasuKolkata, March 26 (IANS) An "irrational tax structure" is crippling the art industry and the government should slash import and value-added taxes (VAT) on artworks to help the sector flourish, ... Read more...

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Will Delhi-6 do well?


February 19th, 2009 - 7:16 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Delhi-6, a film directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra starring Abhishek Bachchan, Sonam Kapoor, Om Puri, Atul Kulkarni, and Divya Dutta.The movie is based on Mehra's growing up years in Chandni Chowk ... Read more...

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Jackman likens love scenes with Kidman in Australia to poetry


November 17th, 2008 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 17 (ANI): Aussie actor Hugh Jackman likened his love scenes with Nicole Kidman in their new movie Australia to poetry.Jackman, 40, also revealed that filming love scenes with Kidman, ... 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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Mercedes bionic car at New York’s Museum of Modern Art


March 5th, 2008 - 7:43 pm ICT by admin
DPA New York, March 5 (DPA) Mercedes is showing a bionic concept car in New York's Museum of Modern Art as part of an exhibition showcasing "trailblazing innovations" in the fields of design ... Read more...

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The robotic computer that behaves like a kid


February 19th, 2008 - 5:41 pm ICT by admin
Washington, February 19 (ANI): The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York is all set to exhibit a half computer, half robot called Wizkid that behaves talks to the user just ... Read more...

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The perfect kid: part computer, part robot


February 19th, 2008 - 2:17 pm ICT by admin
New York, Feb 19 (IANS) Here's one kid who lives up to the dictum that children must be seen and not heard. Meet Wizkid. Part computer, part robot, this Swiss machine is ... Read more...

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