Christie’s to auction impressions of colonial India

September 14th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The heritage of colonial India will be one of the major attractions at Christie's upcoming Travel, Science and Natural History auction in London Sep 29.Thirty-three ... Read more...

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Mike Tyson coaches George Bush in spoof of ‘The King’s Speech’

March 1st, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 1 (ANI): Former boxing champ Mike Tyson was seen playing the role of a vocal coach to a look-alike of former US President George Bush in a spoof version of ... Read more...

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Playboy nude artwork sells for $266K at NY auction

December 10th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 10 (ANI): A Dali watercolour of a reclining nude that had been hanging in the bedroom of Playboy founder Hugh Hefner has been sold for more than 266,000 dollars ... Read more...

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Most expensive Swedish painting sold for over $3.1 million

June 9th, 2010 - 12:51 am ICT by BNO News
STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN (BNO NEWS) – A world record for a Swedish artist and the highest price ever paid at an auction in Sweden was set on Tuesday, Stockholms Auktionsverk said.The masterpiece Sommarnoje ... Read more...

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Napoleon’s hair to be auctioned by Kiwi family

May 27th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, May 27 (ANI): Valuable relics of Napoleon Bonaparte, including a lock of his hair - believed to be taken from his deathbed - will be sold off at a New Zealand ... Read more...

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New exhibition to show Picasso’s feminist side

March 28th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 28 (ANI): Legendary Spanish artist Pablo Picasso, whose womanizing habits were almost as popular as his works, will be presented as a women's movement supporter in a new exhibition.The ... Read more...

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Painting showing Nelson and Lady Hamilton to go under the hammer

February 26th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 26 (ANI): The only known painting from life depicting Admiral Lord Nelson and his mistress, Lady Emma Hamilton, has surfaced after more than two decades and is up for grabs.The ... Read more...

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Sigmund Freud may have had Adolf Hitler painting

February 13th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 13 (ANI): A painting by Adolf Hitler has come to light that connects him to Jewish psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud.Freud may have had the German dictator's work hanging on the wall ... Read more...

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Controversial Danish cartoonist’s work raises money for Haiti

January 24th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Jan 24 (DPA) A watercolour by the Danish newspaper cartoonist who caused outrage among Muslims worldwide in 2006 has raised $19,000 for the benefit of earthquake-ravaged Haiti, media reports said Sunday. Kurt ... Read more...

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Hugh Grant helps dad launch art exhibition

September 8th, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 8 (ANI): British actor Hugh Grant is doing all he can to promote his father, James, as an artist.The 'Notting Hill' star recently helped James, 81, launch his new ... Read more...

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Brit woman sells Hitler painting at PS7k loss because she hated it!

November 27th, 2008 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 27 (ANI): A Brit woman, whose son had gifted her a painting by Adolf Hitler for her birthday, sent her present under the hammer bearing a loss of 7,000 ... Read more...

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Beatrix Potters rabbit painting may fetch PS15k at auction

November 12th, 2008 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 12 (ANI): A previously unknown painting of a rabbit by renowned author and illustrator Beatrix Potter is expected to fetch 10,000-15,000 pounds at an auction.The Potter illustration, which shows ... Read more...

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Surendran Nair, Atul Dodiya highlights of Saffronart auction

February 22nd, 2008 - 11:47 am ICT by admin
By Uma Nair Mumbai, Feb 22 (IANS) The Saffronart spring online auction of modern Indian art works will take place March 12-13 and feature 140 works by 55 artists. Paintings of Surendran Nair ... Read more...

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Bob Dylan’s paintings on exhibition

November 14th, 2007 - 8:29 am ICT by admin

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