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Tattoos still give Japan the needle as 2020 Tokyo Olympics loom | art and culture

Tattoos still give Japan the needle as 2020 Tokyo Olympics loom | art and culture

When Mana Izumi got her first tattoo at 18, she wasn’t trying to rebel or shatter any taboos — just copy Japanese pop diva Namie Amuro’s beach-bronze “surfer chick” look. In Japan, where tattoos have for centuries been demonised for their association with criminals, former porn star Izumi turns heads ...

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Watch: Here is how cookies become art

Watch: Here is how cookies become art

Home baker Sonali Philip creates art on cookies, deftly using colours, flavour and textures to create palm-sized bites of joy. Source link

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Tech to hold back time: the world of art conservation

Tech to hold back time: the world of art conservation

Who says you can’t look cool while giving a piece of history a longer lease of life? Museum and gallery visitors gaze at artefacts and rarely see work that goes on backstage. It’s a world where people and science come together to immortalise tangible heritage. Such institutes have deployed a ...

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Haryana’s Sohna gets an artsy, colourful makeover. See pics | art and culture

Haryana’s Sohna gets an artsy, colourful makeover. See pics | art and culture

Art should resonate with nuances of the city. And when artists from around the country got together as part of a month long Chitrayog art festival, they splashed the city popular for hot springs and mythological tales, with street art reflecting themes such as mythology, preservation. An image of Lord ...

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1947 best-picture Oscar sells for nearly $500,000 at auction | art and culture

1947 best-picture Oscar sells for nearly $500,000 at auction | art and culture

One Academy Award trophy sold for nearly $500,000 and the second for well over $200,000 in a rare auction of Oscars that ended Friday in Los Angeles. A best-picture Oscar for “Gentleman’s Agreement,” the 1947 film starring Gregory Peck that took on anti-Semitism, sold for $492,000. A best picture statuette ...

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The fifth edition of the Urdu festival, Jashn-e-Rekhta, is back in the Capital | art and culture

The fifth edition of the Urdu festival, Jashn-e-Rekhta, is back in the Capital | art and culture

Urdu is a language of love, emotions and beauty. Here’s a festival in the city that celebrates the language in all its glory. The fifth edition of Jashn-e-Rekhta, the annual Urdu festival, has a great line-up of artists, poets,writers, celebs and a lot more for the lover of Urdu. Sanjiv ...

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Classical piano soothes old elephants at Thai sanctuary | art and culture

Classical piano soothes old elephants at Thai sanctuary | art and culture

Lam Duan, a 65-year-old, blind Thai elephant is enjoying her lunch, listening to Silent Night being played on a piano. For eight years, pachyderms like Lam Duan – old, overworked and sometimes disabled – have been rehabilitated with music at Elephants World, a retirement sanctuary for the animals in the ...

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Stage is more symbolic, more figurative: Danish Husain | art and culture

Stage is more symbolic, more figurative: Danish Husain | art and culture

Danish Husain’s Guards At The Taj has been written by Rajiv Joseph and set in 1648’s India. This Sunday, Puneites will experience this play which has a blend of humour and fun. Danish says, “Though the play is set is 1648, the essence is universal. The story is about our ...

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Sonu Nigam and Hariharan come together for a fund raiser | art and culture

Sonu Nigam and Hariharan come together for a fund raiser | art and culture

Earlier this month Rehmatein was back with its sixth edition. The event saw Sonu Nigam and Hariharan headline it with an 18 piece orchestra set up. Organised by Sangeetam Charitable Trust and hosted by E-Bizz Entertainment Pvt Ltd at Shanmukhanand Hall, Sion Mumbai, the event saw a full house concert. ...

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Capital’s history to be on the internet as Delhi Archives to go online soon | art and culture

Capital’s history to be on the internet as Delhi Archives to go online soon | art and culture

Delhi has been built, destroyed and rebuilt several times in the course of its history. Naturally, it has a rich and very interesting past, too. Many pages of its history are in the custodianship of the Delhi Archives department, Delhi Government, which is taking them online in phases. Sanjay Garg, ...

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