PAINTING

  • 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. ...
  • 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. ...
  • Pranab's son sparks row with 'dentedpainted' comment December 27, 2012

    President Pranab Mukherjee's son and Congress's sitting MP from Jangipur Abhijit Mukherjee has made a sexist comment that has already created a political storm and is bound to embarrass his father. Pranab Mukherjee's son said it's fashionable to attend protest march now, while was speaking at an event in West...
  • Youngsters find Abhijit Mukherjee's statement patriarchal December 27, 2012

    Youngsters in Kolkata condemn 'sexist' comment made by Congress sitting MP and President Pranab Mukherjee's son Abhijeet. While speaking at an event in West Bengal, Abhijit said it was fashionable to attend protest march now. He said that dented and painted women protesters in Delhi went to discotheques and then turned...
  • Monkey who paints wows Canada December 7, 2011

    It's not quite the Planet of the Apes. A painting monkey in Ontario is taking the Canadian art world by storm. ...
  • MF Husain: A life in exile June 10, 2011

    CNNIBN correspondent Sahar Zaman recalls her meeting with legendary painter MF Husain who died in London on Thursday. ...
  • MF Husain's Bollywood connection June 10, 2011

    Legendary painter MF Husain also wanted a biopic to be made on his life. ...
  • Ad man Alyque Padamsee on MF Husain's death June 10, 2011

    MF Husain was a wonderful human being besides a great painter, said Alyque Padamsee. ...
  • Mamta's painting exhibition, a super hit April 7, 2011

    The paintings start at Rs 50000 and forty four of ninety eight paintings are already sold out. ...
  • Catch glimpses of India Art Summit January 22, 2011

    Fatima Karan takes you on a tour of the 3rd India Art Summit being held in New Delhi. ...
  • Anish Kapoor exhibits in India for the 1st time November 28, 2010

    New Delhi: One of the world's most successful artists and Turner Prize winner, Indian born and London based artist Anish Kapoor is exhibiting in India for the first time. He is also the designer for London's 2012 Arcellor Mittal tower and the United Kingdom's biggest public art space. ...
  • Tagore's paintings to be auctioned today June 15, 2010

    On Tuesday, 12 of Rabindranath Tagore's paintings will be auctioned at Sotheby's in London. ...
  • Nobel medal lost, why cry over Tagore paintings? May 22, 2010

    Twelve paintings by Rabindranath Tagore are to be auctioned by the Sotheby's on June 15 in London. The auction is expected to fetch 2,50,000 pounds. Tagore had gifted the paintings to Dartington Hall Trust 71 years ago. The Dartington trust was started by Elmhirst who briefly worked as Tagore's secretary....
  • India loses Husain, its most celebrated artist March 3, 2010

    Political leaders, intellectuals and artists in India kept silent when rightwing outfits targeted him, legendary painter MF Husain says "with deep pain" in his heart. "I still love India. But India doesn't need me. I am saying this with deep pain in heart," Husain told in an interview. Over the last ten...
  • Art exhibition showcases paintings of medicine, docs February 24, 2010

    Art exhibition is on at the India Habitat Centre in New Delhi till February 24. ...
  • 12 paintings of legendary Raja Varma missing February 18, 2010

    12 paintings of the legendary Raja Ravi Varma worth more than Rs 20 crore are mysteriously missing from state run art galleries. The Kilimanooor royal family to which Ravi Varma belonged, has gone to court. In 1940, the royal family handed over 75 Ravi Varma original paintings to the Sri...
  • Aus filmmaker Baz Luhrman reaches India for art project January 28, 2010

    Australian filmmaker Baz Luhrmann is in India. No, not for any film but for an art project with painter Vincent Fantauzzo. And the aim is to condemn the recent racial attacks on Indians in Australia. ...
  • Is Govt responsible for M F Husain's return to India? September 19, 2009

    Under threat from right wing groups for his controversial paintings, artist M F Hussain has been living in exile for almost 3 years now. ...
  • Husain painting sold at whopping crore and half September 19, 2009

    M F Husain turned 94 on Thursday and his paintings sold for double its price at Sothby's on that very day. Estimated at 120,000 dollars, a Husain painting suddenly got a boost in bids when the artist himself walked into the auction hall. It finally sold for more than double...
  • Young artists celebrate MF Hussain's birthday September 17, 2009

    India's most acclaimed artist MF Husain turns 94 on Thursday. ...
  • Different strokes: Meet Darsheel, the painter January 19, 2009

    Apart from being a brilliant child actor, Darsheel Safary has the streak of a painter too. CNNIBN's Amrita Panja caught up with him at an art camp where Darsheel made some bold strokes. ...
  • Indian Art Fair under roving eyes of top auction houses August 26, 2008

    New Delhi: The first ever International Indian Art Fair ended on Sunday. It was visited by about 10,000 people in three days, there were about 400 art works on show, out of which 100 were sold off the counter and several requests made of special commissions of works by the...
  • On Canvas: Up close and personal with Bollywood stars December 19, 2007

    Mumbai: If you have always dreamt of being part of tinsel town with your favourite stars, here's your chance. CNNIBN finds out how you can place yourself right next to Shah Rukh Khan with the help of the dead art of painted Bollywood posters. Ramakant Phadte, working out of this...
  • Farhan Akhtar attempts to paint clouds of fancy August 27, 2007

    Attempting to paint some clouds of fancy were Farhan Akhtar and his wife Adhuna. Saturday morning, the duo, painted for a good cause, for NGO Khushi, which is working for the homeless youth and the elderly. But good cause apart, Farhan was having some arty problems. ...
  • Mattel recalls 1 million lead painted, made in China toys August 3, 2007

    California: Mattel's FisherPrice unit is recalling nearly a million toys made in China.That's because one of its Chinese contractors used paint with dangerously high levels of lead and lead paint in toys has been banned in the US since 1978. ...
  • Bring back old works of art to life January 11, 2007

    If you own works of art that are worn out or even has pieces falling apart, fret not because a restorer is always at hand. However restoration treatment differs depending on what one owns. ...
  • Buy a Hussain for one tenth the cost December 21, 2006

    New Delhi: There is some good news for art aficionados. Now, art prints authenticated replicas that look as good as the original can be bought. ...
  • Strokes of Satyagraha 100 yrs after September 12, 2006

    New Delhi: Mahatma Gandhi launched Satyagraha a century ago on September 11. Take a look at how through art, the passive resistance movement is perceived today. ...