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The 99th birth anniversary of legendary artist Quamrul Hassan, famously known as ‘Potua’

22nd Young Artist Fine Arts Exhibition kicks off a month of celebration

Launched in 1975 as a biennale, the 22nd edition of

26th death anniversary of SM Sultan today

The 26th death anniversary of renowned artist Sheikh Mohammed Sultan (SM Sultan) is being

Tokyo stages 'Stealable Art Exhibition'... for thieves

The Tokyo art exhibit opened to enthusiastic visitors, but many of those circulating weren't

Coronavirus: Gallery Cosmos to host first-ever Online Live Art Camp

Gallery Cosmos is soon going to organise the first-ever online live art camp in

Van Gogh painting stolen from Dutch museum closed by virus

A painting by Dutch master Vincent van Gogh was stolen in an overnight smash-and-grab

Valentine's Day Banksy mural vandalized

A mural by Banksy has been defaced just 48 hours after it appeared.

19 mln visit Palace Museum in 2019

China's Palace Museum, also known as the Forbidden City,

Mysterious artist Banksy unveils dark nativity in Bethlehem

A manger scene juxtaposed against concrete blocks seemingly pierced by a mortar shell: with

Protesters block gallery over naked Zapata painting

Protesters blocked the entrance to a Mexican art gallery on Tuesday over a painting

Rare Gauguin canvas fetches US$10.5m

A rare canvas by French artist Paul Gauguin from his period on the Polynesian

Vitruvian Man heads to Paris despite court battle

Leonardo da Vinci's famous Vitruvian Man is bound for Paris despite an attempt to

25th death anniversary of SM Sultan being observed

The 25th death anniversary of renowned artist Sheikh Mohammed Sultan (SM Sultan) is

President inaugurates Asian Art Biennial Bangladesh 2018

President Abdul Hamid has said cultural activities play an important role in promoting the

18th Asian Art Biennale Bangladesh to begin Saturday

The 18th Asian Art Biennale Bangladesh will begin at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) in

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

Da Vinci’s Christ portrait fetches record $450m

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

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'

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