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Culkin to exhibit paintings


September 11th, 2012 - 6:51 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 11 (IANS) "Home Alone" star Macaulay Culkin is preparing to set up his first art show.Culkin has been busy making paintings with his musician friend Adam Green ... Read more...

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Damien Hirst: ‘I Was Inspired by Blue Peter’


August 30th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Damien Hirst, who has received criticism about his recent paintings said that he was inspired by Blue Peter.Hirst said that the Blue Peter spin paintings by John ... Read more...

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Mars Landing Site Named for Ray Bradbury


August 23rd, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The late scientist Ray Bradbury has been given a privilege even when he is deep into his grave. The NASA agencies named their new chapter of ... Read more...

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Students paint nuclear holocaust


July 29th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, July 29 (IANS) Students from nine districts of Uttar Pradesh have painted the horrors of wars at an event organised by the Mangalayatan University here as part of a ... Read more...

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Rose garden, art gallery at Roerich’s Bangalore estate


July 6th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 6 (IANS) Known for its gardens, Bangalore will get an exclusive 25-acre rose garden in city's outskirts on the sprawling estate of Russian painter Svetoslav Roerich and his ... Read more...

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Art neglected and works dying in Pakistan, laments daily


July 3rd, 2012 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 3 (IANS) The government is not doing enough to fight negligence as art crumbles in Pakistan, said a leading daily.An editorial in the Dawn Tuesday said that it ... Read more...

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Shreyas Talpade’s unfulfilled painting dream


June 12th, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 12 (IANS) Actor Shreyas Talpade reveals that late painter M.F. Hussain, who died last year in June, wanted to make a film about paintings and during that ... Read more...

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180 fake paintings seized in Italy


May 4th, 2012 - 5:40 am ICT by IANS
Rome, May 4 (IANS/AKI) A total of 180 forged paintings have been seized from several regions of Italy. A gang hoped to sell them to unsuspecting buyers for millions.The forgeries ... Read more...

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Bhardwaj’s creativity, hard work wows Imran Khan


April 9th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Actor Imran Khan, who is working with filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj for the first time in "Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola", says that the filmmaker is the ... Read more...

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Victor Hugo collection auctioned off for $4.2 mn


April 5th, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, April 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Christie's has sold a group of more than 400 books, paintings, letters and other items from personal collections of French writer Victor Hugo and his ... Read more...

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37 artworks recovered 40 years after heist


March 9th, 2012 - 6:33 am ICT by IANS
Rome, March 9 (IANS/AKI) A total of 37 paintings, including works by Peter Paul Rubens and Nicolas Poussin, were recovered by Italian police more than 40 years after they were ... Read more...

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Giant cat statue arrives in Colombia


March 5th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, March 5 (IANS/EFE) Painter and sculptor Fernando Botero's giant "El Gato" (The Cat) statue, which is made of bronze and weighs 1,050 kg, has arrived at the port of ... Read more...

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Celebs have edge over genuine social workers: Salman


February 25th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 25 (IANS) Salman Khan, who runs charity organisation Being Human for underprivileged people, feels that due to media coverage movie stars tend to have an edge ... Read more...

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Russell Brand dating Mexican painter


February 19th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 19 (IANS) English comedian Russell Brand is said to be dating a Mexican painter whose work explores sensuality and sex.Oriela Medellin Amieiro, 25, was seen slipping back ... 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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Robbie Williams plans art show


January 24th, 2012 - 7:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 24 (IANS) Singer Robbie Williams is reportedly planning an exhibition of his art work.The 37-year-old has turned the garage of his Los Angeles home into a studio ... Read more...

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I’m born to act, not sing or paint: Manoj Bajpayee


January 19th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) Some actors weild the paintbrush, while others exercise their vocals chords. But actor Manoj Bajpayee doesn't see himself venture into either fields as he believes painters ... 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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Russia seeks 900 stolen artworks via Interpol


December 29th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has added 900 works of art, including paintings, to Interpol's database of stolen cultural property items, a minister said Thursday.Deputy Interior Minister Sergei Bulavin ... Read more...

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Delhi school kids to form human chain against junk food


December 17th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) The students of Father Agnel School in the capital will form a human chain Monday against the rise in junk food consumption among school-going children. ... Read more...

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Unknown Tagore notebook to go under hammer in New York


December 7th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 7 (IANS) A previously unknown notebook belonging to India's Nobel Laureate and Bengali poet Rabindranath Tagore will be auctioned here next week, according to Sotheby's New York ... Read more...

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Blake Lively’s passion - collecting art


December 1st, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 1 (IANS) Actress Blake Lively says she has been obsessed with collecting art and says she has been a huge fan of paintings ever since her brother Eric ... Read more...

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Lot to be done to address malnutrition: Aamir Khan


November 30th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Bollywood star Aamir Khan Wednesday said the issue of malnutrition is "foremost" to him and that there is a lot be done to tackle ... Read more...

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President Patil to visit Visva Bharati Tuesday


November 28th, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 28 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil, who arrived in Kolkata Monday, will visit Visva Bharati University at Santiniketan in West Bengal's Birbhum district Tuesday.Patil was received at the ... Read more...

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Czech painter Roman Tyc uses human ashes in his paintings


September 29th, 2011 - 12:11 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Prague, Sept 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Renowned Czech painter Roman Tyc has caused quite a stir after he opened an exhibition of his works that have human ashes. The exhibition was opened on ... Read more...

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Mamata promises to start writing again


September 27th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 27 (IANS) The literary side of West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee will come to fore again with Banerjee Tuesday promising to write ... Read more...

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Johnny Depp gifts Robinson his ‘personal book’


September 25th, 2011 - 7:57 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 25 (IANS) Actor Johnny Depp handed over a poetry book from his personal collection to his "The Rum Diary" director Bruce Robinson.Depp showed off his collection ... Read more...

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IGNOU’s art workshop in Tihar


September 21st, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) Wednesday commenced a four-day workshop for Tihar Jail inmates to expose them to various art forms like painting, ... Read more...

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Asia’s tallest church ‘grows taller’ through charity


September 20th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Thrissur (Kerala), Sep 20 (IANS) Shrine Basilica of Our Lady of Dolours near here - billed as the tallest church in Asia at 260 ft - has decided to donate ... Read more...

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Britain turning a nation of hoarders?


September 16th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 16 (IANS) Britain is becoming a nation of hoarders, a new research has found.With interest rates being low, people in Britain have started either to invest in art ... Read more...

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Big B on his first Hollywood venture


September 10th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 10 (IANS) Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby" is Big B's foray into the West but he is not really looking at it as a gateway to Hollywood.The ... Read more...

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Carrey’s painting to be in new film


August 2nd, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Actor Jim Carrey, who loves to paint in his free time, is working on a 16 feet tall and 12 feet wide canvas and says ... Read more...

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Ukranian man to live with lions for five weeks!


July 28th, 2011 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) A Ukranian man has decided to spend five weeks in lions' enclosure to watch the cubs being born.Alexander Pylyshenko, 40, decided to move into the cage ... Read more...

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Picasso drawing stolen from SF art gallery


July 7th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
San Francisco, July 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A drawing by Picasso has been stolen from an art gallery in San Francisco. The police are hunting for the thief who grabbed the drawing ... Read more...

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American painter Cy Twombly dies


July 6th, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, July 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) American painter Cy Twombly has died at the age of 83 years. Twombly is famous for his calligraphic paintings, which shot him to fame in the 1950s.... Read more...

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