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.

Punjab to create dedicated fund for art, culture
Punjab to create dedicated fund for art, culture

 The Punjab government will set up a dedicated fund for the welfare of litterateurs, dramatists, folk singers, artistes and other personalities from the fields of language, art and culture, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal announced here Friday.

Tom Alter brings Sahir back to life in bravura performance
Tom Alter brings Sahir back to life in bravura performance

 A rebel son, a romantic student, a fire-eating poet, and finally a principled lyricist in Bollywood - he was all this and more and the various facets of Sahir Ludhianvi's remarkable personality were brought to life by veteran actor Tom Alter at a play here Saturday.

Raja Ravi Varma`s 19th century oleographs in Kolkata

As many as 16 oleographs on paper by legendary Indian artist Raja Ravi Varma are on display at an exhibition here.

Kendall, Kylie are great girls: Brody Jenner

Reality TV stars Kendall and Kylie are sensible and too strong to succumb to any negative influence, according to their older half-brother Brody Jenner.

Artist seeks 100 signatures on Sachin portrait

Painter Venkatesh Kandunoori is on a mission - to collect signatures of important people on a large sized celebratory sketch of cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar.

Bengal`s clay artists seek funds for medical needs

Plagued with eyesight problems, potters of Kumartuli, the world famous residence-cum-studios of clay modelling artisans of West Bengal, are planning to increase the seasonal fees for photographers to add to their medical camp fund.

Kolkata to celebrate British trader`s 1690 landing

An exhibition of photographs showcasing north Kolkata`s British-era buildings, home to erstwhile zamindars or landowners, will be on display Aug 24 to mark British trader Job Charnock`s landing in 1690.

Serbian`s art to dot Bengal suburb

Inspired by India`s tropical forests and gardens, a Serbian artist visiting West Bengal is working on art installations that will deck up a suburban area, about 25 km from here.

DiCaprio challenged to buy Nelson Mandela`s photo

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio has been challanged by a leading US memorabilia dealer to bid for a photograph of himself with Nelson Mandela.

Odisha sand artist`s sculpture to mark German win

Internationally acclaimed sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik Monday created a sand sculpture on the beach of Odisha`s Puri town to congratulate the German team on winning the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

International theatre festival of Kerala in Thrissur

A week-long seventh edition of International Theatre Festival of Kerala (ITFoK) would be held here from January 11 next, organisers Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Akademi announced today.

National Museum to host first exhibit by private donor

In a first since its inception, the National Museum here will host an exhibition featuring artefacts from a private donor`s collection, an official said Tuesday.

Music, art in Britain amazing, says Pharrell Williams

`Happy` hitmaker Pharrell Williams loves to experience rainy season in Britain because he believes that it helps create "special" music.

Woody Allen`s `Side-Effects` show to be held in Delhi

Did you miss the staging of `Side-Effects` last time in the capital? Here is an opportunity to catch up on the Saleem Shah-directed play, which is coming here once again at the weekend.

Craftsmanship from Kutch comes to Delhi

Craftswomen from 10 communities from Kutch region of Gujarat will display 16 different styles of hand embroidery at an exhibition in the national capital that begins July 5

Rohit Roy acquires rare `Ram Aur Shyam` poster

Actor Rohit Roy is ecstatic about acquiring a rare poster of Dilip Kumar-starrer 1967 hit film `Ram Aur Shyam`.

What to expect at the San Diego`s Spanish Village Art Centre?

With innovative artists of all genres putting out their best and interesting workshops to learn from, you can lose yourself in the world of art at the Spanish Village Art Centre in San Diego.

Mumbai artist inducted on international panel

A city-based artist has been appointed as "ethics adviser and ambassador" by the World Citizen Artists (WCA) to raise awareness about global issues through art.

Kendall Jenner bags her first designer campaign for Givenchy

Kendall Jenner has finally bagged her first designer campaign for Givenchy.