Painting

  • World Cup 2014: Travel through Brazil's 37 painted streets with Google Maps Street View 12-06-2014 01:53 PM

    New Delhi: After letting football fans dive into World Cup venues in Brazil without having to leave home, Google now lets the fans travel through the painted streets of Brazil. Brazilians, every four years, come together to show their love of football by painting their streets. The free online mapping...
  • Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa is possibly first 3D image in history 02-05-2014 05:52 PM

    New Delhi: Leonardo da Vinci's most famous painting Mona Lisa could very possibly be the first stereoscopic image in world history. Researchers Claus-Christian Carbon and Vera M Hesslinger believe so. Like many of Leonardo da Vinci's works there exist also copies of the Mona Lisa that were produced in the...
  • Mamata, Antony's wife in elite artists' league, paintings fetch crores 01-05-2014 06:09 PM

    Addressing an election meeting in West Bengal, BJP's Prime Ministerial nominee Narendra Modi commented on the paintings of West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee and the price some of her paintings command. Questioning the prices of Mamata's paintings, Modi had said, "Earlier, your paintings used to sell for eight, ten...
  • EC seeks CD, transcript of Modi's attack on Mamata Banerjee 28-04-2014 09:40 PM

    Kolkata: The Election Commission on Monday asked for the CD and transcript of BJP prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi's speech at an election rally at Serampore Lok Sabha seat in West Bengal to see if there was any violation of Model Code of Conduct. "We have asked the district magistrate...
  • Rich display of heritage begins at 'Bihar Mahotsav' 26-04-2014 01:35 PM

    Amid strains of thumri, colourful folk performances and aroma of traditional cuisine, the three-day 'Bihar Mahotsav' kicked off in the national capital. The festival organised jointly by Department of Art, Culture and Youth, Government of Bihar, Sangeet Natak Akademi and Bihar Lalit Kala Akademi opened on Friday evening with the...
  • LS aspirants possess guns, horses and artworks 09-04-2014 12:16 PM

    At least 100 Lok Sabha aspirants possess pistols, rifles and other firearms as their 'assets', alongside many others in poll arena with 'valuable' items like artwork, health clinic, treadmill, orchard and books. There are thousands of candidates in fray for a total of 543 Lok Sabha seats and their declared...
  • Photos: Is this the craziest house in the world? China's weird 'upside down house' has entry through an upstairs window! 19-03-2014 10:14 AM

    An upside-down house is under construction at Fengjing Ancient Town, Jinshan District, South of Shanghai. Workers are putting the final touches on this eccentric tourist attraction built at the 'China Folk Painting Village'. Furniture will also be placed upside down in the house, which is expected to open to the...
  • Delhi: AAP leader Yogendra Yadav's face blackened at Jantar Mantar 08-03-2014 03:12 PM

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party leader Yogendra Yadav faced an embarrassment in Delhi on Sunday when a man smeared ink on his face during an event to mark Women's Day at Jantar Mantar. Yadav was speaking to media persons when a person wearing an AAP cap and a badge came...
  • Wow: Man creates a beautiful picture using magazine clippings 11-02-2014 11:34 AM

    There's very little an artist can't do. And, this man behind this beautiful work of art has proved just that. He used only magazine clippings to paint this amazing picture...you can close your mouth now. ...
  • Christie's make a sizzling debut in India, Rs 23.7 crore for painting 21-12-2013 01:10 PM

    International auction house Christie's made a sizzling debut in the country by putting under the hammer 79 art works at over Rs 102 crore, including Rs 23.7 crore for a Vasudeo Gaitonde painting, a record price for a work of an Indian artist. "I believe that the success of tonight's...
  • Renowned artists' paintings worth $1.3b recovered from Munich 04-11-2013 10:01 PM

    A collection of "lost" paintings by world-renowned artists like Picasso and Matisse, worth an estimated one billion euros (over $1.3 billion) have been found, a media report said. The paintings looted by the Nazis before the Second World War contain some 1,500 works by world-renowned artists, reported The Independent citing...
  • New app to reveal mysteries of Van Gogh's brush strokes 07-10-2013 04:38 PM

    London: Want to be Sherlock Holmes of the art world? There is an app for that! The Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam has launched a new app which allows users to examine paintings by the Dutch artist in detail and discover the secrets of his brush strokes. The app Touch...
  • Russian police seize painting of Putin in women's underwear 28-08-2013 02:29 AM

    Police seized a painting of Russia's president and prime minister in women's underwear from a gallery in St Petersburg, saying the satirical display had broken unspecified laws. The officers also removed a picture of the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, his torso covered in tattoos, and two others poking...
  • 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...
  • LoC killings: Pakistan International Airlines office signboard painted black in Delhi 13-08-2013 04:15 AM

    Some unidentified people defaced the signboard of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) office in Delhi by painting it black and pasted a pamphlet over it threatening to shut the office, police said on Monday. PIA officials lodged a complaint at the Barakhamba Road police station against unidentified people for defacing...
  • Photos: Rembrandt van Rijn's famous works 15-07-2013 06:16 PM

    New Delhi: On the 407th birthday of the the Dutch painter and etcher Rembrandt van Rijn, we bring you some of his famous works. At the beginning of his artistic career Rembrandt mainly painted portraits and a tenth of them were self portraits, but biblical themes formed the core of...
  • Now, a robot artist that can paint 'masterpieces' 15-07-2013 04:43 PM

    Berlin: Scientists have developed a new artist robot that can choose from five brushes and 24 colours to create a vibrant piece of art and can even decide where to add the next stroke. The robot cleans the brushes itself and takes pictures of the canvas so that it can...
  • HC upholds complaint against artist for painting wife in nude 19-05-2013 10:10 AM

    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...
  • 100 years of Indian cinema: Top 50 hand-painted Bollywood posters 03-05-2013 06:25 AM

    A hundred years ago when Dhundiraj Govind Phalke organised the first public screening of his film Raja Harishchandra, the publicity posters didn't have any images on them, but that changed soon after. A film's publicity poster also became an extension of the creativity expressed on celluloid and able artists highlighted...
  • 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. ...
  • 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. ...
  • Bangalore: BJP member filed complaint against paintings, alleges artist 05-02-2013 06:10 PM

    An Art academy in Bangalore was forced to remove three paintings from their exhibit following protests that they are offensive. ...
  • Fifth India Art Fair begins in Delhi 02-02-2013 10:13 AM

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