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Fake modern Indian art market fattens on budget buyers (With Images)


August 6th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) After faking art works of contemporary Indian masters like S.H. Raza and F.N. Souza, the underground copy market has turned its attention to India's top ... Read more...

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Patna to get tallest Gandhi statue on October 2


August 5th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 5 (IANS) Bihar will pay a befitting tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his 143rd birth anniversary on October 2. The state government plans to install a 40-foot-tall bronze ... Read more...

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Ashoka stupa restored in Tibet (With Images)


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Nangchen (China), Aug 3 (IANS) Nestled in eastern Tibet and surrounded by breathtaking natural beauty, Nangchen is once again in the spotlight with the restoration of a 2,000-year-old stupa constructed ... Read more...

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Ukraine to unveil memorial to Steve Jobs


July 28th, 2012 - 8:56 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A memorial to late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs will be unveiled in the Ukrainian Black Sea port of Odessa.A two-metre, hand-shaped steel memorial has a ... Read more...

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Wax sculpture of Penelope Cruz in Paris museum


July 27th, 2012 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Paris, July 27 (IANS/EFE) A wax sculpture of Spanish actress Penelope Cruz will be placed in a premier spot in a Paris museum, joining similar statues of Brad Pitt ... Read more...

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Mehdi Hassan - my immortal ‘ghazal traash’ (Tribute)


June 13th, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
The first I heard about Mehdi Hassan, whom now I call an amazing "ghazal traash" (sculptor of ghazals), was in 1966 when a friend of mine brought me a reel-to-reel tape ... Read more...

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An artist who transforms guns into sculptures


May 2nd, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 2 (IANS/EFE) Victor Hugo Zayas is a Mexican painter and sculptor who uses guns recovered by the city of Los Angeles' Gun Buyback Initiative to create works ... 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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Da Vinci’s to-do list to be displayed


April 6th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 6 (IANS) A list of Leonardo da Vinci's "things to do", including reminders for works like "observe a brain", is all set to be publicly displayed at Buckingham ... Read more...

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Banned British film to be released after 23 years


April 1st, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 1 (IANS) A film banned in Britain for being blasphemous will be released in its original, uncut form after 23 years.The 1989 movie "Visions of Ecstasy" was considered ... Read more...

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Women’s Day: Five women artists collaborate for exhibition


March 5th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Five Chennai-based women artists have collaborated for the first time for an art exhibition at the Lalit Kala Akademi in New Delhi.The exhibition, inaugurated Monday ... 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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Cuban makes statues using tobacco leaves


February 6th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Feb 6 (IANS) A Cuban sculptor uses tobacco leaves to create wonderful pieces of art, and has made life-size as well as miniature sculptures of Winston Churchill, Che ... Read more...

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Shane Warne’s bronze statue unveiled outside hallowed MCG


December 22nd, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 22 (IANS) Shane Warne was immortalised in bronze Thursday with a new statue of the legendary Australian cricketer being unveiled outside the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).Almost five years ... Read more...

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Messi says farewell to his Kolkata fans


September 4th, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sept 4 (IANS) Soccer superstar Lionel Messi Sunday bid adieu to his countless football lovers here as Argentina held their last practice session in the city before leaving for ... Read more...

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Liza Minnelli loves being single!


August 28th, 2011 - 8:29 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 28 (IANS) Four-times married Liza Minnelli thinks it is wonderful to be single and loves not being tied down.The 64-year-old star was previously married to cabaret performer Peter ... Read more...

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Anurag attends Kalki’s ramp show


August 20th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Although Kalki Koechlin has walked the ramp many times, Babita M's Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive show was different for the Bollywood actress. This time her husband ... Read more...

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Zambian emeralds sparkle in Indian jewellery


July 20th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Deep coloured emeralds from Zambia will sparkle at a special jewellery collection for India - to be unveiled by Bollywoood diva Madhuri Dixit this week ... Read more...

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Now, get Kate Middleton statuette for 199 pounds


June 30th, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) Admirers of Kate Middleton will now be able to buy a bone china statuette of the Duchess of Cambridge for 199 pounds, said a media report.The ... Read more...

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Alexander statue leads to controversy


June 22nd, 2011 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Skopje (Macedonia), June 22 (IANS) A 13-metre-high statue of Alexander the Great has been put up in Skopje, capital of Macedonia, leading to Greece saying that Macedonia stole its ancient ... Read more...

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I am still to be successful as a painter: Shuvaprasanna (Interview)


June 19th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 19 (IANS) Celebrated contemporary painter, social and political activist Shuvaprasanna has donned all mantles with ease. He has rubbed shoulders with the likes of Gunter Grass and ... Read more...

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Warne set to be immortalised in bronze statue


May 30th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 30 (IANS) Australian spin legend Shane Warne is all set to be immortalised in bronze at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).The cricket legend, who has returned from his ... Read more...

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Orissa sculptor wins prize in Moscow


May 16th, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 15 (IANS) Orissa-based sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik's sculpture of Mona Lisa, won the people's choice prize at the 3rd Moscow World Sand Sculpture Championship in Russia."I created ... Read more...

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John Cleese’s girlfriend helps pay his alimony


May 5th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, May 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) John Cleese’s girlfriend is proving to be his financial savior. In an interview with Mandrake, new girlfriend Jennifer Wade revealed that she helps the comedian to ... Read more...

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Melbourne Cricket Club to honour Shane Warne


December 26th, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 26 (IANS) The Melbourne Cricket Club has announced that spin wizard Shane Warne will be the 11th Australian sporting great to be honoured with a statue outside the famous venue.The ... Read more...

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Wounded Spanish journalist receives honour


November 10th, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
San Fernando (Spain), Nov 10 (IANS/EFE) Spanish photographer Emilio Morenatti, who lost a foot in a roadside bomb explosion while working in Afghanistan last year, received Tuesday the first Freedom of Speech ... Read more...

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Orissa sand artist creates sculpture of Obama ahead of his India visit


November 5th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Puri, Nov 5 (ANI): Internationally acclaimed sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik displayed a sculptor of US President Barack Obama at Puri beach as a mark of respect to the US President, who ... Read more...

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A long relationship ends in Punjab’s first family (Letter From Chandigarh)


October 23rd, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh, Oct 23 (IANS) In Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal, personal and political factors have driven a wedge between members of Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal's family. The expulsion ... Read more...

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Scotland’s iconic ‘Famous Grouse’ to be transformed into steel sculpture


September 25th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 25 (ANI): One of Scotland's most iconic and loved brand images, the "Famous Grouse" is set for transformation.The Edrington Group will build a 20ft statue of the bird in flight ... Read more...

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Sophia Loren celebrates 76th birthday with award


September 22nd, 2010 - 5:29 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 22 (IANS) Academy award winning actress Sophia Loren, who celebrated her 76th birthday Monday, has been chosen to receive a prestigious Japanese award for her work in cinema. Loren will receive ... Read more...

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Australian sculptor wants cremated ashes for artwork


August 1st, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 1 (IANS) An Australian sculptor has asked people to donate the cremated remains of their relatives for making an "interesting artwork about mortality". Peter Booth from Brisbane put an ad in ... Read more...

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Bharti Kher’s sculpture gets under a million pounds at Sotheby’s


June 29th, 2010 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) A life-sized elephant in a crouched position by UK-born Indian sculptor Bharti Kher fetched over £900,000 at an auction by Sotheby's in London Monday evening. "The Skin Speaks ... Read more...

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Messi, Maradona statues in Kolkata


June 18th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 18 (IANS) As soccer crazy Kolkata gets engulfed in the World Cup fever, sculptors here are busy making statues of football stars like Diego Maradona, Lionel Messi and Kaka. "We are ... Read more...

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200,000 bronze keys for tallest statue in Argentina


May 16th, 2010 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, May 16 (IANS/EFE) Argentinean artists are collecting over 200,000 bronze keys to cast the tallest statue in the country in honour of indigenous people. Bronze items including over 200,000 keys are ... Read more...

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Romanian ’shoe architect’ makes heels to help women grow 12 inches!


May 7th, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 7 (ANI): A Romanian "shoe architect" has created towering heels that promise to help increase the wearer's height by 12 inches.Mihai Albu's shoes are twice the height of the highest ... Read more...

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