Galleries

  • Australian gallery removes stolen Shiva idol after minister rap 26-03-2014 06:06 PM

    Australia's prestigious National Gallery has removed the USD 5-million statue of Shiva Nataraja it had bought from a tainted Indian-origin antique dealer after a top minister lashed out at it for failing to check the idol's ownership. The National Gallery of Australia (NGA) in Canberra is continuing its cooperation with...
  • 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...
  • Malala painting to hang in UK Portrait gallery 12-09-2013 08:52 AM

    London: A painting of Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai is going on display alongside British luminaries at the National Portrait Gallery in London. The portrait by artist Jonathan Yeo shows the teenager doing her homework. It was painted months after Yousafzai, then 15, was shot by the Taliban as she...
  • 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...
  • Air India art collection showcased for first time 16-08-2013 05:29 PM

    Eclectic artworks by Indian masters M F Husain, S H Raza, K H Ara and B Prabha among others, owned by Air India and housed in its various offices across the country, have been brought together for display for the very first time as part of a brand building exercise....
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha takes on fundamentalists, extremists 10-02-2013 02:07 PM

    In this episode of The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus Broacha takes on the people who find a reason to protest against almost everything. ...
  • Artists question curbing freedom of expression 07-02-2013 05:50 PM

    Creative freedom seems to be at the receiving end of protests by fringe groups. ...
  • FTN: Is artistic freedom in jeopardy in India? 06-02-2013 11:59 PM

    A Bangalore art academy was forced to remove three paintings following protests on Monday, before that organisers of an art exhibition in Delhi also faced a similar scenario - in this case, the VHP demanded to shut down the exhibition. ...
  • The Last Word: Why is Indian society unable to stand up for freedom of expression? 06-02-2013 11:05 PM

    The VHP's women wing on Wednesday continued to disrupt an exhibition at Delhi Art Gallery saying it portrayed women in a bad way. ...
  • Delhi Art Gallery under attack, VHP wants nude paintings removed 06-02-2013 06:35 PM

    A Bangalore art academy was forced to remove three paintings following protests on Monday. ...
  • Artists speak out for freedom: Is artistic freedom in jeopardy in India?

    Tonight at 10:30, CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose discusses with a panel of experts whether artistic freedom is in jeopardy in India. You can send...
  • Has nudity in art always been a part of Indian culture? 05-02-2013 11:57 PM

    The VHP's women wing has demanded a ban on the show saying that it showed women in poor light. ...
  • 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...
  • MF Hussain's art back in India 19-01-2011 08:52 AM

    First time in about three years, works of MF Husain will be displayed on a public platform. ...
  • 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...
  • Art exhibition showcases paintings of medicine, docs 24-02-2010 11:20 AM

    It showcases more than 40 medical paintings by Shubgadarshini Singh. ...