Art Galleries

  • Aligarh Muslim University art gallery restored after 80 years 21-03-2014 10:33 AM

    More than 60 artists are displaying their work at the Aligarh Muslim University art gallery which has been restored after nearly 80 years. AMU Vice Chancellor Lt. Gen. (retd) Zameer Uddin Shah said the gallery, with its ornate architecture, spacious capacity and beautiful ambience, would inspire young and upcoming artists...
  • PM inaugurates T2 terminal at Mumbai airport 10-01-2014 07:18 PM

    Mumbai: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday inaugurated the newly built international terminal (T2) at Mumbai's Chatrapati Shivaji airport and said it marks the beginning of a fresh chapter in development of civil aviation industry. "This shows our ability to build world class infrastructure. The T2 is truly first class...
  • Rs 11 crore to restore National Art Gallery in Tamil Nadu 19-10-2013 06:00 PM

    Chennai: The over 100-year-old National Art Gallery at the museum of Egmore is set for a major face lift with Chief Minister Jayalalithaa allocating Rs 11 crore for repairs and forming an expert committee for its restoration. The allocation was based on a report given by an expert panel, which...
  • Art gallery exhibiting Pakistani artists' paintings vandalised 17-08-2013 02:33 AM

    An art gallery exhibiting works by Pakistani artists was vandalised on Friday by alleged VHP activists, who tore all the paintings and ransacked furniture. Around 20 people were involved in the vandalism at Amdavad-ni-Gufa, witnesses said. "How can paintings of Pakistani artists be allowed to be on display in Ahmedabad...
  • India's first online art fair 15-09-2011 12:15 PM

    New Delhi: Art fairs in India are entering digital space. The country's first online art fair, India Art Collective, will be held Nov 19-26, a private art promotion platform, Burgundy Art Pvt Ltd, announced Wednesday. India Art Collective co-founder and director Sapna Kar said, "India Art Collective will allow collectors...
  • Police: Picasso drawing stolen from SF gallery 06-07-2011 12:07 PM

    San Francisco: Police are on the hunt for a man who walked into a San Francisco art gallery, grabbed a valuable pencil drawing by Pablo Picasso off the wall and fled in a waiting taxicab. Police on Tuesday said the drawing, worth hundreds of thousands of dollars, was taken from...
  • China grants Rs 53.6 lakh for Tagore gallery 31-08-2010 06:18 PM

    Kolkata: The Chinese government has decided to donate Rs 53.6 lakh for the establishment of a gallery on Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore in the Tagore Museum of Rabindra Bharati University, Santiniketan, West Bengal. An agreement in this regard was inked on Friday between the Chinese ministry of culture and the...
  • Hundreds flock to toilet to see art 01-11-2008 01:59 PM

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  • This artist's a rat 04-03-2008 04:00 AM

    Karachi: Former Pakistan captain Javed Miandad has blasted the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for shabby treatment of some of the top ex-cricketers during the Faysal Bank T20 Cup, which commenced at the National Stadium here on Sunday. Miandad, who is the director general of the PCB, was also not spared...
  • Delhi museum fights for 'space' 02-06-2007 10:12 AM

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