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Edinburgh Airport in a fix over nude Picasso


August 9th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Edinburgh, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After customers complained of the picture of a nude woman on a red armchair at the Edinburgh Airport, the picture was covered by the airport administration but ... Read more...

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NID training African craftspeople


July 24th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) A group of 25 participants from Zimbabwe are attending a week-long crafts managers' workshop at the National School of Design in Ahmedabad to hone their ... Read more...

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NGMA gets a new parallel address on Google Art Project


April 10th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) has officially moved to a new parallel address in cyberspace from where visitors can walk through its new-age ... Read more...

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Please save Greece’s monuments, say archaeologists


March 15th, 2012 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Athens, March 15 (IANS) Greek archaeologists have made a worldwide appeal for support to protect the country's rich cultural heritage amid the country's harsh austerity measures."Monuments do not have voice, ... Read more...

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Robbery takes places at ancient Olympia Museum


February 17th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Athens, Feb 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Greek officials have announced that armed robbers have broken into the Ancient Olympia Museum and made away with several valuable items. Police say between 60 and 70 ... Read more...

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Picasso stolen from Athens National Gallery


January 10th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Athens, Jan 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The police in Athens are searching for a group of burglars who broke into the biggest art museum in the country and made away with two valuable ... Read more...

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Sabavala death second great loss to Indian art


September 3rd, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) Artists and patrons of art paid tributes to noted painter Jehangir Sabavala, who died in Mumbai Saturday, describing his passing away as the second great loss ... Read more...

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Artist Jehangir Sabavala dies of respiratory failure


September 3rd, 2011 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 2 (IANS) Eminent artist Jehangir Sabavala died Friday morning of respiratory failure, a family source said. He was 89.Sabavala had been suffering from lung cancer. He is survived ... Read more...

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‘Husain’s heart beat for India till the last’ (Second Lead)


June 9th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) A "rare genius", "renaissance man", "god's gift", even "sanyasi" - the art fraternity Thursday recalled artist Maqbool Fida Husain with warmth and affection. Mourning ... Read more...

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Indian diplomat’s paintings on show


April 15th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) The director of the National Gallery of Modern Art, Rajeev Lochan, Friday inaugurated an exhibition of paintings by Indian diplomat Abhay Kumar.The exhibition, under the ... Read more...

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Shane Warne, Elizabath Hurley ‘look over the moon’ as they attend pal’s wedding party


February 13th, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 13 (ANI): Shane Warne and Elizabeth Hurley 'looked over the moon' as they stepped out together to attend a friend's wedding reception. According to the Herald Sun, the couple swapped cars ... Read more...

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Now Google Street View lets one tour world’s finest museums from home


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 2 (ANI): Google Street View has now used its technology to allow users to roam the world's finest museums from the comfort of their own homes.The online search giant even ... Read more...

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A quick look at India’s 2010 art gallery (To go with Art: 2010 in Retrospect)


December 21st, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Here's a look at what made news in Indian art in 2010:- Anish Kapoor Retrospective at National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), Mehboob Studio (Delhi, Mumbai)- Artiger: ... Read more...

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17 Delhi monuments will continue to shine at night


October 15th, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The 17 monuments, illuminated 24x7 for the benefit of the Commonwealth Games visitors, will continue to shine at night even though the mega-sporting has come to a ... Read more...

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Poland gifts India composer Chopin’s bust


September 7th, 2010 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) A magnificent 28-kg brass bust of renowned Polish composer and pianist Fryderyk Franciszek Chopin will now grace the National Gallery of Modern Art - a gift ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama’s portrait to be placed at Smithsonian’s National Gallery


August 22nd, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 22 (ANI): The portraits of US First Lady Michelle Obama and business magnate Martha Stewart would be reportedly placed at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery in Washington.A New York-based ... Read more...

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Hidden secrets of world-famous paintings revealed via science


June 29th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 29 (ANI): The hidden secrets of some of the world's most famous paintings have been revealed, and the credit for the feat goes to a partnership between EPSRC (Engineering and ... Read more...

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Gillard not to move into Australian PM residence


June 25th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 25 (IANS) Australia's new Prime Minister Julia Gillard, who lives in a simple brick bungalow near an Indian take-away, will not be moving into her official residence -- for now. Gillard ... Read more...

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Raphael’s The Madonna of the Pinks no 19th-century fake


June 11th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 11 (ANI): Britain's National Gallery is relieved to have found that a Raphael painting bought for a whopping 34million pounds is indeed genuine.Samples from the canvas of the ... Read more...

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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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Tagore’s 150th birth anniversary should reflect his personality: PM


May 20th, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 20 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manamohan Singh on Thursday said the commemoration of 150th Birth Anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore should reflect his complex and multi-layered personality besides showcasing ... Read more...

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Bhutan King arrives in India on state visit


December 21st, 2009 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) India and Bhutan will sign agreements on hydroelectric power and civil aviation during the Bhutanese King's five-day state visit to India, where an exhibition of photographs he ... Read more...

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French cultural fest kicks off with rare photos’ exhibition


November 29th, 2009 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) An exhibition featuring the work of two French photographers who captured the culture and diversity of India during the early 20th century Saturday marked the start of ... Read more...

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Culture ministry fellowships for Indian, foreign scholars


November 25th, 2009 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The culture ministry will award fellowships to Indian and foreign scholars for research projects in the fields of art, culture and heritage, Minister of State for Planning ... Read more...

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Kim Cattrall strips off to save painting from auction


November 24th, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 24 (ANI): 'Sex and the City' star Kim Cattrall has once again shed her clothes to keep a classic Renaissance painting in the U.K.Last year, the 53-year-old actress had bared ... Read more...

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The ‘real’ Satyajit Ray - caught on camera


October 29th, 2009 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
By Maitreyee Boruah Bangalore, Oct 29 (IANS) He took Indian cinema to the world stage. But very few know that Oscar-winning film director Satyajit Ray while being a perfectionist was almost ... Read more...

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PM condoles artist Serbjeet Singh’s death


August 29th, 2009 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday condoled the death of artist Serbjeet Singh, calling him "a painter of Himalayan landscapes". "An artist without any formal training, he became ... Read more...

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Provisions for zonal centres in Rs.700 crore culture budget


July 6th, 2009 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The government has earmarked Rs.700 crore for the ministry of culture with more allocations for zonal cultural centres, the Sangeet Natak Akademi, Lalit Kala Akademi, Sahitya ... Read more...

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Hindus seek intervention of Finland Lutheran Church for removal of nude man’s photo


March 8th, 2009 - 3:08 pm ICT by admin
Hindus are seeking intervention of Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland (ELCF) to remove controversial photograph of a nude man with visible genitals from a government museum in Helsinki, which they say denigrates ... Read more...

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Explaining art to people through a ‘visual novel’


February 27th, 2009 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 27 (IANS) A 'rebel' artist, who was asked by police to leave an exhibition here after he objected to a minister's comments on modern art, is coming out with a ... Read more...

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UKs bid to save Titians Diana and Actaeon for public successful


January 4th, 2009 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 4 (ANI): Britains fundraising campaign to raise 50 million pounds in four months to buy Titians Diana and Actaeon has been successful.But the breakthrough only happened after the Scottish ... Read more...

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UKs bid to save Titian’’s Diana and Actaeon close to fruition


December 14th, 2008 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 14 (ANI): Britains fundraising campaign to buy Titian''s Diana and Actaeon has been put on track to achieve the 50 million pounds asking price raising hopes that the masterpiece ... Read more...

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Kim Cattrall bares all to keep classic Titian masterpiece in public view


November 25th, 2008 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 25 (ANI): Kim Cattrall, the star of Sex and the City, has posed semi-naked to appear in a recreation of Titians masterpiece as part of a campaign to save ... Read more...

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UK has more attractive tourist spots than other European countries


June 23rd, 2008 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 23 (ANI): The UK has more entries in list of most-popular free European tourist attractions than any other country, according to a new poll.With the Pantheon in Rome was ... Read more...

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No paintings replaced with fakes: Ambika Soni


April 15th, 2008 - 10:11 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Tourism Minister Ambika Soni Tuesday said no paintings were replaced with their fakes at the prestigious National Gallery of Modern Art and Lalit Kala Akademi. Informing the ... Read more...

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