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    Churchill painting from Onassis superyacht to auction in New York

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 04:14am on June 20, 2021

    A piece of art weaving together one of the great statesmen of the 20th century, an icon of the jet set and the world’s first...

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    Diana statue event may ‘break ice’ for princes: royal biographer

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 04:13am on June 20, 2021

    The unveiling of a new statue of Diana, princess of Wales, next month could help thaw frosty ties between her sons prince William and Prince...

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    Chinese gallery sorry for artwork ranking women’s looks

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 04:09am on June 20, 2021

    A state-backed art gallery in Shanghai apologised on Friday for promoting an artwork that ranked thousands of real-life women by appearance after a social media...

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    David Bowie painting from donation bin up for auction

    Agence France-Presse . Montreal | Updated at 11:24pm on June 18, 2021

    A painting by British pop icon David Bowie recently discovered at a Canadian store that resells donated goods had frantic bidders lining up Tuesday for...

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    Centuries-old shipwrecks found off Singapore

    Agence France-Presse . Singapore | Updated at 11:22pm on June 18, 2021

    Two centuries-old shipwrecks packed with ceramics and other artefacts have been found off Singapore in a rare discovery that will shed light on the city-state’s...

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    Bangabandhu Youth Art Competition begins

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:20pm on June 18, 2021

    Dhaka OIC Youth Capital 2020-21 Bangabandhu Youth Art Competition began on Thursday through an online inaugural ceremony. The month-long virtual exhibition is featuring 100 selected...

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    Live audience back in Milan fashion

    Agence France-Presse . Milan | Updated at 01:40pm on June 18, 2021

    Lights, camera, real live audiences – Milan fashion welcomes back actual people to its shows on Friday, a sign the industry is ready to start...

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    Young artists losing interest in painting: Kanak Chanpa

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 10:25pm on June 17, 2021

    Renowned female painter Kanak Chanpa Chakma said that the country’s younger generation artistes are gradually losing interest in painting due to lack of access to...

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    Bangabandhu Youth Art Competition begins tomorrow online

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:52pm on June 15, 2021

    Dhaka OIC Youth Capital 2020-21 ‘Bangabandhu Youth Art Competition’ will commence online from June 17. The month-long virtual exhibition will feature 100 selected works in...

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    Greek ‘neo-muralist’ draws on mythology to depict pandemic

    Agence France-Presse . Nicosia | Updated at 11:06pm on June 13, 2021

    An Athenian ‘neo-muralist’ is blending Greek mythology and Byzantine iconography with graffiti and street art to depict how the coronavirus has forced people the world...

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