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US court sides with photographer in fight over Warhol art

March 28, 2021 10:30:12 pm

A federal appeals court has sided with a photographer in her copyright dispute against a foundation that has marketed a series of Andy Warhol works of art based on her pictures of Prince.

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Belgium shows restored masterpiece but stolen panel rankles

March 27, 2021 11:40:29 pm

Restorers didn't want to give the copy the same makeover as other panels that have been cleaned up so far

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‘Pain into beauty’: Argentine sculptor turns pandemic waste into art

March 27, 2021 9:15:01 pm

Marcelo Toledo, who has made jewelry for the musical "Evita" on Broadway and unique pieces for Barack Obama and Madonna, was among the first in Argentina to contract COVID-19 a year ago, which left him hospitalized for eight days with pneumonia

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World Theatre Day 2021: From Neena Gupta to Adil Hussain, actors express love for the stage

March 27, 2021 3:10:57 pm

World Theatre Day 2021: Celebrities took to social media to express their gratitude towards the stage

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How two friends made art history buying a $70M digital work

March 26, 2021 10:30:50 pm

The March 11 auction at Christie’s in London immediately made Beeple’s artwork one of the most expensive pieces ever sold by living artists, joining a well-known swimming pool painting by David Hockney and an iconic stainless steel rabbit sculpture by Jeff Koons

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Jaya Asokan to take over as the Director of India Art Fair in its 13th edition next year

March 26, 2021 6:00:35 pm

Inaugurated in 2008, the fair sees participation of art galleries from across the world

Vincent Van Gogh’s ‘Street scene in Montmartre’ goes under hammer twice at auction

March 26, 2021 2:11:53 pm

The painting, which depicts a man and woman strolling arm in arm past a ramshackle fence with a windmill in the background, came from the collection of a French family

Exhibition spanning 15 years of Banksy opens in Brussels

March 26, 2021 10:25:59 am

Artworks on display include Love Rat, Donuts Strawberry and The Flower Thrower, a 2019 triptych screenprint on recycled cardboard. Made in 300 copies, it is the only one with the original frame.

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Onir to direct documentary film about contemporary art world

March 25, 2021 7:40:59 pm

The cinematic study will look at both origins and departures from academic and pedagogic lineages, and simultaneously offer insight into contemporary art practices of diverse artists

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Old letters of Princess Diana touching upon her personal life sold at an auction

March 24, 2021 11:20:58 pm

The letters were auctioned with the intention to show the real, wonderful, and not-too publicised side of the Princess

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Artwork from world’s largest canvas painting sells for $62 million in Dubai

March 24, 2021 4:15:50 pm

Painted on one large canvas on the ballroom floor of the Atlantis hotel in Dubai over seven months of the coronavirus pandemic, the canvas was split into 70 lots for sale

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Banksy painting raises $23 million for UK health charities

March 24, 2021 12:13:08 pm

Christie’s said the sale price was a world auction record for Banksy. The auction house said it will donate a “significant portion” of the buyer’s premium to health organizations

One Good Thing: An artist preserves Wuhan’s COVID memories

March 23, 2021 8:50:09 pm

Her first post-pandemic artwork, Reception, grew out of the experience of accompanying a mother and daughter to a hospital in early February. The two had developed COVID-19 symptoms after the father died at home from the disease and, desperate, took to social media for help

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Graffiti artist Daku’s latest mural is a take on Chennai’s water crisis

March 23, 2021 7:10:50 pm

The work has been done for the St+art India Foundation, which has also shared the artwork on its page

Allen v Farrow: Riveting four-part documentary that exhorts it’s time to amend the notion of genius

March 23, 2021 5:30:03 pm

The documentarians refuse to peddle ambiguities that have long shrouded the discourse. Instead, much like their previous works, make their stand known even though this time they are pitted against judicial absolution.

Women with hearing loss in Gaza make animations to raise awareness

March 22, 2021 9:40:55 pm

They have already made two short films - one about sign language and another advocating their right to work in Gaza, where unemployment stands at 49 percent

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Noted Odissi dancer Laxmipriya Mohapatra dies at 86; Naveen Patnaik condoles

March 21, 2021 12:31:23 pm

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik expressed grief over her death and paid tributes to the departed soul while recalling her contribution in promoting Odissi dance

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Ancient bull figurine uncovered in Greece

March 20, 2021 9:40:34 pm

Greece's Culture Ministry said on Friday that the small intact figurine was found after an archaeologist spotted one horn poking out of the ground, following recent rainfall in the area.

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Around Town: From art galleries to Korean plays, blurring reality and more

March 20, 2021 7:00:37 pm

Got plans? Here are some events you would surely want to explore this weekend!

Analysis: One year into pandemic, the art world adapts to survive

March 19, 2021 10:30:45 pm

The artworld is reeling from the impact of lockdowns, travel bans and social distancing, and fairs like Art Basel suffered more than most. The business of buying and selling art is having to adapt to limit the damage

Bhaskar Menon, who turned Capitol Records around, dies at 86

March 19, 2021 1:08:21 pm

Menon, who was also the first Asian man to run a major Western record label, died March 4 at his home in Beverly Hills, California.

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‘Ghissey Jootey’: A rap song born out of the sensibilities of an artiste in mourning

March 18, 2021 12:30:45 pm

From losing loved ones in the pandemic, to creating a vocal booth out of a laundry basket, this independent rap artiste has come a long way

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Modern Indian Art sale: Never before auctioned works by Indian modernists to go under the hammer

March 18, 2021 11:15:21 am

Another key lot in the sale is an extremely rare work titled Aaj Ka Insaan by India's foremost modernists K H Ara from the personal collection of his daughter Ruxana Pathan

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Picasso, Miro as well as Banksy for sale at auction

March 17, 2021 11:20:52 pm

Another portrait by the Spanish artist, Femme assise dans un fauteuil noir, is seen selling for 6 million - 9 million pounds

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Award-winning playwrights go to other worlds to make sense of the present

March 17, 2021 6:20:27 pm

SM Azhar Alam, Vibha Rani and Ashok Lal win the first Nemichandra Jain Playwriting Award