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Instagram is similar to Facebook but does not have Legacy Contract.(Shutterstock)

Digital life and death

Hindustan Times | By Jamal Shaikh
UPDATED ON AUG 16, 2020 11:07 AM IST
What social media platforms do when users pass away, and what you should do to safeguard your digital data.
Lady Gaga enters the Met Gala 2019 pink carpet.(Instagram)
Lady Gaga enters the Met Gala 2019 pink carpet.(Instagram)

Met Gala 2020 is officially cancelled, here’s all you need to know

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON MAY 20, 2020 02:58 PM IST
The Costume Institute’s About Time: Fashion and Duration exhibit, which would have set the theme for the 2020 fete, is still set to open on October 29 and run through February 7, 2021.
In January, a photo of rainbow-hued mountains showed up on Instagram, was shared on travel pages, and prompted users to report it as fake.(Unsplash)
In January, a photo of rainbow-hued mountains showed up on Instagram, was shared on travel pages, and prompted users to report it as fake.(Unsplash)

Should art be fact-checked? The answer isn’t quite black-and-white

Hindustan Times | By Rachel Lopez
UPDATED ON MAY 11, 2020 09:31 AM IST
In January, a photo of rainbow-hued mountains showed up on Instagram, was shared on travel pages, and prompted users to report it as fake. Instagram’s India-based verification partner NewsMobile confirmed that candy-coloured canyons do not exist, and labelled the photo ‘false’.
A celebrated wartime and celebrity photographer at age 97, he is getting over a bout with COVID-19. He attributes his longevity to “blind luck, red wine” and determination.(Tony Vaccaro Photography/Instagram)
A celebrated wartime and celebrity photographer at age 97, he is getting over a bout with COVID-19. He attributes his longevity to “blind luck, red wine” and determination.(Tony Vaccaro Photography/Instagram)

Grit and red wine: Tony Vaccaro, famous war photographer beats coronavirus at 97

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Associated Press | Posted by Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON MAY 09, 2020 12:50 PM IST
Vaccaro’s grit carried him into a lifetime of photography that began as a combat infantryman when he stowed a camera and captured close to 8,000 photographs of mundane and horrific moments. One of his famous images — Kiss of Liberation — showed a U.S. sergeant giving a kiss to a French girl at the end of the Nazi occupation.
Priyanka Chopra Jonas went for a a frothy gray Dior haute couture number as she walked on the red carpet last year.(photo: REUTERS)
Priyanka Chopra Jonas went for a a frothy gray Dior haute couture number as she walked on the red carpet last year.(photo: REUTERS)

Met Gala 2020 postponed, future of fashion in question

Hindustan Times | By Prerna Gauba
UPDATED ON MAR 20, 2020 06:06 AM IST
This year’s ball which was slated to be held on May 4 has been given no later date. As the gala stands postponed now, one’s keen to know how it would affect the future of fashion?
Nita Ambani and Mukesh Ambani(PTI File)
Nita Ambani and Mukesh Ambani(PTI File)

Nita Ambani named to the board of largest US art museum

By Bloomberg
UPDATED ON NOV 13, 2019 10:46 AM IST
Nita Ambani’s backing “has had an enormous impact on the museum’s ability to study and display art from every corner of the world,” Daniel Brodsky, the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s chairman, said Tuesday in a statement.
This exhibit, one of the inaugural exhibits of the new MoMA will remain on view through April 19, 2020.(Instagram)
This exhibit, one of the inaugural exhibits of the new MoMA will remain on view through April 19, 2020.(Instagram)

Weaving and fiber arts get the new MoMA treatment

New York | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2019 04:11 PM IST
The exhibit takes its name from a quote by artist and Bauhaus professor Paul Klee, who advised approaching drawing by “taking a line for a walk.”
A sculpture from Mrinalini Mukherjee’s exhibition(HT PHOTO)
A sculpture from Mrinalini Mukherjee’s exhibition(HT PHOTO)

No, rage is not exclusively a masculine emotion

Hindustan Times | By Deepanjana Pal
UPDATED ON JUN 09, 2019 12:46 AM IST
We need artists to remind us that these gendered stereotypes need breaking
Kim Kardashian West made an appearance at the big event in a beaded latex Thierry Mugler dress to celebrate the opening of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute’s new theatrical exhibition, Camp: Notes on Fashion.(Instagram/Kim Kardashian)
Kim Kardashian West made an appearance at the big event in a beaded latex Thierry Mugler dress to celebrate the opening of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute’s new theatrical exhibition, Camp: Notes on Fashion.(Instagram/Kim Kardashian)

Kim Kardashian West, Kendall and Kylie Jenner slay at Met Gala 2019

Asian News International | By Asian News International, Washington D.c [u.s.a]
UPDATED ON MAY 08, 2019 10:38 AM IST
Keeping in line with the Camp theme, the Kardashian sisters dazzled at this year’s Met Gala pink carpet.
Priyanka Chopra attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala in Dior(Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
Priyanka Chopra attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala in Dior(Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

Met Gala 2019: When they went camping

Hindustan Times | By Prerna Gauba
PUBLISHED ON MAY 07, 2019 03:28 PM IST
This is how Priyanka, Nick and Deepika stayed true to the 2019 Met Gala theme— humorous, kitschy, exaggerated.
Deepika Padukone stuns in a Barbie look at the red carpet.(Instagram/DeepikaPadukone)
Deepika Padukone stuns in a Barbie look at the red carpet.(Instagram/DeepikaPadukone)

Deepika Padukone stuns in a Barbie look at the red carpet. See pics

Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service, New York
UPDATED ON MAY 08, 2019 07:48 AM IST
Actress Deepika Padukone made waves at the pink carpet of the MET Gala 2019 by taking on a Barbie avatar in a Zac Posen gown.
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MAY 06: Celine Dion attends The 2019 Met Gala Celebrating Camp: Notes on Fashion at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 06, 2019 in New York City. Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images/AFP(AFP)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MAY 06: Celine Dion attends The 2019 Met Gala Celebrating Camp: Notes on Fashion at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 06, 2019 in New York City. Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images/AFP(AFP)

Celine Dion dazzles in a glitzy outfit at the Met Gala red carpet

Asian News International | By Asian News International, Washington D.c [u.s.a]
UPDATED ON MAY 07, 2019 09:16 AM IST
Celine Dion’s hand-beaded look took over 3,000 hours to make with 52 master embroiderers working on it and weighs over 22 pounds, according to the designer’s official Twitter account.
US actor Billy Porter arrives for the 2019 Met Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 6, 2019, in New York. - The Gala raises money for the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute. The Gala's 2019 theme is “Camp: Notes on Fashion" inspired by Susan Sontag's 1964 essay "Notes on Camp". (Photo by ANGELA WEISS / AFP)(AFP)
US actor Billy Porter arrives for the 2019 Met Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 6, 2019, in New York. - The Gala raises money for the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute. The Gala's 2019 theme is “Camp: Notes on Fashion" inspired by Susan Sontag's 1964 essay "Notes on Camp". (Photo by ANGELA WEISS / AFP)(AFP)

Met Gala 2019: Billy Porter pulls off one of the most dramatic red carpet entries

Asian News International | By Asian News International, Washington D.c. [usa]
UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2020 08:15 AM IST
Porter sported a spectacular custom Sun God ensemble by The Blonds which included a bejewelled catsuit outfitted with 10-foot wings and a 24-karat gold headpiece.
Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala - Met Gala - Camp: Notes on Fashion- Arrivals - New York City, U.S. – May 6, 2019 - Lady Gaga. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly
Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala - Met Gala - Camp: Notes on Fashion- Arrivals - New York City, U.S. – May 6, 2019 - Lady Gaga. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

Met Gala 2019: Lady Gaga takes on ‘Camp’ at Met Gala in gowns, underwear

Reuters | By Reuters, New York
UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2020 08:09 AM IST
Pop superstar Lady Gaga made a grand entrance at New York’s annual Met Gala on Monday, wearing a voluminous bright pink dress that she shed on the red carpet to reveal three other outfits layered underneath, including a bra and underwear, her interpretation of the evening’s theme, Camp: Notes on Fashion.
It’s not what you know, but who you know, but also who the people you know, know, and who those people know, says a new paper on art.(Unsplash)
It’s not what you know, but who you know, but also who the people you know, know, and who those people know, says a new paper on art.(Unsplash)

Decoded: How to become a rich and famous artist

Bloomberg | By Faye Flam, Bloomberg
UPDATED ON NOV 22, 2018 12:12 PM IST
A paper in the journal Science explains why some talented artists become rich and famous, and others can’t quit their day jobs.
Raghubir Singh photographed by Ram Rahman.(Jhaveri Contemporary)
Raghubir Singh photographed by Ram Rahman.(Jhaveri Contemporary)

Indian photographer’s exhibition in Toronto triggers parallel #MeToo show

Hindustan Times, Toronto | By Anirudh Bhattacharyya, Toronto
PUBLISHED ON AUG 07, 2018 01:04 AM IST
Celebrated Indian photographer, the late Raghubir Singh, is being recognised with a major showing at Toronto’s leading museum. But just as his work is on display, another exhibit is running concurrently, this one triggered by allegations of sexual harassment by the master lensman in the 1990s.
Dharshan Munidasa (right) outside the former Indigo premises.
Dharshan Munidasa (right) outside the former Indigo premises.

Malavika’s Mumbaistan: Scouting for spaces?

Hindustan Times | By Malavika Sangghvi, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2018 01:56 PM IST
Grimes, left, and Elon Musk attend The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination exhibition.(Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
Grimes, left, and Elon Musk attend The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination exhibition.(Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

Of tiaras, tantrums and heavenly bodies at this hot New York exhibition

Agence France-Presse | By Agence France-Presse, New York
UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2018 02:10 PM IST
The exhibition called ‘Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic imagination’ is taking place at New York.
Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra had received very different reactions to their Met Gala looks.
Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra had received very different reactions to their Met Gala looks.

Priyanka Chopra, Deepika Padukone are the gold standard at Met Gala after party. See pics

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 09, 2018 09:06 AM IST
Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone opted for less theatrical looks at the Met Gala 2018 after party. See pics.
Priyanka surprised everyone in a stunningly imaginative number but Deepika kept it safe and predictable.
Priyanka surprised everyone in a stunningly imaginative number but Deepika kept it safe and predictable.

Priyanka, the celestial warrior or Deepika, the graceful diva: Who would you vote for?

Hindustan Times | By Shara Ashraf
UPDATED ON MAY 08, 2018 07:08 PM IST
While Priyanka Chopra surprised everyone in a stunningly imaginative number, Deepika’s gown was very routine red carpet, more Cannes than Met Gala.
Priyanka Chopra wore an over-the-top Ralph Lauren get up for Monday’s Met Gala in New York.(AP)
Priyanka Chopra wore an over-the-top Ralph Lauren get up for Monday’s Met Gala in New York.(AP)

Priyanka Chopra’s divine Met Gala gown took over 250 hours to handcraft

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sanya Panwar
UPDATED ON MAY 08, 2018 02:31 PM IST
We’re bowing down to actor Priyanka Chopra’s celestial, over-the-top Ralph Lauren get-up at Monday’s Met Gala in New York. Her embellished hood alone took over 250 hours to make! Would you expect any less from the reigning red carpet queen?
Actor Priyanka Chopra arrives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala (Met Gala) to celebrate the opening of Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination.(REUTERS)
Actor Priyanka Chopra arrives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala (Met Gala) to celebrate the opening of Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination.(REUTERS)

Priyanka Chopra’s Met Gala look is a winner, Deepika Padukone not so much

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 08, 2018 12:21 PM IST
Priyanka Chopra’s Met Gala look drew applause from fans on social media, but Deepika Padukone’s inconsistent with the theme gown was criticised online. Here are reactions.
An exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.(AFP)
An exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.(AFP)

New York’s Met museum recreates grandeur of Paris’ Versailles palace

Agence France-Presse | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 22, 2018 11:37 AM IST
The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s latest exhibition revolves around the magnificient Versailles palace in France. Exhibits feature recreations of halls at the palace over the years, and audio for people to hear what visitors said of the palace back in the day.
Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Kay Kerr, 1952.(Metmuseum.org)
Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Kay Kerr, 1952.(Metmuseum.org)

Fashion meets art: When a luxury handbag turns into a piece of exquisite art

Asian News International, New York | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 11, 2018 04:38 PM IST
Bienen-Davis handbags, because of their expert designs, have carved a niche by being part of one of the world’s largest museums - The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, which presents over 5,000 years of art from around the world.
A woman looks at the painting Femmes d'Alger dans leur appartement at the exhibition "Delacroix (1798-1863)".(AFP)
A woman looks at the painting Femmes d'Alger dans leur appartement at the exhibition "Delacroix (1798-1863)".(AFP)

Louvre hosts first retrospective of French master Delacroix in half a century. See pics

Associated Press, Paris | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 28, 2018 11:15 AM IST
Some 200 works, including watercolours, lithographs and religious art, as well as intimate journals show the profound influence Delacroix had on world painting.
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