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.

Is there a `Mona Lisa` in 3D?

Is there a second `Mona Lisa` painting by the great Leonardo Da Vinci in 3D?

Mamata made Sudipta Sen deny painting purchase: CPI-M

The CPI-M Tuesday alleged that Saradha scam kingpin Sudipta Sen was made to deny that he purchased any artwork of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, and demanded to know how she was funding her party.

Thieves destroy 5000-year-old rock painting in Spain

Thieves have destroyed a 5,000-year-old rock painting in southern Spain while trying to steal the artwork by chipping it off the cave wall where it was housed.

An artist paints canvas using trash

Thin strips of leather replicate strokes of oil paint in the canvases of artist Anita Ahuja, who has used waste products like seat belts and bottle caps to highlight the usability of such objects.

Hong Kong police search landfill for $3.7 mn painting

Grand Hyatt hotel cleaners were suspected of dumping the painting, which sold on Monday for more than HK$28.75 million.

Chris Martin bought painting for Gwyneth Paltrow as `parting gift`

Chris Martin reportedly bought a painting of a `bird in flight` as parting gift for Gwyneth Paltrow , after they jointly announced that they have split.

Painting the town green in Bihar

A Bihar town is painting itself green to send out an environment friendly message, an official said.

Artistic innovations to mark India Art Fair

The India Art Fair will begin here Jan 30, and 47 art galleries from across the world will showcase modern and contemporary art practices.

Indian artists imagine an unknown Russia

The third edition of the ‘Indian Artists Paint Russia’ art camp brought together a group of artists here who painted images of the country solely based on their imagination.

Russian police seize painting of Putin in women`s underwear

Police seized a painting of Russia`s president and prime minister in women`s underwear from a gallery in St Petersburg, saying the satirical display had broken unspecified laws.

Have experts stumbled upon Mona Lisa`s remains?

The identity of the raven-haired beauty painted by Leonardo da Vinci in 1504 in one of his most famous paintings, Mona Lisa, has been subjected to much debate.

People are surprised I can read, says George Bush

Former President George W. Bush, whose paintings are confounding his critics, has said that some people are surprised that he can even read.

When ecological agonies dominate the canvas

Unrecognisable face of a female body with deep brown wounds signifies the sufferings of mother Earth in an oil painting on a show that focuses on global warming and the threat of climate change.

Woman damages famous painting in French museum

A young and apparently "unstable" woman used an indelible marker to deface renowned painting "Liberty Leading the People" by Eugene Delacroix.

School children create record 17 km long painting in Gujarat

Over 35,700 school children here on Sunday created a world record by making a 17,855 metre long painting on the theme of `Vivekanand and his vision of Bharat`.

Delhi gang-rape becomes protest painting theme

The Kochi-Muziris Biennale ushered in the New Year in a sombre way with painting of a disturbing picture that symbolised the episode of brutal rape and torture of a 23-year-old woman, culminating in her death last week.