Tyeb Mehta’s last work open to viewers

January 12th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) The last work of Indian contemporary master artist Tyeb Mehta that he painted just before his death in 2009 has been thrown open for viewing in a ... Read more...

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Oz artist’s nude paintings set against religious scenes cause outrage

September 15th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sept 15 (ANI): Australian artist Rodney Pople's paintings have been met with outrage and protests for depicting pornography and classical religious iconography.One of the paintings showed a porn star being penetrated ... Read more...

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Artist unveils shocking paintings superimposed with porn in Sydney

September 10th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 10 (ANI): In what could be called an art exhibition designed to shock, an artist has superimposed hardcore porn on many classic artworks, including the renaissance painting of the ... Read more...

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Kevin Spacey auctions off lunch date at charity gala in London

June 7th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 7 (ANI): Kevin Spacey contributed his bit to help raise 1.7 million pounds for good causes over the weekend - the Usual Suspects star offered up a lunch date for ... Read more...

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Pearl Jam’s new album ‘Backspacer’ slated for Sept. release

June 2nd, 2009 - 7:43 pm ICT by GD
Pearl Jam performed at a very private concert at Seattle's Showbox Theater on Thursday night last week. The band also shot a commercial for the retail giant Target. The commercial was filmed ... Read more...

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Raza’s ‘La Terre’ fetches $2.5 million at Christie’s

July 1st, 2008 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
London, July 1 (IANS) Indian artist Syed Haider Raza's "La Terre" has fetched a record $2.5 million at Christie's Post War sale here. The leading highlight "La Terre", a work done as ... Read more...

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Russian tycoon Roman Abramovich the mystery buyer of Bacon-Freuds masterpieces

May 18th, 2008 - 7:48 pm ICT by admin
London, May 18 (ANI): The mystery buyer of Francis Bacons Triptych, which was sold for 86.3 million dollars and Lucian Freuds Benefits Supervisor Sleeping, 1995, which fetched 33.6 million dollars, is ... Read more...

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Bacon masterpiece sets auction record with PS43m

May 16th, 2008 - 5:59 pm ICT by admin
London May 16 (ANI): Renowned artist Francis Bacons masterpiece Triptych, has set a new record in sales by fetching a whopping 43 million pounds at an auction in New York.Beating the ... Read more...

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Newspaper, the new inspiration for contemporay Indian art

May 11th, 2008 - 3:53 pm ICT by admin
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Contemporary art in India is drawing inspiration from a collage of new mediums, the most striking among them being daily newspapers and the internet. And ... Read more...

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