First time in about three years, works of MF Husain will be displayed on a public platform.
Roscommon, Michigan: A northern Michigan woman has put her own spin on Leonardo da Vinci's "The Last Supper" by making a replica out of laundry lint.
Laura Bell of Roscommon collected lint from her dryer and fashioned it into a 14-foot-long, 4-foot tall reproduction of the Italian Renaissance painter's masterpiece.
Bangalore: Beaten by price rise and stressed out from the daily grind, Bangaloreans can look forward to be enthralled by scrabble champions and music and dance exponents in the coming days.
World scrabble champion Sherwin Rodrigues, World No 4 and All England Open badminton champion Nigel Richards, Santoor maestro Pandit Shivkumar Sharma and saxaphone exponent Kadri Gopainath will be in action at separate events in the IT hub.
London: 'Double Falsehood', a Shakespearean play, reportedly lost after it was last played in 1793, is to be staged again.
The play will be held by the Mokitagrit Theatre company in London.
Syed Haider Raza returned to India after spending nearly six decades in France.
In 2002, Bhupen Khakhar’s Buddha in Thailand sold for $ 8,963 at Christie’s. The same painting was bought in 2010 for $ 52,500, having appreciated 486 percent in less than eight years. Never mind that the world went through a recession that saw the art market virtually collapse.
Yes, the good news is that art investment is back in business. The past year has seen a smart recovery in values and the top artists are quoting at the pre-crisis prices again. If you missed the action in 2010, don’t fret. There is a lot of room left for making money in art if you choose well; or listen to us.
San Francisco: The first gay museum in the US is opening in San Francisco, cementing the city's reputation as a mecca for alternative lifestyles.
The institution, which gets its grand opening Thursday, is known as the GLBT History Museum, using the common acronym for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender.
Rome: Forget her smile. An Italian researcher says the key to solving the enigmas of "Mona Lisa" lies in her eyes.
Silvano Vinceti claims he has found the letter "S" in the woman's left eye, the letter "L" in her right eye, and the number "72" under the arched bridge in the backdrop of Leonardo da Vinci's famous painting. According to the researcher, the symbols open up new leads to identifying the model, dating the painting, and attesting to Leonardo's interest in religion and mysticism.
New York: An Andy Warhol portrait of Mao Zedong that actor Dennis Hopper shot two bullets through sold for $302,500 at Christie's on Tuesday, more than 10 times its high estimate.
The 1972 screenprint from Hopper's art collection is done in hues of mostly blues and greens, including a deep blue face for Mao, the founder of the modern communist state.
New Delhi: In the age of fast love, multiple relationships and early maturity, the 'pill' or the oral contraceptive has become the woman's most intimate friend. And a first-of its kind art project, featuring works by leading contemporary Indian and international artists will celebrate 50 years of the pill in the capital.
The exposition beginning Jan 22 will try to bring out the dilemma and the debate surrounding the pill. It includes works by artists like Abir Karmakar, Ayesha Durrani, Jaishri Abhichandani, Kaif Ghaznavi, Mithu Sen, Nandita Kumar, Sarnath Banerjee, Swati Khurana, Tazeen Qayyum, Tushar Joag and Vito Tumbarello.