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ICCR's art competition to help people across the world present their p...

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New Delhi/IBNS: At a time when social distancing has been declared significant in containing the spread of the deadly coronavirus, the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) has organised an online international art competition themed "United against CORONA- Express through Art"  in a bid to connect the people across the world.  
25th annual concert of Mentaid held in Kolkata
Kolkata/IBNS: The 25th annual concert of Mentaid was held at Madhusudan Mancha in the city last week.
KNMA and Lilavati Lalbhai Library organise a photography exhibition based on Madan Mahatta...
New Delhi/IBNS: Kiran Nadar Museum of Art in association with Ahmedabad-based Lilavati Lalbhai Library is holding a special exhibition titled  'Delhi Modern: The Architecture of Independence seen through the eyes of Madan Mahatta' until February 28.
How Indians are responding to their love for mother tongue? ShareChat has some metrics
Kolkata/IBNS: More than 30,000 UGC (user generated content) got created across 8 Indian languages with #MyMotherTongue #LoveMyLanguage ahead of the International Mother Language Day on Feb 21, according to social media platform ShareChat.
Ai Wei Wei sculpture celebrates pedal power, as Urban Forum continues in Abu Dhabi
New York/IBNS: “You can walk down to the sculpture,” said the guide, “or,” and he paused to pique interest, “you can use one of these new public bicycles and follow the bike lane.” He gestured enticingly at a row of brand new, green, semi-electric bicycles.
Bridging the gap between the artist and the public is one of the focus areas of Studio Art...
Kolkata/IBNS: Studio Artz, an inclusive centre for learning art in Kolkata, recently presented an art exhibition, which showcased a variety of themes in multiple media.
Jogen Chowdhury and Goutam Ghose to steer socio-cultural city NGO The Bengal
Kolkata/IBNS: Eminent painter Jogen Chowdhury has taken charge as the President of The Bengal, a socio-cultural organisation, along with ace filmmaker Goutam Ghose as the  Working President. Chowdhury stepped into the shoes of late litterateur Nabaneeta Dev Sen.
KNMA Delhi and STG Moscow present exhibition of contemporary Indian art in Russia
New Delhi/IBNS: Said to be the most extensive exhibition of Indian contemporary art to ever be presented, Extension.India, will open at the State Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow on June 17 and will be on view until September 6 2020.
111-ft long mural of Mahatma Gandhi unveiled at Metro Rail Bhawan
Kolkata/IBNS: An 111-foot-long mural of ‘Mahatma Gandhi’ along with icons representing the cultural heritage of Bengal was unveiled at the Metro Rail Bhavan recently by Metro Railway General Manager Manoj Joshi in the presence of senior officers and  staff.
Truth without any packaging, says Prosenjit about Lily Chakraborty's autobiography
Kolkata/IBNS: ‘Ami Lily, the autobiography of veteran Bengali actress Lily Chakraborty, Is the bare truth, sans any packaging, according to popular Bengali actor Prosenjit Chatterjee.
How Gaurav Bhatia led Sotheby’s debut auction in India with great success
Sotheby’s has been uniting collectors with world-class art work, since 1744. Expandingits operations from London to New York in 1955, it became the first international auction house to mark its presence across multiple countries.Known as one of the world's oldest auction houses, Sotheby’s boasts of an incredible global network of 80 offices in 40 countries.
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