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Apocalypse Now Final Cut (Chas Gerretsen/Nederlands Fotomuseum/Zoetrope Corp via AP)

The big interview: Francis Ford Coppola on his masterpiece Apocalypse Now, 40 years later

If filmmaking is a war, then Apocalypse Now was very nearly Francis Ford Coppola's Waterloo.

Published on 13th August 2019
MF Husain - That Obscure Object of Desire

DAG raises INR 2.79 crore in second fundraiser charity gala at Taj Palace, New Delhi

The results of DAG’s auction, held at a well-attended black-tie charity dinner hosted by the Taj Palace, New Delhi, on August 09, greatly exceeded the expectations and estimates. 

Published on 10th August 2019
RSVP8

In Place Of, a play about memory, violence and art

Graphic violence

Published on 8th August 2019
Medieval jousting brought up-to-date (Jim Holden/English Heritage via AP)

Jousting for Olympics? Video review technology, new rules seek to update medieval sport

Medieval is meeting modern as English Heritage tests video review technology for jousting.

Published on 31st July 2019
Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins and Edwin 'Buzz' Aldrin (AP Photo, File)

A story untold: When Hawaii greeted Apollo 11 astronauts on first stop back from the moon

Neil Armstrong, Edwin 'Buzz' Aldrin and Michael Collins' trip to the moon concluded with a stay in Hawaii.

Published on 29th July 2019
A view of Yamuna River (File Photo: IANS)

Home to three world heritage sites, pollution levels in Agra remain shocking

The air pollution level in the Taj Trapezium Zone continues to remain alarming, affecting both humans and stones.

Published on 23rd July 2019
Sheki Khan's Palace, Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan’s Centre of Sheki and the Khan’s Palace added to UNESCO World Heritage Site list

The historic city of Sheki, located at a short five-hour drive from the capital of Azerbaijan - Baku, has been added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List of cultural sites.

Published on 22nd July 2019
Vikram Paralkar

On a fever pitch: Vikram Paralkar compiles ‘imagined, surreal diseases’ in The Afflictions

A book of ‘imagined, surreal diseases’ in Renaissance-era Europe sits at the heart of Vikram Paralkar’s The Afflictions.

Published on 16th July 2019
File photo: Brazilian composer Joao Gilberto performs at Carnegie Hall, New York (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

'Go in peace, maestro': Brazilian bossa nova pioneer Joao Gilberto dies at 88

Joao Gilberto, a Brazilian singer, guitarist and songwriter considered one of the fathers of the bossa nova genre died on Saturday, his son said. He was 88.

Published on 7th July 2019
Fendi presents the Fall-Winter 2019-2020 collection The Dawn of Romanity (AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis)

Fendi stages ethereal tribute to Karl Lagerfeld at the Colosseum in ancient Rome

Fendi paid tribute Thursday to the late Karl Lagerfeld with an ethereal haute couture show overlooking the monumental Colosseum from atop Palatine Hill.

Published on 5th July 2019
A 3D printed recreation of the ancient Lion of Mosul (AP Photo/Natasha Livingstone)

In fight to preserve culture, 3D printing recreates ancient sculpture destroyed by ISIS

A figure of a roaring lion, about the size of a loaf of bread, is the latest step in the fight to preserve a culture from conflict.

Published on 3rd July 2019
Statue of Liberty Museum

Statue of Liberty Museum offers sweeping views of Lady Liberty, lower Manhattan and all of New York Harbour

The Statue of Liberty Museum on Liberty Island has been opened to the public following a ceremony presented by The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Inc. and the National Park Service. 

Published on 30th June 2019
Atlantis, The Palm

In a poetic vision: The complete celeb-style getaway at Atlantis, The Palm in Dubai

A couple of evenings of extreme pampering at the uber-luxurious Atlantis, The Palm in Dubai are sure to leave you acting like a poet, or an artist, or a real-life celebrity. 
 

Published on 22nd June 2019
Auction record broken for Bhupen Khakhar; Two Men in Benares sells for £2.54 million

Auction record broken for Bhupen Khakhar; Two Men in Benares sells for 2.54 million pounds

Sotheby’s sales of Modern & Contemporary South Asian Art totalled £7,459,000 ($9.5 million) in London today comfortably exceeding the pre-sale estimate of £4.1-5.8 million.

Published on 11th June 2019
Huma Mulji, Arabian Delight, 2008

Saffronart’s summer online auction to feature rare, unseen works by VS Gaitonde & FN Souza

Saffronart will conduct its annual Summer Online Auction on 12 – 13 June 2019, featuring 120 works by leading modern and contemporary artists.

Published on 3rd June 2019

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