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    Painting found on Italian museum wall is stolen Klimt

    Agence France-Presse . Piacenza | Updated at 11:01pm on January 18, 2020

    A painting found stashed inside a wall at an Italian museum has been confirmed as the stolen ‘Portrait of a Lady’ by Austria’s Gustav Klimt, prosecutors said on Friday, two decades after the...

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    Disney drops ‘Fox’ name from 20th Century film studio

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 11:03pm on January 18, 2020

    Disney will rename 20th Century Fox to distance its legendary film studio from the assets of media tycoon Rupert Murdoch, US media reported Friday. The entertainment conglomerate last year acquired most...

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    An evening of visual treat at Chhayanaut

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:47pm on January 18, 2020

    Dance lovers were in for a treat at Chhaynaut Nritya Utsab 1426, which featured diverse classical dance forms performed by renowned and upcoming dancers, at Chhayanaut Shangskriti Bhaban...

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    Bangladesh Panorama Section features seven films

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:57pm on January 18, 2020

    The Bangladesh Panorama Section of 18th Dhaka International Film Festival, that aims to promote Bangladeshi filmmakers and their works, featured a total of seven films this year...

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    Ashtak Pala staged at Shilpakala

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:08am on January 18, 2020

    Artistes entertained the audience presenting traditional Ashtak Pala on Bangladesh Shilpakala  Academy premises on the 14th day of on-going Bangladesh Cultural Festival 2020 on Thursday...

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    Photos depict people, nature

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:09am on January 18, 2020

    Upcoming photographer Nujhat Purnata’s works displayed at Gallery-6, National Art Gallery of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy give visitors a glimpse into diverse topics including human relationship...

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    Dutch art sleuth finds rare stolen copy of Hafiz’s Divan

    Agence France-Presse . Amsterdam | Updated at 12:11am on January 18, 2020

    A stolen 15th-century book by the famed Persian poet Hafiz has been recovered by a Dutch art detective after an international ‘race against time’ that drew the alleged interest of Iran’s...

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    Louvre shut by pension strikes

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:14am on January 18, 2020

    The Louvre museum in Paris shut down Friday after striking workers blocked the entrance, management said, in the latest protest against plans to overhaul France’s pension system...