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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Pocket history: Why dresses hardly ever have pocketsHilary Harper. Photo: Hanging pockets could be quite elaborate, even though th
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted an hour ago
Hilary Harper. Photo: Hanging pockets could be quite elaborate, even though they were usually hidden. (Supplied: National Gallery of Victoria) These pockets weren't sewn into clothes but instead were attached to a cord which was tied... Read more
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Canberra Times
National Gallery of Australia slashed 24 jobs after federal budget cutsThe National Gallery of Australia acquired less art, slashed 24 jobs but attrac
Canberra Times / Posted 3 hours ago
The National Gallery of Australia acquired less art, slashed 24 jobs but attracted more visitors last year as budget cuts forced it into a painful restructure. The gallery's staff turnover rate more than doubled to 23 per cent as it cut staffing to... Read more
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The Age
National Gallery of Australia slashed 24 jobs after federal budget cutsThe National Gallery of Australia acquired less art, slashed 24 jobs but attrac
The Age / Posted 8 hours ago
The National Gallery of Australia acquired less art, slashed 24 jobs but attracted more visitors last year as budget cuts forced it into a painful restructure. The gallery's staff turnover rate more than doubled to 23 per cent as it cut staffing to... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
National Gallery of Australia slashed 24 jobs after federal budget cutsThe National Gallery of Australia acquired less art, slashed 24 jobs but attrac
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 8 hours ago
The National Gallery of Australia acquired less art, slashed 24 jobs but attracted more visitors last year as budget cuts forced it into a painful restructure. The gallery's staff turnover rate more than doubled to 23 per cent as it cut staffing to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Chiurai Exhibition Comes to the GalleryThe National Gallery of Zimbabwe, home of the most comprehensive collection of
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 hours ago
The National Gallery of Zimbabwe, home of the most comprehensive collection of Zimbabwean art, will host a solo exhibition, entitled We Need New Names by Kudzanai Chiurai next month. An internationally-acclaimed young artist, Chiurai was the first... Read more
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Mumbrella
QMS unveils first roadside digital billboards in Canberraour clients with premium digital media assets in key outdoor markets extend to
Mumbrella / Posted 18 hours ago
our clients with premium digital media assets in key outdoor markets extend to the nation’s Capital.” Inaugural advertisers on ‘The Capitals’ include Domain, Dan Murphy’s, Uber, Ford, McDonalds and the National Gallery of Australia. Sour... Read more
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CBC.ca
Art of painting's brush with death greatly exaggerated, say contest jurorsearly stages of their careers. The final 15 works, including two from the Gati
CBC.ca / Posted yesterday
early stages of their careers. The final 15 works, including two from the Gatineau region, are hanging on the walls of the National Gallery, where a group of jury members have assembled to name the winners on Tuesday. Cindy Ji Hye Kim's Conspiracy... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
81 famous faces we've said goodbye to in 20171st Earl of Snowdon, born Anthony Armstrong-Jones, was a photographer of the fi
EveningTimes Online / Posted yesterday
1st Earl of Snowdon, born Anthony Armstrong-Jones, was a photographer of the first rank with more than 100 portraits in the National Gallery, an artistic advisor to magazines and galleries, film-maker, campaigner for the disabled and a gifted... Read more
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heraldscotland
81 famous faces we've said goodbye to in 20171st Earl of Snowdon, born Anthony Armstrong-Jones, was a photographer of the fi
heraldscotland / Posted yesterday
1st Earl of Snowdon, born Anthony Armstrong-Jones, was a photographer of the first rank with more than 100 portraits in the National Gallery, an artistic advisor to magazines and galleries, film-maker, campaigner for the disabled and a gifted... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
My Edinburgh: our resident expert's favourite placesLeith past St Bernard’s Well (if you’re lucky the 1789 pump room will be open)
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
Leith past St Bernard’s Well (if you’re lucky the 1789 pump room will be open) through pretty Dean Village to the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art (nationalgalleries.org). In the evening I’d head to the Usher Hall (www.usherhall.co.uk) for... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The best hotels on Princes Street, Edinburghshopping thoroughfare, including the top places to stay for stylish interiors,
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
shopping thoroughfare, including the top places to stay for stylish interiors, luxurious rooms, sumptuous spas, Michelin-starred restaurants and great afternoon teas, near Edinburgh Castle, Waverley station, the National Gallery, and the Ol... Read more
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metro
13 free or cheap activities to do with the kids in London this half termfree for children and two adults Explore the Gallery’s trees and draw, make, a
metro / Posted yesterday
free for children and two adults Explore the Gallery’s trees and draw, make, and build your own leafy artwork. Where: National Gallery, WC2N Discover bears with amazing stories in the collection, create your own soft toys, share your memories... Read more
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Perth Now
Glamour getting fashion lovers in the DiorMORE than 150,000 people have flocked to the National Gallery of Victoria’s Hou
Perth Now / Posted yesterday
MORE than 150,000 people have flocked to the National Gallery of Victoria’s House of Dior: Seventy Years of Haute Couture exhibition, with the stylish showcase poised to smash attendance records. The exhibition, which has more than 140 garments from... Read more
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B&T
QMS Delivers First (And Only) Roadside Digital Billboards In Canberraoutdoor advertising. Inaugural advertisers on ‘The Capitals’ include Domain, D
B&T / Posted yesterday
outdoor advertising. Inaugural advertisers on ‘The Capitals’ include Domain, Dan Murphy’s, Uber, Ford, McDonalds and the National Gallery of Australia. QMS chief executive Barclay Nettlefold said: “We are thrilled to be the pioneers of landmark... Read more
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CBS News
The genius of Leonardo da Vincithe mind." Only one Leonardo painting is in the collection of an American muse
CBS News / Posted 2 days ago
the mind." Only one Leonardo painting is in the collection of an American museum: a portrait of Ginevra de' Benci at the National Gallery of Art in Washington. Dr. LaPook asked, "How did it help change Renaissance painting?" "Up until then,... Read more
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dna
Seven decades of Sakti Burmanbe showcased in a special exhibition In the Presence of Another Sky: Sakti Burm
dna / Posted 2 days ago
be showcased in a special exhibition In the Presence of Another Sky: Sakti Burman, A Retrospective which opens at Mumbai's National Gallery of Modern Art this week. The exhibition is a collaboration between NGMA, the Union Ministry of Culture and... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Glamour getting fashion lovers in the DiorMORE than 150,000 people have flocked to the National Gallery of Victoria’s Hou
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 2 days ago
MORE than 150,000 people have flocked to the National Gallery of Victoria’s House of Dior: Seventy Years of Haute Couture exhibition, with the stylish showcase poised to smash attendance records. The exhibition, which has more than 140 garments from... Read more
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Herald Sun
Glamour getting fashion lovers in the DiorMORE than 150,000 people have flocked to the National Gallery of Victoria’s Hou
Herald Sun / Posted 2 days ago
MORE than 150,000 people have flocked to the National Gallery of Victoria’s House of Dior: Seventy Years of Haute Couture exhibition, with the stylish showcase poised to smash attendance records. The exhibition, which has more than 140 garments from... Read more
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News.com.au
Glamour getting fashion lovers in the Diorto visit the Dior exhibition. Picture: David Caird Source:News Limited MORE t
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
to visit the Dior exhibition. Picture: David Caird Source:News Limited MORE than 150,000 people have flocked to the National Gallery of Victoria’s House of Dior: Seventy Years of Haute Couture exhibition, with the stylish showcase poised to... Read more
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The Irish Times
'It was conceived as a gigantic hobby': Lochlann Quinn on 20 years of the Merrion Hotelbuyer,” Parsons wrote in July. “It’s not a bad painting,” is the verdict from
The Irish Times / Posted 3 days ago
buyer,” Parsons wrote in July. “It’s not a bad painting,” is the verdict from Quinn, who is a former chairman of the National Gallery of Ireland and one of its major benefactors. “The problem is now whenever you get something, you have to get... Read more
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The Irish Times
More the Merrion: Behind the scenes at landmark hotelbuyer,” Parsons wrote in July. “It’s not a bad painting,” is the verdict from
The Irish Times / Posted 3 days ago
buyer,” Parsons wrote in July. “It’s not a bad painting,” is the verdict from Quinn, who is a former chairman of the National Gallery of Ireland and one of its major benefactors. “The problem is now whenever you get something, you have to get... Read more
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The Irish Times
More the Merrion: Behind the scenes at a Dublin landmark hotelbuyer,” Parsons wrote in July. “It’s not a bad painting,” is the verdict from
The Irish Times / Posted 3 days ago
buyer,” Parsons wrote in July. “It’s not a bad painting,” is the verdict from Quinn, who is a former chairman of the National Gallery of Ireland and one of its major benefactors. “The problem is now whenever you get something, you have to get... Read more
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Canberra Times
How Tasmanian designer Brodie Neill was inspired by ocean wastewas a blue circular table called Gyro, commissioned for the London Design Bienn
Canberra Times / Posted 4 days ago
was a blue circular table called Gyro, commissioned for the London Design Biennale 2016. The table is now part of the National Gallery of Victoria's permanent collection and is due to go on show again as part of the NGV Triennial in... Read more
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DW
The unwilling superstar: German painter Gerhard Richter on show in Australia |the triumph of 2011's "Panorama" retrospective at London's Tate Modern, which w
DW / Posted 4 days ago
the triumph of 2011's "Panorama" retrospective at London's Tate Modern, which would later travel on to Berlin's New National Gallery and the Centre Pompidou in Paris. Richter hit global headlines in 2015 when he overnight emerged as the... Read more
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The Age
How Tasmanian designer Brodie Neill was inspired by ocean wastewas a blue circular table called Gyro, commissioned for the London Design Bienn
The Age / Posted 4 days ago
was a blue circular table called Gyro, commissioned for the London Design Biennale 2016. The table is now part of the National Gallery of Victoria's permanent collection and is due to go on show again as part of the NGV Triennial in... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
How Tasmanian designer Brodie Neill was inspired by ocean wastewas a blue circular table called Gyro, commissioned for the London Design Bienn
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 days ago
was a blue circular table called Gyro, commissioned for the London Design Biennale 2016. The table is now part of the National Gallery of Victoria's permanent collection and is due to go on show again as part of the NGV Triennial in... Read more
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Boston Globe
When a museum really gets the hang of itof its Dutch Golden Age galleries. Robert Motherwell’s “Reconciliation Elegy” d
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
of its Dutch Golden Age galleries. Robert Motherwell’s “Reconciliation Elegy” dominates the atrium in the East Wing of the National Gallery, in Washington. A where doesn’t have to be that dramatic or prominent to enhance the impression a piece of... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
5 ways the Esplanade has made an impact on Singapore’s arts sceneart sprouting up at the oddest places. And while the Esplanade won’t give the S
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
art sprouting up at the oddest places. And while the Esplanade won’t give the Singapore Art Museum, Gillman Barracks or the National Gallery a run for their money, it’s yet another venue for artists of all sorts. Sometimes, it can be ahead of the... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Rare Leonardo painting to stop in San Francisco before $100 million auctionspent six years having the work cleaned and studied. It was unveiled as a work
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
spent six years having the work cleaned and studied. It was unveiled as a work by the master in a 2011 exhibition at the National Gallery, London. The picture was sold for $80 million in 2013 and promptly resold for $127.5 million to a Russian... Read more
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Wakefield Today
Travel: Why you should pay Helsinki a visit...everything you’d expect from local delicacies to trinkets and souvenirs – just
Wakefield Today / Posted 5 days ago
everything you’d expect from local delicacies to trinkets and souvenirs – just watch out for the seagulls. The Finnish National Gallery has become a major landmark in its own right with its spectacular contemporary design by architect Steven... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Arts Previewcomprehensive ever made about the Impressionists, follows the exhibit as it tra
Rutland Herald / Posted 5 days ago
comprehensive ever made about the Impressionists, follows the exhibit as it traveled from the Musee d’Orsay Paris to the National Gallery, London and on to the Philadelphia Museum of Art. James Bond’s ‘Spectre’ LUDLOW – FOLA’s (Friends of... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
‘After 15 years, we have a good track record’: Esplanade’s Benson Puahmusical fare that were once only caught at the Esplanade. Even non-performing
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
musical fare that were once only caught at the Esplanade. Even non-performing arts venues such as the National Museum and National Gallery have been churning out big events popular with the masses. As for The Durian’s iconic spiky look? It doesn’t... Read more
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The Irish Times
Government’s culture strategy all spin and no substanceThe winter sun streamed through the tall windows of the refurbished Shaw Room i
The Irish Times / Posted 5 days ago
The winter sun streamed through the tall windows of the refurbished Shaw Room in the National Gallery last December as theatre directors, film-makers, board members of museums and libraries, and other movers and shakers in the Irish arts world milled... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Last privately-owned Da Vinci painting could face up to $100 mn at New York auctionmeasures 45x65 cm -- was last sold to an unnamed European collector following a
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 6 days ago
measures 45x65 cm -- was last sold to an unnamed European collector following a historic Da Vinci exhibition at London’s National Gallery in 2011-12. Mining a common theme, next month’s auction will begin with the sale of the massive Sixty Last... Read more
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Canberra Times
Hyper Real at NGA: Marc Quinn's frozen head of his own bloodglass case, it's own little refrigeration unit like some bizarre cryogenic expe
Canberra Times / Posted 6 days ago
glass case, it's own little refrigeration unit like some bizarre cryogenic experiment. Quinn is in Canberra to deliver the National Gallery of Australia's birthday lecture on October 12, ahead of the opening of Hyper Real, where Self (2011) will be... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Da Vinci portrait of Christ expected to fetch $100m at auctionauthenticated as Da Vinci’s more-than 500-year-old masterpiece, which culminate
Eye Witness News / Posted 6 days ago
authenticated as Da Vinci’s more-than 500-year-old masterpiece, which culminated in a high-profile exhibition at London’s National Gallery in 2011. The auction house did not identify the seller, a European private collector who acquired the work... Read more
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The Age
Hyper Real at NGA: Marc Quinn's frozen head of his own bloodglass case, it's own little refrigeration unit like some bizarre cryogenic expe
The Age / Posted 6 days ago
glass case, it's own little refrigeration unit like some bizarre cryogenic experiment. Quinn is in Canberra to deliver the National Gallery of Australia's birthday lecture on October 12, ahead of the opening of Hyper Real, where Self (2011) will be... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Hyper Real at NGA: Marc Quinn's frozen head of his own bloodglass case, it's own little refrigeration unit like some bizarre cryogenic expe
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 6 days ago
glass case, it's own little refrigeration unit like some bizarre cryogenic experiment. Quinn is in Canberra to deliver the National Gallery of Australia's birthday lecture on October 12, ahead of the opening of Hyper Real, where Self (2011) will be... Read more
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Newsmax
Leonardo da Vinci's 'Salvator Mundi' Going Up for Auctionauthenticated as da Vinci's more-than 500-year-old masterpiece, which culminate
Newsmax / Posted 6 days ago
authenticated as da Vinci's more-than 500-year-old masterpiece, which culminated in a high-profile exhibition at London's National Gallery in 2011. The auction house did not identify the seller, a European private collector who acquired the work... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Last privately-owned Da Vinci to go on sale for $100Mcm (26×18 inches) — was last sold to an unnamed European collector following a
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 days ago
cm (26×18 inches) — was last sold to an unnamed European collector following a historic Da Vinci exhibition at London’s National Gallery in 2011-12. Mining a common theme, next month’s auction will begin with the sale of the massive “Sixty Last... Read more
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New York Post
Da Vinci’s ‘male Mona Lisa’ expected to sell for $100Mfollowed by a six-year endeavor to authenticate it as the last work of the Rena
New York Post / Posted 7 days ago
followed by a six-year endeavor to authenticate it as the last work of the Renaissance master and it was unveiled at the National Gallery in London in 2011. “The Salvator Mundi is the Holy Grail of Old Masters painting,” said Alan Wintermute,... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Do you ever look at the frames around the masterpieces?thought to have appeared during the Renaissance — serving as a visual border an
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 7 days ago
thought to have appeared during the Renaissance — serving as a visual border and a physical shield for the painting. The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) is home to all sorts of frames — from the elegant 17th Century Dutch box frames, which... Read more
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The Christian Post
Da Vinci Painting of Jesus Christ Expected to Sell for $100Mauthenticated as da Vinci's more-than 500-year-old masterpiece, which culminate
The Christian Post / Posted 7 days ago
authenticated as da Vinci's more-than 500-year-old masterpiece, which culminated in a high-profile exhibition at London's National Gallery in 2011. The auction house did not identify the seller, a European private collector who acquired the work... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Da Vinci portrait of Christ expected to fetch US$100 million at auctionauthenticated as da Vinci's more-than 500-year-old masterpiece, which culminate
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
authenticated as da Vinci's more-than 500-year-old masterpiece, which culminated in a high-profile exhibition at London's National Gallery in 2011. The auction house did not identify the seller, a European private collector who acquired the work... Read more
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express
National Gallery Gainsborough contains ‘secret penises’ – can you spot them?! THIS Gainsborough masterpiece contains a series of rude phallic symbols the a
express / Posted 7 days ago
THIS Gainsborough masterpiece contains a series of rude phallic symbols the artist included to ridicule the subjects, an expert has claimed. A 'secret penis' in the... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Historic 'masterpiece' believed to be littered with subtle, secret rude imagesnever engraved, and was put away out of the public gaze until the 20th century
Daily Mirror / Posted 7 days ago
never engraved, and was put away out of the public gaze until the 20th century when all involved were long dead and whatever controversy there was forgotten." The painting is currently hanging at the National Gallery, where it's lived since the '6... Read more
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Daily Mail
Thomas Gainsborough's secret phallic symbolsthe Andrews Family of Sudbury The painting had remained with the Andrews famil
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
the Andrews Family of Sudbury The painting had remained with the Andrews family until the 1960s when it was sold to the National Gallery. The new interpretation of the painting, which disappeared from view for almost 200 years, has been... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Gainsborough masterpiece contains phallic symbols in work of secret revenge, expert claimsAccording to the National Gallery, it is a Gainsborough masterpiece celebrating
Daily Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
According to the National Gallery, it is a Gainsborough masterpiece celebrating a marriage, starring a fashionable young couple and an unfinished spot on the bride’s lap for a future child to be painted in. That description, according to an art... Read more
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dna
The not-so-common-side of RK Laxmanoften provide a peep into the creator's mind. This is why the efforts of the In
dna / Posted 8 days ago
often provide a peep into the creator's mind. This is why the efforts of the Indian Institute of Cartoonists and the National Gallery of Modern Art, Bengaluru, are laudatory for their recent exhibition The Unpublished Works by RK Laxman. As... Read more
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dna
The Parekhs: Man, woman and their canvassesat their concurrently running retrospectives in the capital (Manu Parekh: 60 ye
dna / Posted 8 days ago
at their concurrently running retrospectives in the capital (Manu Parekh: 60 years of Selected Works was on show at the National Gallery of Modern Art from mid-August to last Sunday, while Madhvi Parekh: The Curious Seeker, opened on September... Read more
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