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F.N. Souza’s London years by Ida Kar in Delhi


October 5th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) He struggled to make ends meet and battled demons in his head... But Goa-born artist F.N. Souza, the founder of the Progressive Artists' Group of ... Read more...

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Vinyl record made from ashes to help you ‘live from beyond the groove!’


September 27th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 27 (ANI): Now, get an ultimate final send off, with vinyl records made out of your ash.And Vinyly, the creation of English record label boss Jason Leach, offers the service ... Read more...

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Now, get a musical memorial with vinyl ‘ash’ records


September 1st, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 1 (ANI): Now, get an ultimate final send off, with vinyl records made out of your ash.And Vinyly, the creation of English record label boss Jason Leach, offers the service ... 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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Ferdinand’s rise from ballet dancer To England captain


February 10th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb. 10 (ANI): Rio Ferdinand's past life as a ballet dancer is revealed in a campaign being fronted by the new England football captain.The National Portrait Gallery pictures Rio Ferdinand relaxing ... Read more...

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Portrait of Prince Harry & Prince William is on display


January 9th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The first oil portrait of Prince Harry and Prince William has been put up for display for the public. According to the onlookers, both of them ... Read more...

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Portrait Of Princes William And Harry Unveiled


January 9th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Prince William and Prince Harry have now joined the ranks of all their forefathers. A brand new oil painting has been unveiled, featuring the two royal ... Read more...

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First double portrait of Princes Harry and William unveiled in London


January 7th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 7 (ANI): The first double portrait of Princes William and Harry has been unveiled.Made by artist Nicky Philipps, the portrait has been displayed at London's National Portrait Gallery, reports The ... Read more...

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Princes William and Harry’s joint portrait ‘in the works’


December 20th, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 20 (ANI): The official joint portrait of Princes William and Harry is in the works.The National Portrait Gallery has chosen Nicky Philipps, whose clients include author Ken Follett, to do ... Read more...

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Becks’ image to appear on new condom range in Spain


October 22nd, 2009 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
London, October 22 (ANI): An image of David Beckham will soon be printed on condom packets available in Spain.The pic snapped by Sam Taylor-Wood belongs to the Tears of Eros art ... Read more...

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Burned soldier portrait to show at Smithsonian


October 21st, 2009 - 3:51 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
San Antonio, Oct 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Retired Army Sgt. Richard Yarosh face is very different following an explosion in Iraq. A life-sized oil painting of him will be put on display at ... Read more...

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Twiggy’s 60th birthday to be marked with public display of life story in pics


July 9th, 2009 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 9 (ANI): 'World's first supermodel" Twiggy's 60th birthday is all set to be marked with a public display of pictures narrating the story of her life.'Twiggy: A Life in Photographs' ... Read more...

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‘Beatles to Bowie’ exhibition in London to display unseen celeb pics


June 26th, 2009 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 26 (ANI): An exhibition of more than 100 previously unseen images of stars from Jimi Hendrix to the Beatles are set to go on display in a National Portrait Gallery ... Read more...

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Shakespeares last ever portrait could indeed be a 17th century courtiers, says expert


March 20th, 2009 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 20 (ANI): A rare portrait of William Shakespeare, believed to be the only surviving portrait, could actually be a painting of 17th century courtier Sir Thomas Overbury, claims an ... Read more...

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Photo of happy Beatles at Ringo Starr’’s wedding goes on tour


January 12th, 2009 - 7:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 12 (ANI): A photograph of the Beatles clicked at Ringo Starr''s wedding to Barbara Bach in 1981 will be part of a touring exhibition.The wedding took place less than ... Read more...

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Bushs relaxed and smiling portrait unveiled


December 20th, 2008 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 20 (ANI): As US President George W Bush prepares to bid adieu to the White House, his portrait has been unveiled at the National Portrait Gallery.The portraitpainted by Robert ... Read more...

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Gore to host ”green” inaugural ball


December 12th, 2008 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec.12 (ANI): Former US Vice President Al Gore will host a "green" inaugural ball the night before President-elect Barack Obama takes the oath of office. "The Green Ball: Inauguration of ... Read more...

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Gerhard Richter’’s JFK assassination portraits to be shown for first time


December 12th, 2008 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 12 (ANI): German artist Gerhard Richters portraits painted in regard to the assassination of President Kennedy will be shown at the National Portrait Gallery''s flagship spring exhibition for the ... Read more...

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Princess Margarets portrait goes on display in London


September 19th, 2008 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 19 (ANI): A painting of Princess Margaret that hung on the wall of her Kensington Palace apartment is going on display at London''s National Portrait Gallery.The 1957 painting ... Read more...

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Russian billionaire tries to hire ancient Nottingham Castle instead of 4-star hotel!


September 17th, 2008 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 17 (ANI): A Russian billionaire who is due to arrive in Nottingham with his 40-strong entourage later this month tried to hire out a castle built by William the ... Read more...

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Artist pays homage to Lucian Freud with portrait made from porn-mags


June 1st, 2008 - 8:34 pm ICT by admin
London, June1 (ANI): A well-known artist has paid homage to Lucian Freud, the master of the nude, by creating a collage made from porn magazines.Jonathan Yeos tribute to Freud has been ... Read more...

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The ghostly hidden portrait of Shakespeares patron uncovered


April 30th, 2008 - 3:58 pm ICT by admin
London, Apr 30 (ANI): Bristol University students curating a display of Tudor portraits uncovered a ghost figure, which could only be William Shakespeare's only known patron - Henry Wriothesley, third Earl ... Read more...

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Shakespeare’s ‘Flower Portrait’ not a replica, claims curator


November 14th, 2007 - 8:09 am ICT by admin
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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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