HONG KONG (Reuters) - As visitors sip champagne at Hong Kong's Art Basel event this week and take selfies with replicas of deceased leaders Fidel Castro and Mao Zedong, a more urgent issue is rumbling through dealers exhibiting – how big an impact China's ... Reuters, 1 month ago
Since the note ban was announced, auction houses, galleries and art fairs are witnessing lukewarm sales -- even with masters like Souza, Raza and Padamsee. Ritika Kochhar reports. IMAGE: At this year's India Art Fair in New Delhi. Art observers felt a muted reaction here, just as they did at the three art auctions held since November 2016, when the government demonetised high-value notes in a bid to flush out black money. Photograph: Courtesy India Art Fair/Facebook.com. The India Art Fair, ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
One hundred years ago, a man named Marcel Duchamp changed the course of art. All it took was a pseudonym, a urinal and a penchant for sticking it to the man. But mostly, the urinal. On April 9, 1917, the French-born Duchamp anonymously submitted an artwork ...Huffington Post, 2 weeks ago
In what may re-kindle history lovers' interest in studying Tulu Nadu, a vast library complex with 4,000 research materials has been newly added to Rani Abbakka Tulu AdhyayanaKendra and Tulu Baduku Vasthu Sangrahalaya at Bantwal. Prof Thukaram Poojary, who ...Deccan Herald, 4 weeks ago
It takes a lot of good business to be able to afford a megayacht. But owning one is very, very bad business, according to Aaron Simpson, founder and group chairman of the members-only concierge service Quintessentially. “It costs 10 percent of a yacht’s ...The Financial Chronicle, 1 month ago
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