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Hockney's 'The Splash' sells for nearly $30m

Seminal pop art painting "The Splash" by David Hockey sold for £23.1 million ($29.8 million) at a London auction on Tuesday, the third highest price paid for a work by the British artist."The ...

Hockney's 'The Splash' sells for nearly $30m

Devastated Venice to face third major flood

Venice was braced Saturday for an unprecedented third major flooding in less than a week, with sea water due to swamp the already devastated historic city where authorities have declared a state of ...

Devastated Venice to face third major flood

Early Renaissance painting found in French kitchen

A rare masterpiece by Italian early Renaissance master Cimabue that was discovered in a French kitchen was sold on Sunday for 24 million euros ($26.6 million), about five times the initial ...

Early Renaissance painting found in French kitchen

At Louvre

Louvre blockbuster spotlights Leonardo da Vinci's 500 years. Leonardo da Vinci is the star in a blockbuster retrospective opening on 24 October at the Louvre museum in Paris to mark 500 years since ...

At Louvre

'Prachcher Pracheen Dhara' begins at Gallery Cosmos

With an aim to promote oriental artworks of the enriched eastern heritage, Gallery Cosmos is hosting a group art exhibition titled ‘Prachcher Pracheen Dhara’ (The Ancient Lineage of The ...

'Prachcher Pracheen Dhara' begins at Gallery Cosmos

Vivid gladiator fresco discovered in Italy

A vivid fresco depicting an armour-clad gladiator standing victorious as his wounded opponent stumbles gushing blood has been discovered in the ancient Roman city of Pompeii, Italy's culture ministry ...

Vivid gladiator fresco discovered in Italy

Banksy chimp MPs painting fetches $12m

A Banksy painting depicting the British parliament populated by chimpanzees smashed the record for the mysterious British street artist on Thursday, fetching nearly £9.9 million pounds (12.1 ...

Banksy chimp MPs painting fetches $12m

Chagall's 'Fiddler' painted on tablecloth, say researchers

Marc Chagall, the 20th century French-Russian artist who delighted fans with his vividly coloured, whimsical works, did many of his paintings using the same nine pigments - and hardly ever used ...

Chagall's 'Fiddler' painted on tablecloth, say researchers

Indian, Bangladeshi artists' work displayed at AFD

Three local and five Indian artists are displaying their works at a group show which began Monday at Alliance Francaise de Dhaka's La Galerie in the capital.The Bangladeshi artists are Nurun Nahar ...

Indian, Bangladeshi artists' work displayed at AFD

SM Sultan’s 95th birth anniversary today

The 95th birth anniversary of renowned artist Sheikh Mohammed Sultan (SM Sultan) is being observed in a befitting manner on Saturday.The day is being observed in Sultan’s hometown Narail ...

SM Sultan’s 95th birth anniversary today
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