2,000-year-old jaguar sculpture found in Mexico

August 29th, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 29 (IANS/EFE) Mexican archaeologists have discovered a nearly 2,000-year-old sculpture of a jaguar, an official said.The one-tonne piece - which measures 1.38 meters long by 87 centimeters ... Read more...

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IGNOU opens admission for three visual arts courses

July 12th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has started the admission process for three courses in visual arts with an aim to develop creative and ... Read more...

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Chris Brown to launch toy line

April 27th, 2012 - 6:40 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 27 (IANS) Singer Chris Brown is launching a new line of collectible toys.He has teamed up with artist Ron English to create a limited edition set of ... Read more...

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Khajuraho to get train from Thursday

March 15th, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 15 (IANS) Khajuraho, known for medieval Hindu and Jain temples with erotic sculptures, will finally come on the railway map Thursday.The Udaipur-Gwalior Express has been extended to Khajuraho, ... Read more...

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Chinese hotel covers up nude statues after public ire

March 7th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 7 (IANS) A hotel in China's Shanghai city had to cover up a set of sculptures depicting a naked couple in an intimate pose after it stirred up ... 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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Ashish Soni completes 20 years in fashion world, set to celebrate (With Image)

February 9th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Designer Ashish N. Soni completes two decades in the fashion industry this year and to mark the occasion he will showcase a retrospective of ... Read more...

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Painter Antoni Tapies dies

February 7th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, Feb 7 (IANS/EFE) Spanish artist Antoni Tapies, who wielded a strong influence on 20th century painting, died Monday, said sources in the Barcelona city government. He was 88.The painter, ... Read more...

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Prada to launch 24-hour museum in Paris

January 22nd, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 22 (IANS) Italian fashion label Prada will launch a 24-hour museum in Paris Tuesday.The label has worked with Milan-based artist and satirist Francesco Vezzoli to create the venue ... 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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Selja inaugurates Calcutta Painters’ show

December 15th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Culture Minister Selja Thursday inaugurated the 47th Annual Exhibition of Calcutta Painters at the Lalit Kala Akademi, marking the return of the group to the ... Read more...

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Chinese museum to replicate Michelangelo’s sculptures

June 20th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, June 20 (IANS) A museum in China has decided to duplicate renowned painter and sculptor Michelangelo's four masterpieces of bronze statues.The statues - Day, Night, Twilight and Dawn - ... Read more...

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Buddhist scripture found engraved in Chinese cave

June 12th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 12 (IANS) An unfinished Buddhist scripture dating to around 386 A.D. has been found engraved on a cave wall in China.Archaeological workers discovered the scripture in northern China's ... Read more...

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BSF should get best training, working conditions: Chidambaram

May 25th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday said the Border Security Force (BSF) should be provided with best working conditions and training as thousands of troopers ... Read more...

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Kerala capital gets high-tech museum

May 8th, 2011 - 1:33 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 8 (IANS) The historic Park View building in Kerala's capital city has transformed itself into a modern, high-tech museum giving a peek into the evolution of the state ... Read more...

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Meet the artist who carves appealing sculptures on bananas

April 26th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Yamada, 23, has already made 11 pieces so far, including a dragon and ghoulish skulls.His unique collection also comprises faces of Elvis and Davey Jones from 'Pirates of TheCaribbean', carved ... Read more...

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Scottish artist ‘to burn Jesus at exhibition’

April 18th, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 18 (ANI): A renowned artist in Scotland has revealed that he plans to set ablaze faces of Jesus Christ and the Devil, during this year's Edinburgh Festival.David Mach says he ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga ‘to install Grammys stage egg as a bed in her NY condo’

March 21st, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 21 (ANI): Lady Gaga is reportedly planning to install her Grammys stage egg as a bed in her swanky New York condo.Pop star is apparently spending 1.2 million pounds on ... Read more...

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Statistics can help avoid buying fake goods online

March 20th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 20 (IANS) Consumers need to know the pitfalls of buying artwork or luxury goods online, say statisticians. Currently, online auction site operators are not required to guarantee the ... Read more...

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Jeff Koons’ $30 million Pink Panther sculpture to be auctioned

March 14th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The ‘Pink Panther’ sculpture by Jeff Koons would be going on auction on May. The sculpture is one of the known three of its kind known ... Read more...

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From Boston to Khajuraho to tie the knot

February 21st, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 21 (IANS) The setting for their wedding could not be more appropriate. The young girl and her beau flew all the way from Boston in the US to Khajuraho just ... Read more...

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James Franco opens exhibition of his artwork in Germany

February 15th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 15 (ANI): 'Spider-Man' star James Franco has opened an exhibition of his artwork in Germany.The actor is set to host the glitzy Academy Awards ceremony with Anne Hathaway on ... Read more...

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‘Insensitive’ Damien Hirst slammed for using baby’s skull in new artwork

January 10th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 10 (ANI): Artist Damien Hirst has been criticized for using a infant's skull studded with 8,000 diamonds for his latest art work, 'For Heaven's Sake.'The skull, which is believed to ... Read more...

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Pune shutdown: Agitators damage eight city buses

December 28th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Pune, Dec 28 (ANI): A Shiv Sena-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) sponsored Pune shutdown to protest the removal of the statue of Dadoji Kondadev, considered the mentor of Shivaji, began on a ... Read more...

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Fire destroys 134-year-old church in Colombia

December 27th, 2010 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Dec 27 (IANS/EFE) A Spanish-style church constructed in 1876 in the Colombia's Manizales city was destroyed by a fire, a church priest said.The fire in the Pius X Church started around ... Read more...

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Quran written in Saddam’s blood locked in Baghdad

December 21st, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 21 (IANS) A Quran written in the blood of the late Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein over two years has been locked behind three vaulted doors in Baghdad and not been ... Read more...

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Sculptures dubbed ‘degenerate art’ by Hitler’s regime to go on display

November 10th, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 10 (ANI): A collection of sculptures that was captured by Hitler's Nazis and declared 'degenerate art' is set to go on display.The 11 pieces of art, which date back from ... Read more...

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Sand sculpture in Orissa for Obama

November 4th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 4 (IANS) Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik Thursday created a sand sculpture of US President Barack Obama on a beach in Orissa to welcome him to India, the artist said.Obama ... Read more...

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Oldest sculpture of hawk discovered in Syria

September 15th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by ANI
Damascus, Sept 15 (ANI): French archaeologists in Syria have discovered the world's oldest sculpture of a hawk, which dates back to the 10th millennium B.C.According to al-Baath Newspaper, the Directorate General of ... Read more...

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Sand sculpture created on Puri beach to spread swine flu awareness

August 14th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0By Sharda LehangirPuri (Orissa), Aug 14 (ANI): Sand artist Sudarshan Pattnaik created a sculpture depicting swine flu at Puri beach, to generate awareness of the disease.Pattnaik, ... Read more...

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Oz artist requests for cremated remains for use in mortality sculptures

August 1st, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, August 01 (ANI): An artist from Queensland has urged relatives of dead people to give their cremated remains for creating sculptures about mortality.Artist Peter Booth put an ad in newspaper ... Read more...

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‘Spider-man’ star James Franco to showcase his artistic talent

June 23rd, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 23 (ANI): 'Spider-man' star James Franco is set to display his artistic talent with his debut solo exhibit in New York.The actor, who took up painting as a high school ... Read more...

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Log on to for funniest travel mishaps

June 19th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 19 (ANI): Alternative travel website The Titanic Awards has uploaded a video on YouTube which shows vomiting air travellers and urinating sculptures among other funny travel mishaps.The site's editor ... Read more...

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Advanced technique being used to decipher Maya glyphs

May 31st, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
Mexico City, May 31 (ANI): An advanced technique known as Reflection Transformation Imaging (RTI) is being applied for the first time on Maya sculptures in Mexico to document the ancient monuments.Carlos Pallan ... Read more...

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Victoria to put art collection on public display

May 16th, 2010 - 2:05 am ICT by IANS
London, May 16 (IANS) Footballer David Beckham and his wife Victoria have an art collection worth almost $44 million and are now planning to put it on public display. ... Read more...

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