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Charles Russell art fetches millions at auction

PTI, Monday, 28th July 2014
Reno (US): A total of 30 Charles M Russell works fetched millions of dollars at a Western art auction in Reno, with one painting symbolising the railroad's effect on American Indians drawing USD 1.9 million and another depicting a Native American chief selling for USD 1.1 million. Other top prices at the annual Coeur d'Alene Art Auction on Saturday included USD 1.7 million for a Frederic Remington painting featuring a group of Indians and USD 1.5 million for a Thomas Moran painting depicting an Arizona gulch.

Way to go Varshini

The dim lamps in the foyer lit Varshini’s face and brought to focus her large innocent eyes and radiant smile. ... Read More >>

Earlier stone age artifacts found in South Africa

Johannesburg: Scientists have discovered tens of thousands of Earlier Stone Age artifacts, including hand axes and other tools, in the Northern Cape province of South Africa. The research on the Kathu Townlands site, one of the richest early prehistoric archaeological sites in South Africa estimat... Read More >>

Strings of music

For M Balasubramanian, a violinist from Choolaimedu, music is a passion. 'Perfection in music can be achieved only through constant practice', he says, while speaking to News Today after a kutcheri at the Music Academy on Sunday. ... Read More >>

Tolly flick inspired by Robert Browning's poem

Continuing the tradition of adopting classical gems of English literature in arthouse flicks, a new age director-duo now recants a Robert Browning poetic piece starring Priyangshu Chatterjee. ... Read More >>

Making 'em smile

* To enhance the borrowing power of women members in urban cooperative Banks, 500 women members of Primary Cooperative Agricultural and Rural Development Bank were sanctioned Rs five lakh as Share Capital loan during 2011-12. an equal amount to 1000 members during 2011-12 and to another 1000 women ... Read More >>

Collecting art in India over 100 years, the Bharanys story

New Delhi: Unique art pieces comprising paintings, textiles and sculptures from Kerala, Bengal, Punjab and other parts of the country, some of which are now in major art museums, sourced from the century-old collection of the Bharanys- a father-son duo- has been detailed in a new book. ... Read More >>

Collecting art in India over 100 years, the Bharanys story

New Delhi: Unique art pieces comprising paintings, textiles and sculptures from Kerala, Bengal, Punjab and other parts of the country, some of which are now in major art museums, sourced from the century-old collection of the Bharanys- a father-son duo- has been detailed in a new book. ... Read More >>

Mixed media, paintings, sculptures at artists' group show

New Delhi: Four contemporary artists are collaborating to display a varied body of artistic work under one roof here. Tited "TRACES", the exhibition is a melange of mixed media paintings, canvases of different colour palettes, creative ceramics and sculptures. Artists include Abhijit Kumar Pathak... Read More >>

Sahitya Akademi felicitates literary greats

New Delhi: Eminent poets and litterateurs, including Javed Akhtar, Subdodh Sarkar and Mridula Garg, were among the 24 literary giants felicitated by the Sahitya Akademi at its annual Festival of Letters here. "What Sahitya Akademi is offering to these literary greats is merely a gesture compared t... Read More >>

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