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Watch: Don't miss the inspiring story of this Mumbai foot artist

Jul 18, 2016

Watch: Don't miss the inspiring story of this Mumbai foot artist

He was diagnosed with cerebral palsy at the age of six months. But, that didn't stop this talented man from following his dream of becoming an artist. #India #Mumbai #Disability #art #cerebral palsy #Persons with disability #Shareworthy #foot artist
Executed British spy's sketch auctioned in New York | Reuters

Jun 22, 2016

Executed British spy's sketch auctioned in New York | Reuters

NEW YORK A portrait sketched by British spy John Andre, who was executed for funnelling messages to Revolutionary War turncoat Benedict Arnold, sold for $47,500 on Tuesday, said the New York auction house that sold it. The pencil drawing on paper, dated sometime in 1776, portrays Abraham Cornelius Cuyler, mayor of Albany, New York, and his wife, Jannetje Jacobse Glen, who were strong British loyalists, Swann Auction Galleries spokeswoman Alexandra Nelson said. #Economy #Business #Europe #United Kingdom #art
With climate deal, activists seeks land rights for native people | Reuters

Apr 22, 2016

With climate deal, activists seeks land rights for native people | Reuters

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - With world leaders converging in New York to sign a landmark climate deal, activists along with actor Alec Baldwin called on Thursday for a halt to deforestation, a contributor to global warming, by giving indigenous people rights to their land. #Business #Middle East #markets #United Kingdom #art
Whose art is it anyway? Austrian museum to return two Egon Schiele works to Jewish heiress

Apr 07, 2016

Whose art is it anyway? Austrian museum to return two Egon Schiele works to Jewish heiress

Vienna's famous Leopold Museum on Thursday settled a long-running feud over five Nazi-plundered drawings by Austrian painter Egon Schiele with the descendants of the works' Jewish former owner. #art #Austria #Leopold museum #Nazis #Shareworthy #Maria Altmann #Gustav Klimt #Egon Schiele #Austrian government
Tiny treasures: 17th-19th Century Indian miniatures part of Bonhams' auction

Apr 02, 2016

Tiny treasures: 17th-19th Century Indian miniatures part of Bonhams' auction

The highlights of Bonhams' auction include 50 miniatures encapsulating a broad range of Indian painting from 17th to 19th century #Auction #art #Mecca #Bonhams #Quran #Ottoman Empire #Medina #FWeekend #miniatures #Islamic and Indian Art #Evelyn and Peter Kraus #Minai Pottery #Firdausi's Shahnama
Protests over Venkatappa Art Gallery may sully culture, and a revered institution, in Karnataka

Mar 23, 2016

Protests over Venkatappa Art Gallery may sully culture, and a revered institution, in Karnataka

The Karnataka state government’s ‘Adopt a Destination’ scheme involving the corporate sector in 46 of the state’s 319 tourist attraction spots, has run into rough weather. One of the MOUs signed, for the Venkatappa Art Gallery (VAG), has raised the hackles of a section of the artist community to the extent that they have been on a war path for the past several days. #ConnectTheDots #Karnataka #Bengaluru #art #Public-private partnership #MoU #Government of Karnataka #art gallery #Cubbon Park #Venkatappa Art Gallery #Department of Tourism #Department of Archeology #Museums and Heritage