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British Museum to remove Sackler name from galleries

March 28, 2022 4:30:10 pm

The museum is the latest cultural institution to cut ties with the Sacklers. The Sackler name has been removed in recent years from wings and galleries at institutions including the Louvre in Paris and the Serpentine Gallery in London.

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‘We want to see a society that is based on the Indian Constitution’: Curator Prabhakar Kamble

March 29, 2022 2:45:25 pm

Secular Art Movement's first gallery show of Ambedkarite art in Mumbai is part celebration and part critique

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Anna ‘Delvey’ Sorokin will have a solo show in April with pieces made while incarcerated

March 27, 2022 8:50:35 pm

The solo show will feature 15-20 pieces, each listed for $10,000, which will tell her life story over the past few years, spanning pre-incarceration as well as during her sentence.

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Hair today, art tomorrow: Filipino salon owner uses own hair to create portraits

March 27, 2022 11:25:29 am

Using a thin brush and clear, sticky resin, the co-owner of a Manila hair salon sprinkles these collected strands and clippings on a blank white canvas

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Annual flower show in Ooty to be held from May 20

March 26, 2022 2:21:34 pm

The five-day flower show would be held at Government Botanical Gardena, where lakhs of tourists, including from abroad, throng the place to have a look at the different varieties of flowers

Hema Malini seeks support for Sanjhi artists from Mathura-Vrindavan; all you need to know about the art form

March 24, 2022 3:00:09 pm

Sanjhi Art is a unique craft form that features exquisite designs and intricate picture motifs, cut into paper

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Antonio Canova’s lost ‘Maddalena Giacente’ seen fetching up to $10 million at auction

March 23, 2022 12:00:34 pm

Described by auction house Christies' as the Italian neoclassical sculptor's "lost masterpiece", "Maddalena Giacente" (Recumbent Magdalene) was commissioned by the Earl of Liverpool, then British prime minister, and took three years to carve.

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Warhol painting of Marilyn Monroe expected to fetch $200 million at auction

March 22, 2022 7:30:29 pm

The work, "Shot Sage Blue Marilyn," "is poised to be the most expensive painting of the 20th century ever sold at auction," said Alex Rotter, Christie's chairman of 20th and 21st century art.

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Padma Awards 2022: From folk artists to painters, meet the awardees recognised for their work in the field of art and culture

March 22, 2022 5:30:45 pm

Given across various disciplines, this year, the list includes 4 Padma Vibhushans, 17 Padma Bhushans and 107 Padma Shris

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Top auction houses cancel Russian art sales in London

March 22, 2022 12:00:33 pm

Some Russian art collectors and oligarchs are already keeping a low profile in order to not draw attention to themselves.

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Peter Paul Rubens’ ‘Portrait of a Lady’ sells for $3.4 million

March 21, 2022 7:30:32 pm

It was the first painting by Rubens ever to appear on the Polish market. It was put on sale by a British citizen


Masterpiece leaves storage as Antwerp museum nears reopening

March 17, 2022 9:40:28 pm

After an 11-year shutdown for the renovation work, the artwork is reemerging from its slumber. Renovation was originally slated to be done in 2017 but took five years longer than scheduled

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Artist Nivedita Mishra’s latest exhibition ‘Nitya’ represents the nine astral bodies

March 16, 2022 8:00:10 pm

Artist Nivedita Mishra explores cosmic energies in her solo after more than 25 years

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Simone de Beauvoir and ‘The Second Sex’

March 13, 2022 9:40:54 pm

A new exhibition in Bonn revisits Simone de Beauvoir's "The Second Sex." The French existentialist philosopher's book is more relevant today than ever, says German feminist Alice Schwarzer.

Monument of city founder Duke de Richelieu is seen covered with sand bags for protection in Odessa

Ukraine museum scrambles to save Russian art from the Russians

March 13, 2022 1:20:05 pm

"There are over 25,000 items in our collection," said Maryna Filatova, head of the foreign art department at the Kharkiv Art Museum, adding that it was one of the biggest and most valuable in the country.

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Italian museums to return loaned works to Russian galleries

March 12, 2022 8:00:58 pm

The Hermitage Museum, based in St. Petersburg, wrote to Milan's Palazzo Reale asking for the return of two paintings - including 'Young woman with a feathered hat' by the Venetian painter Titian -- loaned for the 'Titian and the image of women in 16th century Venice' exhibition

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Who is Maria Prymachenko, the Ukrainian artist whose artworks were nearly destroyed at a museum

March 11, 2022 6:20:00 pm

Currently, around 650 of Prymachenko's works are held in the collection of the National Folk Decorative Art Museum in Kyiv.

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Thaipusam shortlisted by Singapore for nomination to UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage list

March 11, 2022 12:00:52 pm

The colourful festival dedicated to Lord Subramaniam is an occasion of repentance held between January and February during the full moon in the 10th month of the Hindu calendar

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Salman Khan’s artwork, an ode to Mother Teresa, goes on display in first-ever solo show

March 9, 2022 8:00:53 pm

In a video that documented the process of creating the painting, the self-taught artist was seen striking different poses while working his magic with confident brushstrokes

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‘I used to be more political, fearless; have become subtle over the years’: Daku

March 9, 2022 12:30:02 pm

"When I started painting 'Daku' across the walls in Delhi, it created a mystery. The word also has an Indian ring to it, and I feel it fits the ethos of graffiti well," the street artist said

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Goan artist Subodh Kerkar pays homage to FN Souza through a series of installations and sculptures

March 8, 2022 5:00:52 pm

Kerkar, who has made 250 Souza-inspired works so far, says, “I have borrowed from Souza but brought in my own coin.”

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Helmet worn by Amelia Earhart sells for $825,000 at auction

March 6, 2022 10:30:37 pm

Photos shot before and after the flight show her wearing a jaunty leather helmet or flight cap

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UNESCO fears Ukraine harm as Russian culture backlash grows

March 6, 2022 8:51:32 pm

Ukraine is home to seven UNESCO World Heritage sites, including the famous St. Sophia Cathedral and related monastic buildings in the capital Kyiv

‘Now one doesn’t have to be dependent on a filmmaker or composer to get one’s music heard’

March 5, 2022 3:50:13 pm

Pratibha Singh Baghel is an exciting upcoming artiste who is not interested in the mainstream playback throne. She's turning to independent non-film music for success


Ballet dancers fleeing Ukraine rubble find Bucharest stage

March 5, 2022 3:10:45 pm

Cultural institutions across Romania have joined the fray of volunteers thronging the borders with offers of food, transport and lodging