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Leonardo da Vinci's portrait of Christ, "Salvator Mundi", sold for a record-smashing $450.3 million

Swedish intellectuals form new literature prize in Nobel protest

More than 100 Swedish intellectuals have joined forces to form a new prize-giving body in

Van Gogh painting sells for over 7 million euros: Auction house

A painting by a young Vincent Van Gogh was sold at an auction in Paris

Malevich painting sells for record $85.8m at Christie’s

An amalgam of hard-edged geometric shapes painted in 1916 by Kazimir Malevich became a repeat

French museum learns half of its paintings are fake

An art museum in the south of France has discovered that more than half of

Meet world’s first digital supermodel

Have you heard of Shudu Gram? She is the newest social media sensation bullodozing her

Bengal Classical Music Fest to end Saturday

The 6th edition of Bengal Classical Music Festival, which commenced on December

Abu Dhabi to acquire Christ portrait

New-York based Christie's auction house said on Friday Abu Dhabi's Department of Culture and Tourism

Remembering Gangubai Hangal

When asked to write a piece about Gangubai Hangal on her death anniversary, I remember wincing at the

The enigmatic 'Pink Floyd'

Pink Floyd is one of the most influential and famous rock bands ever in the history of music. 

Old lyrics, old passions

My mother was in intense love with songs. Shamshad's 'chaman mein raehke weerana mera dil hota jata hai'

Conventional string instruments in Indian music

String instruments have a long traditional in Indian music. The bowed instruments came to be used in Indian

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