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Friday, January 21, 2022



Celebrated Greek painter Alekos Fassianos dies at 86

January 18, 2022 12:00 pm

Although some of his paintings, especially the early ones, were in a contemporary style, he mostly drew inspiration from Greek popular art and Ancient Greek mythology.

Indonesia's batik-makers turn to mangroves as demand grows for eco-dyes

November 20, 2021 2:43 pm

Despite being duller than synthetic dyes, natural dyes are more environmentally sustainable and have a greater market value because of their quality and durability, according to Erwin Ardli, a mangrove ecologist at Jenderal Soedirman University in Indonesia

Oslo opens museum to 'The Scream' painter Edvard Munch

October 22, 2021 4:20 pm

Between 1893 and 1910, Munch painted The Scream many times using different techniques. The waterfront museum will have access to three of those canvases but show only one at a time as they are very fragile, said its director, Stein Olav Henrichsen.

Art lovers flock to see master Antonio Lopez paint on Madrid square

August 18, 2021 5:01 pm

"It's a once-in-a-lifetime moment because Antonio Lopez is a living legend of Spanish art," said art teacher Javier Mateo, 33, who was inspired by Lopez to study art himself.

Aditya Roy Kapur to play a painter in Fitoor

November 21, 2014 1:00 am

The film took off on November 16

A Stroke of Genius: How this autistic painter rose to fame

August 04, 2014 10:38 am

Srinivas Vikram, 21-year old autistic child, whose paintings have gained recognition both in India and abroad.

Out in the Wild

June 23, 2013 3:15 am

cadventures in Kenya have inspired paintings,some of which have been exhibited at an art museum in the US

Topless Thai painter on talent show stirs debate

June 18, 2012 12:33 pm

Thai painter painted a canvas using her bare breasts.

Not everybody is in mourning

June 10, 2011 12:15 am

The right-wing brigade that forced the celebrated painter into exile is in no mood to temper its antipathy towards him or his works even after his demise.

Mumbai girl to float in zero gravity,paint her dreams

March 11, 2011 8:44 pm

Ankita Joshi said that she would be the first woman in the world to achieve this feat.