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Ali Zafar strives for originality


March 2nd, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 2 (IANS) Pakistani actor Ali Zafar, whose multi-faceted personality has his fans in awe, says a lot of people inspires him in his pursuit for creativity, but he ... Read more...

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X-rays reveal why van Gogh paintings are losing their shine


February 15th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): Scientists have discovered why some paintings of Vincent van Gogh and other artists of the late 19th century are losing their shine.Using sophisticated X-rays, they have identified a ... Read more...

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Google launches virtual tour of world’s finest museums


February 2nd, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) Google is harnessing its controversial Street View technology to take you on a virtual tour of the world's finest museums, from the comfort of your home. The search ... Read more...

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50 mn-year-old sunflower evokes memories of Van Gogh painting


September 24th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 24 (IANS) The bold strokes and colours vividly remind one of Vincent van Gogh's renowned sunflower paintings. The similarity is no accident, for this ancient masterpiece, going back 50 million years, ... Read more...

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Egyptian tycoon offers reward for stolen Van Gogh painting


August 27th, 2010 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Aug 27 (IANS/AKI) Egyptian telecom tycoon Naguib Sawiris has offered a 140,000 euro reward for information leading to the recovery of a stolen masterpiece by Dutch painter Vincent Van Gogh, according ... Read more...

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Van Gogh painting heist: Egyptian officials arrested


August 24th, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Aug 24 (IANS/AKI) One of Egypt's top culture officials and other employees of the Egyptian culture ministry were arrested following the theft of painting by Vincent Van Gogh from Cairo's Mahmud ... Read more...

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$50m Van Gogh painting ’still missing’


August 22nd, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 22 (ANI): Egypt's culture minister has said that a Van Gogh painting worth 50 million dollars is still missing after it was stolen from a Cairo museum.The painting in ... Read more...

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Van Gogh painting stolen from Cairo museum


August 22nd, 2010 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Aug 21 (DPA) One of Vincent Van Gogh's most famous paintings, "Poppy Flowers", has been stolen from a museum in Cairo, Egypt's Ministry of Culture said Saturday. It was not immediately clear ... Read more...

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Alcohol, drugs can stifle artistic creativity


June 26th, 2010 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 26 (IANS) The idea that alcohol and drugs can stimulate writers, musicians and others to create great works of art is a "dangerous myth" because they can actually stifle creativity, ... Read more...

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Key Toronto tourism sites to close during G-20 summit


June 26th, 2010 - 11:09 am ICT by ANI
By Ashok DixitToronto, June 26 (ANI): Prominent tourism-related sites in Toronto such as the The Art Gallery of Ontario and CN Tower will remain closed during the Groupf of Twenty (G-20) summit ... Read more...

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Drugs and alcohol can fuel creativity is a myth, says psychiatrist


June 25th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 25 (ANI): Psychiatrists have claimed that drinking and taking drugs does not enhance a person's creative quotient.While there are many artists and writers famous for drug abuse, most of them ... Read more...

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Hannema Wins On Vincent Van Gogh Painting


February 26th, 2010 - 12:52 am ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Amsterdam, Feb 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Art curator Dirk Hannema had claimed having seven Vermeers, a few Rembrandts and a host of several different Vincent Van Gogh paintings. But he couldn't ... Read more...

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It’s official: ‘Le Blute-Fin Windmill’ is work of Vincent Van Gogh


February 25th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 25 (ANI): In 1975, Dirk Hannema, a discredited art curator, became the laughing stock of the art world when he declared he had discovered a previously unknown Van Gogh painting.Now ... Read more...

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Bob Dylan paintings to go on show in London gallery


February 11th, 2010 - 5:09 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 11 (DPA) Bob Dylan's first paintings marking the singer's progression from drawings to working with acrylics on canvas are at the centre of a new exhibition due to open in ... Read more...

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Bloody letter that shows Van Gogh’s turmoil set to go on display


January 17th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 17 (ANI): Vincent van Gogh's letters, wherein he expresses his disillusionment about his ability as an artist and a man, are set to be showcased alongside his paintings in an ... Read more...

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Mystery behind Vincent van Gogh’s slashed ear solved?


December 27th, 2009 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 27 (ANI): Dutch Post-Impressionist painter Vincent van Gogh slashed his ear after learning that his brother, Theo, was about to get married, claims a scholar.Self Portrait with Bandaged Ear is ... Read more...

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Google features Gandhi doodle


October 2nd, 2009 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 2 (IANS) The search engine Google Friday decorated its home page with a sketch of Mahatma Gandhi on his 140th birth anniversary. The page, seen by millions of people around ... Read more...

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Van Gogh’s ear was lopped by pal Gauguin with a sword, claims new study


May 5th, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 5 (ANI): Vincent Van Gogh's ear was cut off by his friend Paul Gauguin during an argument, and the Dutch artist may have cooked up the story that it was ... Read more...

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Secrets behind Vincent van Gogh’’s night works revealed


October 9th, 2008 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 9 (ANI): The story of the technical challenges that Vincent van Gogh faced while creating "The Starry Night" and other nocturnal scenes is the subject of an exhibition on ... Read more...

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How to detect fake art from originals


July 11th, 2008 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 11 (ANI): With museums increasingly digitizing their art collections, it becomes pretty easy to forge paintings. Now, two researchers are working on a digital system to help detect original ... Read more...

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Stolen Monet and Van Gogh paintings recovered


February 20th, 2008 - 1:42 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 20 (ANI): Two paintings stolen last week from a museum in Zurich have been recovered undamaged in an abandoned car.Swiss police said the pictures, Poppies near Vetheuil (1879) and Chestnut ... Read more...

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