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The Shigir Idol which was found in a peat bog by gold miners in 1890 is a relic known to be the oldest wooden sculpture that dates back to 12,500 years.  The human...

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If you’re a keen social media user, you might have come across numerous viral videos of elephants and other animals trying to paint and being creative, but did you hear that pig was doing painting. Yes, meet Pigcasso, the world’s first artistic pig. Pigcasso - the painting pig was once saved from a...

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It’s fascinating to see this new creation!! Sophia the robot has worn several hats five years since she was activated by the Hong Kong-based Hanson Robotics.  And having already established herself as an activist, a musician, and a fashionista, the humanoid robot is now a digital artist looking to...

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It’s fascinating to see this new creation!! Sophia the robot has worn several hats five years since she was activated by the Hong Kong-based Hanson Robotics. And having already established herself as an activist, a musician, and a fashionista, the humanoid robot is now a digital artist looking to...

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The original artworks of masters like Raja Ravi Varma, C Raja Raja Varma, Abanindranath Tagore, Nandalal Bose, Jamini Roy and Binod Behari Mukherjee are being showcased by the Sandeep and Gitanjali Maini Foundation at their gallery in Bengaluru. The exhibition titled The Masters & The Modern,...

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Vignesh Raj said art is a way of life; he can’t describe the thrill when he finish an art and see his hard work come to him. This Coimbatore based artist was the only one from his city to have recently won a state award issued by the International Institute of Tamil Studies, for his untitled...

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A Banksy painting depicting a young boy playing with a superhero nurse doll has raised more than £16m for an NHS charity after being sold at auction. Christie's said the hammer price of £14.4m for the 1m (3ft) x 1m work was a "world auction record" for a Banksy. Including a buyer's premium, the...

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An exhibition of North Korean portrait and landscape oil paintings has been displayed at the Shanxi Art Museum in the North since Chinese people are purchasing them as investments. More than 300 oil paintings from three generations of North Korean painters are on display at the exhibition. Gu...

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An artwork created from the world's largest canvas painting has sold for $62 million in Dubai, the second most expensive painting sold at auction by a living artist. The original painting, "The Journey of Humanity" by British artist Sacha Jafri, holds the Guinness World Record for the largest art...

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The last of the living artists of comic book CHANDAMAMA, Shri KC SIVASANKAR, breathed his last on 29th September 2020, in Chennai. He was 97. Karatholuvu Chandrasekaran Sivasankaran (otherwise called KC Sivasankaran, Artist Sankar), (19 July 1924 – 29 September 2020) was an Indian craftsman...

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Graffiti artist Jean-Michel Basquiat is regarded as one of the world’s most successful street artists, and one of the most successful African-American artists. His career spanned barely 10 years but Jean-Michel Basquiat remains one of the most influential and important contemporary artists today....

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Onam saree is known as Kasavu saree. The whole saree is beige or white in color with a gold border. A traditional kasavu onam saree is hand woven from cotton. Nowadays other material onam sarees are woven from tissue silk, tussar silk, crepe are some of the favorites. It's not restricted to just...

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The artist Mercedes Vicente took her painting technique and sculpts it improvised shapes with spiral twisted ribbons of fabric that look like whims of Nature. Mercedes’ recent work has focused on investigating the possibilities of constantly developing spiral forms. This piece was inspired by...

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The Prize for the most controversial public sculpture 2021 has been claimed by a newly installed 33m high concrete crimson vulva in Brazil. Recessed onto a hillside within a sculpture park in the northeastern state of Pernambuco, Diva, by the Brazilian artist Juliana Notari, intends to question the...

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A rare Botticelli portrait at an auction in New York at Sotheby’s on Thursday sold for $92.2 million, making it Rs.6722 million. It has set a new world record by the Italian artist. The price of $92.2 million at the auction was conducted on the phone and online by bidders. This work of the 15th-...

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