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Watch: The Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton plays piano at Christmas carol service

December 25, 2021 7:10:01 pm

For the first time, The Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton played piano at Westminster Abbey

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Art Tree to present three traditional art forms to celebrate oneness of India

December 21, 2021 7:10:28 pm

Titled 'Ekayan - Ek Sutra', the show will present Madhubani, Phad and Chintz to art lovers in the national capital

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‘Threads of Time’: Exhibition challenges existing notions on gender, sexuality

December 21, 2021 5:25:37 pm

Organised by Gallery Espace, "Threads of Time - The Material Memoirs of Puneet Kaushik" exhibits the artist's recent body of works made during the lockdown

FBI: Artifacts stolen from museums in 1960s, 1970s returned

December 20, 2021 2:10:39 pm

FBI art crime agents and detectives from the Upper Merion Township Police Department recovered the artifacts as part of an investigation into the 1971 theft and 2018 sale of a rare 1775 rifle made by Pennsylvania master gunsmith Christian Oerter, officials said

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How a Berlin Christmas exhibition focuses on diversity

December 19, 2021 8:00:55 pm

What is Christmas like in prison, and how did the "Jolka Festivity" in the Soviet Union reinterpret the holiday?

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Metropolitan Opera to require booster shots for audiences as Covid concerns grow

December 18, 2021 9:40:39 pm

The booster will be required in addition to proof of double vaccination and masking that has been in operation for six months at the Met, one of the world's premier opera houses, and at Broadway theaters.

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Artist Jayasri Burman paints the ‘resilient’ Ganga

December 18, 2021 8:50:07 pm

The ongoing exhibition is a result of years of research and her observations of the Ganga at the numerous places it flows, from Banaras to Hrishikesh.

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Afghan musicians look to recreate famed school in Portugal

December 17, 2021 5:00:18 pm

Afghanistan has a strong musical tradition, and a pop music scene had flourished there over the past two decades. But many musicians fear for their futures under the Taliban, which rules according to a harsh interpretation of Islamic law.

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‘I am a forger of the impossible’: Magician Drummond Money-Coutts

December 17, 2021 12:30:23 pm

"In the West, the word ‘magic’ has become a very watered down version of itself. If you ask anyone in America about magic, they'll probably point you to Las Vegas or some magician showing tricks whereas when you come to India, magic means so much more than that. It's so much richer, deeper and multi-dimensional than the West", said Money-Coutts

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Durga Puja inscribed on UNESCO’s ‘Intangible Cultural Heritage’ list

December 15, 2021 7:00:54 pm

The Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity includes "forms of expression that testify to the diversity of intangible heritage and raises awareness of its importance".

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UNESCO honours Congolese rumba as cultural treasure

December 15, 2021 5:00:25 pm

"The President of the Republic welcomes with joy and pride the addition of Congolese rumba to the list," the office of Democratic Republic of Congo President Felix Tshisekedi tweeted

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SAMA: Onir’s new documentary underlines the artistic parallels between India and Italy

December 12, 2021 8:00:16 pm

Sama, which means ‘similar’ in Sanskrit and Latin languages, is commissioned and produced by ArtHub Asia, Engendered, presented by The Embassy of Italy in India, and The Italian Cultural Institute of New Delhi.

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David Seymour: Magnum founder and human rights photographer

December 12, 2021 7:10:21 pm

With his photos, David Seymour documented the plight of children as victims of war for UNICEF, which now turns 75.

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Banksy creates T-shirt to help statue-toppling defendants

December 12, 2021 1:20:54 pm

Anti-racism demonstrators pulled down the statue and and dumped it in Bristol harbor in June 2020 amid global protests over the police killing of a Black American man, George Floyd.


George Floyd, Breonna Taylor sculptures to be auctioned in New York

December 11, 2021 9:40:29 pm

Sotheby's auction house said that the sculptures by artist Chris Carnabucci will be offered for sale at its Dec 9-17 online auction of contemporary art

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‘Harry Potter’ first edition sells for smashing $471,000

December 11, 2021 7:10:57 pm

"Not only is it the most expensive Harry Potter book ever sold, it’s the most expensive commercially published 20th-century work of fiction ever sold," Heritage Auctions Executive Vice President Joe Maddalena said in a statement

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Money Heist murals light up Mumbai and Hyderabad skylines; check out the pictures

December 11, 2021 5:30:57 pm

In Hyderabad, you can see these murals near Necklace Road MMTS station and Ameerpet Metro station. While in Mumbai, they are turning heads at Hill Road, near St Andrew Church and Bandra Reclamation MTNL building.

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Priyanka Gandhi performs traditional dance in Goa; know more about the art form (video inside)

December 11, 2021 2:15:34 pm

The dance form is a take on the original Bivalam Naach of the locals which is only performed by men as part of the Shigmo festival, said folklore researcher Pandurang Faldesai, who has been studying the local folk culture for 35 years

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Artist pays unique tribute to CDS Bipin Rawat with this incredible leaf art

December 11, 2021 12:09:45 pm

"Extremely sad about the demise of CDS, his family, and the soldiers. I wanted to just express gratitude to them through my art," Shashi Adkar told

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Ancient Peruvian mummy goes on show at Lima museum

December 10, 2021 7:30:38 pm

Peru, home to the iconic Machu Picchu, has hundreds of archaeological sites from cultures that developed before and after the Inca Empire, which dominated the southern part of South America 500 years ago.

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The show must go on; ‘Macbeth’ opens La Scala opera season despite Covid

December 10, 2021 5:00:42 pm

Though "Macbeth" is set in the 11th century, director Davide Livermore staged the opera in a modern city, using augmented reality.

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New York Met museum erases Sackler name from art galleries

December 10, 2021 12:00:08 pm

The museum, commonly known as the Met, had already begun in 2019 to refuse funding from the family, now infamous for their role in deepening the US opioid crisis that has killed hundreds of thousands of Americans

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Political art by artist Varunika Saraf attempts to spell out the current times through images

December 10, 2021 9:10:46 am

Her ongoing solo presents landscapes inflicted with violence, farmer protests and India's history of resistance

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Museum to fix ‘ripples’ in Rembrandt’s ‘Night Watch’

December 9, 2021 7:30:32 pm

The oil on canvas painting depicts an Amsterdam civil militia and shows off Rembrandt’s renowned use of light and composition to create a dynamic scene filled with characters.

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Tiaras thought to belong to Napoleon’s wife Josephine sell for $760,000

December 8, 2021 7:00:20 pm

Set with engraved gemstones, the early 19th century pieces are part of matching jewellery sets, or parures, and were offered as part of auction house Sotheby's "Treasures" sale.