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World's first 'Vagina Museum' coming soon: Details here

28 Mar 2019

World's first 'Vagina Museum' coming soon: Details here

After a penis museum in Iceland, the world is ready to explore the mysteries of female genitalia.

Amol Palekar interrupted at NGMA event for speaking against government

10 Feb 2019

Amol Palekar interrupted at NGMA event for speaking against government

Veteran actor-director Amol Palekar was repeatedly interrupted on Friday during his speech against the Ministry of Culture by some members of the National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) in Mumbai.

Artwork sold for $1.4mn self-destructs at auction leaving audience stunned

06 Oct 2018

Artwork sold for $1.4mn self-destructs at auction leaving audience stunned

On Friday night, a rare piece of art by renowned and mysterious street artist Banksy went up for sale at the Sotheby's auction in London.

Sampark Kranti coaches now look so pretty, courtesy Madhubani painting

24 Aug 2018

Sampark Kranti coaches now look so pretty, courtesy Madhubani painting

It's makeover time for the 165-year-old Indian Railways, which plans to revamp close to 30,000 coaches of mail and express trains.

#InternationalWatercolorFestival: 56 international artists from 24 countries to participate

22 Aug 2018

#InternationalWatercolorFestival: 56 international artists from 24 countries to participate

The International Watercolor Festival, starting in Ranchi from tomorrow, aims to bring local artists in touch with the international art and promote the rich art and culture of Jharkhand.

After angry Hanuman, artist Karan Acharya creates stoic Ram

30 Jul 2018

After angry Hanuman, artist Karan Acharya creates stoic Ram

Karan Acharya from Mangaluru became a household name after his angry Hanuman vector art was seen almost everywhere.

South Delhi slums transformed into colorful spaces with street art

15 Jul 2018

South Delhi slums transformed into colorful spaces with street art

Bland walls and drab surroundings of many slums in south Delhi have now been transformed into vibrant and colorful spaces, thanks to a street art project that seeks to meaningfully engage people with the residents of such colonies.

World's first all-digital psychedelic art museum unveiled in Tokyo

06 Jul 2018

World's first all-digital psychedelic art museum unveiled in Tokyo

The world's first all-digital psychedelic art museum called the "MORI Building Digital Art Museum" has been unveiled in Tokyo.

World's oldest cave art crafted by Neanderthals, not humans: Study

23 Feb 2018

World's oldest cave art crafted by Neanderthals, not humans: Study

A latest study has revealed that the world's oldest known cave paintings were created by Neanderthals and not modern humans. It shows that our extinct cousins were far from being uncultured brutes as previously believed.

Haryana village takes up wall art as an employment source

29 Jan 2018

Haryana village takes up wall art as an employment source

A village in Haryana's Nuh district has taken up wall art as a source of generating employment for its residents.

Google Art & Culture app matches selfies to famous paintings

16 Jan 2018

Google Art & Culture app matches selfies to famous paintings

Google has updated its Arts & Culture app to add a facial recognition feature that matches your face to a museum portrait.

Leonardo da Vinci's Salvator Mundi fetches a record $450mn

16 Nov 2017

Leonardo da Vinci's Salvator Mundi fetches a record $450mn

A 500-year-old painting by acclaimed artist Leonardo da Vinci has been sold in an auction in New York for a record $450.3mn.

Leonardo da Vinci might have drawn a nude Mona Lisa

01 Oct 2017

Leonardo da Vinci might have drawn a nude Mona Lisa

After a month of tests on a particular painting, curators and scientists at the Louvre in Paris have determined that Italian Renaissance polymath Leonardo da Vinci might have drawn a nude Mona Lisa.

Air India's missing paintings: Case solved with Jatin Das' recovery?

21 Jul 2017

Air India's missing paintings: Case solved with Jatin Das' recovery?

A fortnight after the reports first emerged, Air India has solved the mystery of its missing paintings: it has received a lost Jatin Das artwork by courier, sent from a fictitious-address.

Air India's paintings vanish from HQ, reappear in open market

07 Jul 2017

Air India's paintings vanish from HQ, reappear in open market

Trouble appears to be a constant companion of the Maharaja. Air India, after many summers of failed revival, is finally prepped up for disinvestment.

Air India puts its museum plan on hold

27 Jun 2017

Air India puts its museum plan on hold

With Air India in talks of privatizing its carrier, it faces major hurdles in funding and thereby stalls its state-of-the-art museum. The museum, which was once a much talked about affair as it has some gem collections worth exhibiting will be now biting the dust.

Google Maps enables feature to find art work

24 Jun 2017

Google Maps enables feature to find art work

Art aficionados can now explore the newest feature that Google Search and Maps offer.

Basquiat painting fetches record $110.5mn

19 May 2017

Basquiat painting fetches record $110.5mn

A painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat has broken several records by selling for a whopping $110.5mn.