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Treasure hunt for miniature artworks on New York's streets grip art lovers

  • A treasure hunt is organised every week in Brooklyn neighbourhood by American artist Steve Wasterval who has painted and hidden about 80 tiny landscape drawings of Greenpoint, on New York's streets
Treasure hunt for miniature artworks on New York's streets grip art lovers(Instagram/stevewasterval)
Treasure hunt for miniature artworks on New York's streets grip art lovers(Instagram/stevewasterval)
Updated on May 31, 2021 02:21 PM IST
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E-commerce savant Dhruv venturing into entertainment sector

From running an outlet to running a successful e-commerce company and now planning to enter entertainment sector in association with breakfree meaningful media pvt ltd .Dhruv is disciplined, firm and believe in quality.
Zest Melange is run by Dhruv Kakadia, who is nothing sort of savant when it comes to adapting market trend and perhaps creating them.
Zest Melange is run by Dhruv Kakadia, who is nothing sort of savant when it comes to adapting market trend and perhaps creating them.
Updated on Sep 24, 2020 07:32 PM IST
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Russia’s Hermitage museum calls for state support

The museum was founded in 1764 under Empress Catherine the Great and features more than three million works of art and world culture artefacts.
The museum was founded in 1764 under Empress Catherine the Great and features more than three million works of art and world culture artefacts.(Hermitage Museum/Instagram)
The museum was founded in 1764 under Empress Catherine the Great and features more than three million works of art and world culture artefacts.(Hermitage Museum/Instagram)
Updated on Apr 22, 2020 03:05 PM IST
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Saint Petersburg | ByAgence France-Presse

Rainbow murals bring some cheer to Delhi slum

Raghubir Nagar, like other slums in the megacity of 20 million, is home to those on the margins of Indian society, families living cheek-by-jowl in ramshackle structures often lacking basic amenities.
In less than a month 15 to 20 volunteers refashioned the craggy facades of nearly a hundred structures in rainbow colours with huge murals depicting nature, religion and daily life. (Photo for representational purposes)(HT File)
In less than a month 15 to 20 volunteers refashioned the craggy facades of nearly a hundred structures in rainbow colours with huge murals depicting nature, religion and daily life. (Photo for representational purposes)(HT File)
Updated on Dec 05, 2019 05:08 PM IST
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Agence France-Presse | By, New Delhi

These amazing museums of Japan are every art lover’s paradise

Anime, textiles, bonsai and more: The museums of Japan are for those art lovers who are looking to explore the world of creativity off the beaten path. Here are the top picks this World Tourism Day.
Anime, textiles, bonsai and more! The museums of Japan are for those art lovers who are looking to explore the world of creativity off the beaten path.(Twitter/ acac_aomori)
Anime, textiles, bonsai and more! The museums of Japan are for those art lovers who are looking to explore the world of creativity off the beaten path.(Twitter/ acac_aomori)
Updated on Sep 28, 2019 10:18 AM IST
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Japan | ByIndo Asian News Service

Why is your painting so expensive? 11 artists tell us things they are tired of hearing

We spoke to a few artists, who told us things they are tired of hearing. And from the looks of it, it seems we’ve all been part of the system they describe.
From painting for free to being told they will get famous only after they die, artists are tired of hearing a lot of things.(Pracheta Banerjee)
From painting for free to being told they will get famous only after they die, artists are tired of hearing a lot of things.(Pracheta Banerjee)
Updated on Aug 05, 2019 03:01 PM IST
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From art lover to five-time CM, Naveen Patnaik is leader for all seasons

His lack of proficiency in Odia — the state was the first in the country to be carved out on the basis of language— has never been a stumbling block in his popularity. Since then, Patnaik has never looked back.
BJD President and Odisha Chief minister Naveen Patnaik flashes the victory sign after party's victory in Odisha assembly and Lok Sabha elections, in Bhubaneswar, Thursday, May 23, 2019.(PTI)
BJD President and Odisha Chief minister Naveen Patnaik flashes the victory sign after party's victory in Odisha assembly and Lok Sabha elections, in Bhubaneswar, Thursday, May 23, 2019.(PTI)
Updated on May 24, 2019 07:56 AM IST
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Bhubaneswar | ByDebabrata Mohanty

A night at the museum: Airbnb and Musée du Louvre are making the art lover’s dream come true

The Louvre’s iconic glass Pyramid will be specially designed to celebrate the building’s 30th anniversary.
The Louvre’s iconic glass Pyramid will be specially designed to celebrate the building’s 30th anniversary.(Julian Abrams/Airbnb)
The Louvre’s iconic glass Pyramid will be specially designed to celebrate the building’s 30th anniversary.(Julian Abrams/Airbnb)
Updated on Apr 05, 2019 07:08 PM IST
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Prachi Gambhir Dutta- Bringing in a cultural renaissance

During 2014-2017, Prachi worked with different institutions to organise dramas and folk music festivals for children, and started a music school called Kal-aakar collective where stalwarts such as Hameet Khan Sahab (he was Prachi’s guru too), Sharat Chandra Srivastava imparted music training to kids.
Prachi Gambhir Dutt is bringing a cultural revolution in the city by bringing artists across drama, dance, music and other performing arts to come and perform in the city.(Parveen Kumar / Hindustan Times)
Prachi Gambhir Dutt is bringing a cultural revolution in the city by bringing artists across drama, dance, music and other performing arts to come and perform in the city.(Parveen Kumar / Hindustan Times)
Updated on Mar 14, 2019 04:05 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gurugram | ByKankana Roy Jain

India Art Fair 2019: Director Jagdip Jagpal on new trends, simple communication in art and why art is more than just a social event

As the India Art Fair 2019 begins tomorrow, director Jagdip Jagpal discusses the new trends in art, the divide in the art world, the need for simple dialogue in the art and how art is for all.
Jagdip Jagpal, Director, India Art Fair.(India Art Fair)
Jagdip Jagpal, Director, India Art Fair.(India Art Fair)
Updated on Jan 31, 2019 11:53 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | BySrishti Jha

Museum mega-shows are casualties of their own success

Is art suddenly more fashionable than it has been in all our years of dedicated exhibition-going? In Vienna, the numbers would seem to suggest something’s afoot: Last year, Albertina had 12 percent more visitors than in 2016, though the attendance level, just below 800,000, was far from the record of almost 1 million set in 2008. At the Art History Museum, attendance rose 7 percent.
Visitors take photographs of a diorama of China's former leader Deng Xiaoping planting a tree in the
Visitors take photographs of a diorama of China's former leader Deng Xiaoping planting a tree in the "Great Tides Surge Along the Pearl River – 40 Years of Reform and Opening-up in Guangdong" exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art & Planning Exhibition (MOCAPE)(Bloomberg)
Updated on Dec 19, 2018 05:17 PM IST
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Hindu family displays rare collection of Islamic manuscripts in Kashmir

A Hindu family’s collection of rare Quranic manuscripts, elegant calligraphic works, and art masterpieces is on display in Srinagar and drawing hordes of people.
An exhibition of rare Islamic art and Quranic manuscripts at display in Srinagar.(Waseem Andrabi/ HT)
An exhibition of rare Islamic art and Quranic manuscripts at display in Srinagar.(Waseem Andrabi/ HT)
Updated on Jun 10, 2018 02:13 PM IST
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This rare exhibition in Kabul brings art lovers a taste of Mughal art back home

“King Babur’s Kabul: Cradle of the Mughal Empire” displays a selection of high quality reproductions of some of the masterpieces of the Timurid and Mughal periods from the mid-16th century, one of Central Asia’s richest cultural eras.
Babur Gardens, the original setting where a lot of Mughal art originated.(Wikimedia Commons)
Babur Gardens, the original setting where a lot of Mughal art originated.(Wikimedia Commons)
Updated on Apr 01, 2018 05:18 PM IST
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