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Photographer Jacquie Matechuk Represents Canada at the 2021 World Photographic Cup
Jacquie Matechuk is representing Canada in the 2021 World Photographic Cup, a prestigious photography award in which photographers from 38 to 40 countries participate.  To unite photographers with a spirit of friendship and co-operation the Worl
Meet Pigcasso - The Artistic Pig earns millions of dollars for her paintings
If you’re a keen social media user, you might have come across numerous viral videos of elephants and other animals trying to paint and being creative, but did you hear that pig was doing painting. Yes, meet Pigcasso, the world’s first artistic pig. Pigcasso - the painting pig was once saved from a slaughterhouse when she was a piglet in 2016 and brought to an animal sanctuary in Franschhoek, in South Africa’s Western Cape region.  Joanne Lefson, the sanctuary’s owner said that Pigcasso’s painting began as a way of keeping her...
NFT Artwork by Humanoid Robot Sophia - Sells at auction for nearly $700000
It’s fascinating to see this new creation!! Sophia the robot has worn several hats five years since she was activated by the Hong Kong-based Hanson Robotics. And having already established herself as an activist, a musician, and a fashionista, the humanoid robot is now a digital artist looking to cash into the internet's latest hysteria: NFT. Reuters reported that each of Sophia’s artwork will be linked to an NFT and will be up for auction early Wednesday (4.30 AM IST) on the digital art marketplace Nifty Gateway. This will be the...
More than 400 entries came from around the world for Audubon Community Nature Center’s 2020 Nature Photography Contest. Twelve countries plus 41 U.S. states and Puerto Rico were represented. Winners and finalists are from India, Saudi Arabia, Chile, northern Ohio, northwestern Pennsylvania, and Western New York. Photographs from the following categories were accepted: Wildlife Portraits (any wild animal; no photos of animals in captivity, such as pets, zoos, or rehab animals) Macro Abstracts (anything that is natural/wild such as flowers, insects, leaves,...
Indian Art gallery G exhibiting the original paintings of Legend Raja Ravi Varma
The original artworks of masters like Raja Ravi Varma, C Raja Raja Varma, Abanindranath Tagore, Nandalal Bose, Jamini Roy and Binod Behari Mukherjee are being showcased by the Sandeep and Gitanjali Maini Foundation at their gallery in Bengaluru. The exhibition titled The Masters & The Modern, An Amalgamation of Old and New World Classics features unique paintings that were bought by private collectors and never presented before anywhere. Interestingly, these artworks have been insured by the foundation because they are of high value and safeguarded...
Indian Artist Vignesh Rajs Thirukkural based painting won a Tamilnadu State Award
Vignesh Raj said art is a way of life; he can’t describe the thrill when he finish an art and see his hard work come to him. This Coimbatore based artist was the only one from his city to have recently won a state award issued by the International Institute of Tamil Studies, for his untitled painting based on the Thirukkural. Out of 465 entries, only 15 were selected. He honourably shares this victory with the artists like M Raja and Jemenne selva. Now the winning paintings are exhibited at the gallery of the International Institute of Tamil studies in...
Banksy’s Painting Sold for 14 M Euros for Covid-19 health workers
A Banksy painting depicting a young boy playing with a superhero nurse doll has raised more than £16m for an NHS charity after being sold at auction. Christie's said the hammer price of £14.4m for the 1m (3ft) x 1m work was a "world auction record" for a Banksy. Including a buyer's premium, the purchaser paid £16.8m. Christie's said it would be donating "a significant portion" of its premium, meaning a total of "more than £16m" would go to Southampton Hospitals Charity. [addimg=6907] The work by...
Top 10 Online Web design Softwares and Tools for Designers
The increase in drag-and-drop, and no-code movement in the web design field today offers the best all-in-one, flexible design for designers, developers, and small business owners. It allows them to be the jack-of-various-trades by wearing all the hats. The best software for web design is to build compatible websites. It comes with a visual interface allowing drag-and-drop text, links, and images. The web design tools are for advanced text editors, programmers, and to build a website. The elements become easier to build a website. Additional tools focus on the...
North Korean oil painting exhibition meets with Chinese people despite the closed borders due to Covid-19
An exhibition of North Korean portrait and landscape oil paintings has been displayed at the Shanxi Art Museum in the North since Chinese people are purchasing them as investments. More than 300 oil paintings from three generations of North Korean painters are on display at the exhibition. Gu Xinxia, the curator of the exhibition, recommended the works of Kim Chang-sung. Kim's paintings reflect a milestone in the nationalization of North Korean oil paintings, Gu said. Kim's landscape painting at the exhibition features the natural scenery of North Korea...
The last of the living artists of comic book CHANDAMAMA, Shri KC SIVASANKAR, breathed his last on 29th September 2020, in Chennai. He was 97. Karatholuvu Chandrasekaran Sivasankaran (otherwise called KC Sivasankaran, Artist Sankar), (19 July 1924 – 29 September 2020) was an Indian craftsman who principally added to the Indian Language magazine, Chandamama (otherwise called Ambulimama). Sankar was the craftsman behind the mark painting of the Vikram and Vetala arrangement, included in Chandamama. He was the last enduring individual from the first Chandamama...
Worlds largest canvas painting Journey of Humanity sells for $62million in Dubai
An artwork created from the world's largest canvas painting has sold for $62 million in Dubai, the second most expensive painting sold at auction by a living artist. The original painting, "The Journey of Humanity" by British artist Sacha Jafri, holds the Guinness World Record for the largest art canvas. This massive artwork was created by him to raise money for children affected by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Painted on one large canvas on the ballroom floor of the Atlantis hotel in Dubai over seven months of the coronavirus pandemic, the canvas...
20 Colourful Building Photos from 500px Photography Contest
500px is a photography community where you can get immediate exposure with your first upload, connect and share your photos with the world. This site conducted a quest to find the colourful buildings photography and announced the winner too. Italy, Greece, Japan, Cape Town, Denmark and the world has plenty of colourful cities for photographers to play with. Whether it’s a street with every colour of the rainbow or an entire monochrome skyscraper, for this Quest it's all about architecture with COLOR. Here we have listed the winning photo and...
The 10 Expensive Jean Michel Basquait Scribble Artworks sold at auction
Graffiti artist Jean-Michel Basquiat is regarded as one of the world’s most successful street artists, and one of the most successful African-American artists. His career spanned barely 10 years but Jean-Michel Basquiat remains one of the most influential and important contemporary artists today. His street art-style paintings can fetch up to nine-figure sums and his collectors include Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa and actors Leonardo DiCaprio and Johnny Depp. Here, we list Basquiat’s top-sold paintings at auction. 1.Untitled...
Top 20 Shortlisted Photos of the National Parks Photography Competition
Among 3000 entries, the top 20 stunning photographs were selected as winners of the first-ever annual Nature's Best Photography National Parks Photo competition. Canadian photographer, Thomas Vijayan's incredible action shot of two grizzly bear siblings having a friendly fight at the Katmai National Park and Preserve, Alaska made the final 20 top images. One image taken by photographer, Brian Wright of San Diego, California, showed the star trails over the Chesler Park Hiking Trail, Canyonlands National Park, Utah. To know full details about the...
Best Award Winning Photos from Nokia Photography of the year 2020 Contest
The Australian photography contest is in its eighth year now, the largest of its kind for amateur photographers in Australasia and for 2020 had a prize pool valued at more than $30,000. The overall winner of the Photographer of the year 2020 presented by Nokia was the Victorian photographer, Julie Thomas. Her series Camouflage was captured during Victoria’s extended coronavirus lockdown, and depicts her 12-year-old daughter Madi in a series of elaborate and beautifully constructed portraits. Thomas takes home a prize pack valued at more than...
Onam saree is known as Kasavu saree. The whole saree is beige or white in color with a gold border. A traditional kasavu onam saree is hand woven from cotton. Nowadays other material onam sarees are woven from tissue silk, tussar silk, crepe are some of the favorites. It's not restricted to just plain beige sarees anymore, womenfolk use different color mural painting sarees to keep with the current trends. Kerala mural sarees are usually hand painted by artists. First a drawing is etched on the saree and fabric acrylic colors are used for giving colors to the...