Deadline for painting roofs in Shimla expires

The extended deadline for painting the roofs of the houses here expired today and the defaulters, who failed to abide by the directives of the High Court, would face penal action, Deputy Mayor, Shimla Municipal Corporation, Takinder Panwar said.

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.

How Rembrandt's made changes in his iconic artworks without harming originals

A new study has provided a deeper insight into how Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn planned and changed the artwork without harming the original.

Protest over painting insulting National Flag
Protest over painting insulting National Flag

 Two paintings by an Assam-based artist, including one which allegedly dishonours the National Flag, have been condemned by several organisations who have also demanded arrest of the artist.

PM Modi gifts 'Tree of Life' painting to French President

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who wound up his first visit to France, gifted President Francois Hollande a painting titled 'Tree of Life' which reflects the traditional societal respect for nature in India.

Painting in Dutch royal collection was Nazi loot: Official report

 The Dutch Royal Family owns a painting by a Dutch master that was looted by the Nazis during Germany`s occupation of the Netherlands in World War Two, according to a report published on Tuesday.

Italian police recover Picasso work valued at $16 mn
Italian police recover Picasso work valued at $16 mn

Italian police recovered a painting by Pablo Picasso, valued at $16 million, which had allegedly been stolen and was "about to be exported," an Italian culture ministry source said.

Why Vincent van Gogh paintings are turning white

After analysing one of the greatest works by famous Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh, Belgian scientists have identified a very rare mineral that is turning his paintings white.

Paul Gauguin's creative process unveiled
Paul Gauguin's creative process unveiled

Researchers have found how famed French artist Paul Gauguin formed, layered and re-used imagery to make 19 unique graphic works.

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.

Da Vinci's earlier Mona Lisa makes world debut

An earlier version of one of Leonardo Da Vinci's most celebrated works of art, "Mona Lisa", Monday made its world premiere in Singapore.

Here's the Danish artist's 'penis painting' of Kim K's Paper mag butt pic

A Danish artist has used his flaccid penis as a brush and some quality paints to paint Kim Kardashian's 'Break the Internet' naked snap featuring her oiled-up butt.

O'Keeffe painting sells for $44.4 mn, new record for female artist
O'Keeffe painting sells for $44.4 mn, new record for female artist

American Georgia O'Keeffe's "Jimson Weed/White Flower No. 1" has been sold at a Sotheby's auction in New York for $44.4 million, a new record for a female artist.

Tagore's pocket book, art treasures at Christie's auction
Tagore's pocket book, art treasures at Christie's auction

Modernist painter Tyeb Mehta's "Untitled" (Falling Bull) is leading Christie's second auction in India that will take place here in December, organisers said Friday.

Adele wants 'iconic' painting of herself
Adele wants 'iconic' painting of herself

Singer Adele has contacted urban street artist Pegasus and commissioned an "iconic" painting for herself.

French scientist reveals secrets of Da Vinci's painting
French scientist reveals secrets of Da Vinci's painting

 

New Delhi: One of the most famous Renaissance painters, Leonardo Da Vinci might have been blessed with imagination powers, which are beyond a mortal being's capacity, but now reports suggest his idea and technique behind one of his paintings has been decoded.

S.H.Raza painting gets Rs.8.17 crore at Saffronart Delhi auction
S.H.Raza painting gets Rs.8.17 crore at Saffronart Delhi auction

Indian modern artist S.H.Raza's 1973 acrylic painting "La Terre" fetched Rs.8.17 crore ($1.36 million) at Saffronart's first live auction in the capital, organisers said Saturday.

Sridevi remembers Michael Jackson through painting
Sridevi remembers Michael Jackson through painting

Zee Media Bureau/ Aparna Mudi

New Delhi: Michael Jackson is long gone, but his legacy remains. The pop star has many fans across the world and veteran Bollywood beauty Sridevi is one of them.

`The Simpsons` mural to be painted in Oregon

An artwork based on the long-running animated series `The Simpsons` will be painted on the side of the Emerald Art Center in Springfield, Oregon to commemorate the show`s ties to the real town.

Now battle ailments using music, dance and painting

How about a prescription for dance, music and mimicry to fight and overcome trauma associated with ailments like cancer, Alzheimer`s and even heart strokes? Fret no more over a huge list of medicines, as "expressive art therapy" comes to your rescue.