Germany: Meet the artist who uses helicopter instead of paintbrush!

Like most artists he requires skill, precision and a firm hand - but unlike other painters he also needs a pilot’s licence and nerves of steel.

Sri Lankan artist's ideas on peace in Kolkata exhibition
Sri Lankan artist's ideas on peace in Kolkata exhibition

 Ideas exploring concepts of freedom and space, captured through oil paintings by a Sri Lankan artist, will go on display at an exhibition beginning here on April 24, the organisers said on Saturday.

Frida Kahlo's letters sent to Spanish lover auctioned
Frida Kahlo's letters sent to Spanish lover auctioned

Alluring Mexican artist, Frida Kahlo best known for her self-portraits has gone unforgotten in the pages of history.

Can't wait to hear more of Honey Singh: Pretty Lights
Can't wait to hear more of Honey Singh: Pretty Lights

After ruling the hearts of youngsters throughout the country, rapper Yo Yo Honey Singh has now impressed American electronic music artist Derek Vincent Smith, who performs under the stage name Pretty Lights, on his maiden tour in India. Smith "cannot wait" to listen to more of the rapper's creations after he came across his music on the radio.

Meet the artist who creates amazing 'Star Wars' portraits using 'coffee'
Meet the artist who creates amazing 'Star Wars' portraits using 'coffee'

 A commercial artist names Maria A. Aristidou, makes incredible portraits, but the reason it's different is, she makes them using coffee instead of paint or watercolor.

Artist Bharti Kher knighted with top French award

Artist Bharti Kher has been conferred with the prestigious 'Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres' (Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters), France's highest cultural award for her contribution in contemporary art landscape.

Artist Samar Singh Jodha turns judge on Nat Geo reality show

Artist-photographer Samar Singh Jodha's installation 'Outpost,' which highlights the habitats of the miners in the North East is now being shown here.

Artist makes Kim K, Miley Cyrus painting with emoji art
Artist makes Kim K, Miley Cyrus painting with emoji art

 Kim Kardashian and Miley Cyrushave now been immortalized inemoji art with the help of a new painting tool known as Emoji.ink.

Humour and wit in Manjunath Kamath's sculptures, drawings

 Terracotta sculptures and drawings by Delhi-based artist Manjunath Kamath investigates narratives of everyday life interwoven with mythologies and stories.

Zoe Saldana welcomes twins
Zoe Saldana welcomes twins

'Gaurdians of the Galaxy' star Zoe Saldana has welcomed twin sons with artist husband Marco Perego.

Kolkata-based artist's works reflect grim life

Sallow faces, sorrow-filled eyes, grim smiles and protruding ribs are the hallmarks of Kolkata-based artist Rabin Mondal's body of work, which will be displayed in a retrospective in the capital Monday.

Telugu film industry workers to go on strike

As many as 14,000 workers from 24 crafts of Telugu filmdom will go on strike here Thursday over low wages and employment regulations. The strike is expected to severely affect many star-studded films that are on floors.

Artist seeks engagement with nature through photographs
Artist seeks engagement with nature through photographs

On the face of it, Delhi-based artist Atul Bhalla's work screams of his constant engagement with the rivers and nature, but at a deeper level each of these photographs share a personal journey and cryptic messages that the audience would be able to decode at an exhibition in the capital.

Satyajit Ray inspired me: photographer Nemai Ghosh

Known as legendary Indian filmmaker Satyajit Ray's photographer, veteran lensman Nemai Ghosh acknowledged the icon's inspiration was the reason his images were so "lively".

Aditya Roy Kapur turns artist for 'Fitoor'?
Aditya Roy Kapur turns artist for 'Fitoor'?

Bollywood's new age actor Aditya Roy Kapur, might be seen as a drunkard in most of his films (courtesy 'Aashique 2'), but he shall stun his audience with 'Fitoor'. Abhishek Kapoor's upcoming venture is reportedly based on Charles Dickens' 'Great Expectations'.

We should redefine what entertainment is: Shabana Azmi
We should redefine what entertainment is: Shabana Azmi

Veteran Indian actress Shabana Azmi, who believes that art should be used as an instrument for social change, says that it is required to redefine the meaning of entertainment.

Jennifer Hudson dishes out secrets to her weight loss
Jennifer Hudson dishes out secrets to her weight loss

Jennifer Hudson has revealed her weight loss secrets, saying that she takes an out-of-sight-out-of-mind approach.

James Cameron wins 'Avatar' lawsuit by an artist
James Cameron wins 'Avatar' lawsuit by an artist

James Cameron has won the copyright infringement lawsuit filed by artist Roger Dean, who claimed the director ripped off his paintings for 2009 blockbuster movie 'Avatar'.

Gen-next artists of India on the rise

Art experts are optimistic about the rise of India's young contemporary artists, finds Farah Siddiqui.

Approached to sketch parliament calendar: artist Jogen Chowdhury

Artist and Trinamool MP Jogen Chowdhury, the first artist-in-residence at Rashtrapati Bhavan, Friday said he has been approached by Rajya Sabha's secretary general to contribute sketches for a calendar themed on parliament.