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World's Oldest Wooden Sculpture Shigir Idol is found Older than Great Pyramids of Giza
The Shigir Idol which was found in a peat bog by gold miners in 1890 is a relic known to be the oldest wooden sculpture that dates back to 12,500 years.  The human figures with eerie face scattered among the geometric patterns like zigzags, chev
The non-profit Sanctuary Nature Foundation, which publishes wildlife and photography magazine Sanctuary Asia, presented the Sanctuary Wildlife Photography Awards at a virtual ceremony on Saturday. The first prize went to photographer Pratik Uday Pradhan for capturing a crane fly on a thin twig in Matheran, a hill station near Mumbai. Photographers Sitaram Dinkar Raul and Mousam Ray shared the second prize. While Raul captured a fruit bat framed by a ring of leaves in Maharashtra’s Badlapur, Ray took a picture of a crimson sunbird in the petal of a banana...
In a perfect world, no one would ever have to worry about workplace injuries because there would never be any accidents or mistakes. Everything would go according to plan and every job would be risk-free. Unfortunately, we’re not living in a perfect world and workplace injuries are not uncommon. Your employer is legally responsible for your safety while you are on the job. Regardless of where you are, at the office or out on location, your employer has to take the necessary precautions to keep you safe. The necessary precautions are described in the...
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 World Photographic Cup was founded in the year 2103 by The Federation of European Photographers(FEP) and Professional Photographers of America(PPA).  Matechuk says it is an Olympic of the photographic cup as the concept ensures the best and top images from each country.  The pandemic locked down the people...
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...