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Campaigning with art for peace in northeast (With images)


August 12th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The idyllic life amid strife in the northeastern countryside is the subject around which Assamese artist Jiten Hazarika has built his peace campaign."The tension in ... Read more...

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100 works of renaissance artist Caravaggio found


July 7th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, July 7 (IANS/AKI) A team of art historians has claimed to have discovered 100 previously unknown drawings and paintings by renaissance giant Caravaggio and has published the finds in ... Read more...

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Whisker stolen from giant cat statue in Colombia


April 11th, 2012 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, April 11 (IANS/EFE) One of the whiskers on the giant "El Gato" (The Cat) statue donated by painter and sculptor Fernando Botero to his native Medellin has been stolen, ... Read more...

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Of his 10,000 art works, some have gone to dogs!


November 23rd, 2011 - 9:30 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) He is a highly acclaimed art director in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu movies, decorated with a Padma Shri. But with more than 10,000 works to ... Read more...

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Art works of Border Security Force personnel to be sold


May 23rd, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Paintings and sculptures made by Border Security Force (BSF) personnel will be put up on display and for sale at the Lalit Kala Academy ... Read more...

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Sketches of Hitler’s artist who erased name from files post war up for grabs


April 4th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 04 (ANI): The sketches of one of Adolf Hitler's official artists, who erased his name from the records in shame after the World War II, are now being bought to ... Read more...

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Nepal’s former royalty now faces a different court


March 3rd, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 3 (IANS) The giant halls in Nepal's former royal palace, glittering with immense chandeliers, stately oil paintings of former kings and stuffed, life-sized tigers, once epitomised power and ... Read more...

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Canvases with poetry draw applause for young artist


October 30th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Art with poetry on the canvas and installations that included sofas, chairs and even a ladder! Budding artist Trishla Jain certainly left many impressed with her solo ... Read more...

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Ministers enjoy that freshness on canvas


October 29th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct. 29 (ANI/Times News Network): Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh found it "reflective" and "deeply inward looking", junior Oil minister Jitin Prasada was impressed by the "riot of colours" even though ... Read more...

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Anjolie Ela Menon’s biography released as she turns 70


July 16th, 2010 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) A day before her 70th birthday, a pictorial biography of leading Indian contemporary artist Anjolie Ela Menon covering 55 years of her career was released by ... Read more...

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India first global venue for rare Russian winter art (With Images)


March 11th, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Thirty-three rare paintings, all classical 19th and 20th century Russian winter landscapes by leading artists, have stepped out of the Russian Museum at St.Petersburg for ... Read more...

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Unesco to help restore Haitian cultural heritage


March 11th, 2010 - 4:22 am ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, March 11 (IANS) The UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) will set up a committee to help restore the Haitian cultural heritage damaged in a devastating earthquake in the Caribbean ... Read more...

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Eye disease imaging method used to spot forgeries in paintings


February 4th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): Polish scientists have used optical coherence tomography (OCT), an imaging method for eye disease, to find hidden details in oil paintings.Piotr Targowski found that easel paintings prepared by ... Read more...

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A dark canvas: Death and violence on master frames (Weekly art column, Rainbow Palette, with images)


July 10th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) History, violence, death and suffering have met in a theatre of colours and mediums in one of the darkest exhibitions of art the capital ... Read more...

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Clues to British coastal change detected in19th century artwork


December 30th, 2008 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 30 (ANI): A retired engineer in the UK has found artistic clues to coastal change in nineteenth century artwork, which he says is a useful tool for studying coastal ... Read more...

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Sakti Burman returns to Delhi with sculptures


October 25th, 2008 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) One of the early masters of Indian contemporary art, Paris-based Sakti Burman, is back to the capital after three years with a new genre of work - ... Read more...

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Painting illusions to blur the real and the surreal


April 29th, 2008 - 10:27 am ICT by admin
By Azera Rahman New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Ten steps away from the wall, a woman looks straight at you, her hands resting on a block of wood. Move closer and what seemed ... Read more...

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Indian artists can live on art alone as market booms


April 28th, 2008 - 11:30 am ICT by admin
(Feature) By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Artist Abani Sen, one of the earliest modern masters, was more popular as 'mastermoshai', or teacher, than as an artist. His home was crammed with ... Read more...

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Oil was used to paint ancient Buddha murals in Afghanistan


April 23rd, 2008 - 6:51 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 23 (ANI): Experiments performed at the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF) have proved that ancient Buddhist paintings from Bamiyan, Afghanistan, were made of oil.These are the same precious paintings ... Read more...

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World’s first oil paintings discovered in Afghanistan


April 22nd, 2008 - 8:05 pm ICT by admin
DPA Paris, April 22 (DPA) Scientists using advanced methods to investigate cave paintings in the Afghan region of Bamiyan say they may have identified what could be the first images produced using oil ... Read more...

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Worlds earliest known oil paintings discovered in Afghan caves


February 7th, 2008 - 5:14 pm ICT by admin
Washington, February 7 (ANI): A new chemical analysis suggests that Buddhist paintings from Afghanistan's famed Bamian caves are the worlds earliest known oil paintings, say researchers.The researchers say that the murals, ... Read more...

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Art forgery to be foiled by magnetic signatures


November 14th, 2007 - 8:27 am ICT by admin
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