Nude Painting

  • HC upholds complaint against artist for painting wife in nude May 19, 2013

    Mumbai: Observing that painting nude images prima facie amounted to an offence, the Bombay High Court has refused to quash a criminal complaint against an artist who painted nude and derogatory pictures of his estranged wife in his bedroom. The couple, who got married in 1998 and jointly owned a flat,...
  • Cultural terror: Karnataka HC to hear PIL on nude paintings February 11, 2013

    Bangalore: The Karnataka High Court will on Monday hear a PIL filed on the exhibition of nude paintings in Chitrakala Parishath art gallery in Bangalore. The petitioner has said that there is no screening committee to screen paintings of artists before they are showcased at art galleries. The PIL has also...
  • FTN: Is artistic freedom in jeopardy in India? February 6, 2013

    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. ...
  • Delhi Art Gallery under attack, VHP wants nude paintings removed February 6, 2013

    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 Vishwa Hindu Parishad demanded to shut down the exhibition. ...
  • Right wing groups pose threat to art exhibitions in Delhi, Bangalore February 5, 2013

    New Delhi: It was trouble in paradise for art lovers as art exhibitions in Bangalore and Delhi were targeted by right wing activists. Artist Anirudh Sainath's paintings at the Chitrakala Parishath were taken off after the art academy received threat calls to remove the three paintings which depicted Hindu gods...
  • Bangalore: BJP member filed complaint against paintings, alleges artist February 5, 2013

    An Art academy in Bangalore was forced to remove three paintings from their exhibit following protests that they are offensive. ...
  • Bangalore: Art academy forced to remove 3 nude paintings February 5, 2013

    Bangalore: An Art academy in Bangalore has been forced to remove three paintings from their exhibit following protests by groups saying that they are offensive. Artist Anirudh Sainath says he was forced to remove the exhibits. Art academy Chitrakala Parishath claims it had received several threat calls over the three paintings...
  • Ashok Kumar used to sketch in the nude: Granddaughter November 23, 2010

    Panaji: Ashok Kumar, better known as Dadamoni' and an iconic figure in Indian cinema, used to sketch paintings in the bathroom in the nude, his granddaughter Anuradha Patel said. Kumar, a versatile actor, first made waves with his performance in 1936 with the film Achhut Kanya. "Dadamoni used to paint with water...
  • Blair's wife to go nude in public December 11, 2006

    London: Its been lurking in a storeroom for nearly quarter of a century, but a nude painting of British PM Tony Blairs wife Cherie will soon get to see the light of day despite all her husbands efforts to the contrary. Titled Striding Nude, Blue Dress, the portrait was created...