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Sonal Singh (Image courtesy: Christie's India)

Profile: Sonal Singh's nuanced tryst with art, and its business with Christie's India

For Christies India Managing Director and art specialist Sonal Singh, collecting artefacts began at the age of four with a coin album and a stamp book. 

Published on 21st July 2019
1976 Harley Davidson FLH 1200 Electra Glide owned by Elvis Presley. (GWS Auctions via AP)

Elvis Presley's Harley Davidson and personal stretch limo are up for auction

Elvis Presley fans can take to the road in his personal stretch limousine, on his last motorcycle or in a pickup truck if they have the money, an auction house announced Wednesday.

Published on 13th July 2019
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The Museum of Living Textiles by Vimor documents ancient weaves, motifs and weaving techniques

Located in Austin town, it is spread across 1,300 square feet

Published on 19th July 2019
Astronaut Edwin E Aldrin Jr on the surface of the moon (Image: The MeT)

Apollo’s Muse: The Moon in the Age of Photography goes on show at The Met

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, The Metropolitan Museum of Art presents visual representations of the moon from the dawn of photography through the present.

Published on 15th July 2019
Special: The moon landing was a giant leap for movies too

Special: The moon landing was a giant leap for movies too

Space exploration was then an exciting possibility, but one far from realization. That July, the NASA's Ranger 7 sent back high-resolution photographs from the moon's surface.

Published on 13th July 2019
Kamal Amrohi, Josef Wirsching, Meena Kumari and assistant cameramen in Kashmir during filming of Dil Apna Preet aur Parai (1958)

Looking up to a golden era of cinema: Rahaab Allana on the show, Josef Wirsching and the Bombay Talkies

A full-length interview with Creative Collaborator Rahaab Allana on the exhibition, A Cinematic Imagination: Josef Wirsching and the Bombay Talkies, set to be held at Lalit Kala Akademi, Chennai.

Published on 10th July 2019
Technicians and researchers study Rembrandt's Night Watch masterpiece (AP Photo/Aleksandar Furtula)

High-tech imaging technology to throw new light on Rembrandt's iconic masterpiece, Night Watch

Researchers and restorers at Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum launched a months-long project Monday, using high-tech imaging technology to throw new light on Rembrandt van Rijn's iconic Night Watch.

Published on 8th July 2019
A painting by Leon Kossoff (Annely Juda Fine Art via AP)

British artist Leon Kossoff, master of moody, rough-edged post-war London paintings, dies at 92

British artist Leon Kossoff, who painted his home city of London in all its moody, rough-edged glory, has died. He was 92.

Published on 7th July 2019
NASA image: Astronaut Buzz Aldrin on the moon (Neil A. Armstrong/NASA via AP)

TV films, specials go over the moon with shows recounting historic 1969 moon landing

The 1969 moon landing turned an achievement seen only in the imagination and sci-fi movies into a most improbable television event, a live broadcast starring Neil Armstrong and a desolate landscape.

Published on 7th July 2019
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This chef is on a quest to trace the subtle nuances of Goan cookery from the colonial era

Chef Gracian de Souza introduces his unique blend of contemporary Goan-Portuguese cuisine at Fort Kochi

Published on 29th March 2019
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Macy's fireworks and more: American Independence Day filled with concerts, parades and politics

The Macy's fireworks show over the East River in New York City is said to be one of the biggest in the country.

Published on 4th July 2019
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Pankaj Tripathi meets '83 cricket team's manager PR Man Singh, actor gets emotional after listening to stories of the historic win

The actor flew down to Hyderabad and spent time with PR Man Singh and his family

Published on 4th July 2019
Jaya He Carnival Paaoolkhuna

Mumbai International Airport revives Maharashtra’s art, culture & cuisine in a contemporary carnival

The tastemakers from Jaya He Museum at Mumbai’s T2 are all set to enthral and entertain passengers, bringing to life the lesser known art, culture, and rich heritage from the state of Maharashtra.

Published on 4th July 2019
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New York-based artist Priyanka Tewari returns for her first show in Bengaluru at Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath

Five years after having her first Solo show in Bengaluru, Priyanka Tewari opens her new art exhibition on July 11th at Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath (Gallery1), Bengaluru. 

Published on 4th July 2019

David Bickerstaff's Van Gogh and Japan set to be screened at NCPA, Mumbai

The film explores Van Gogh's encounter with the Japanese artworks and how it influenced and affected his work

Published on 4th July 2019

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