Art en On Location Video: India's new art collectors <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <!--paging_filter--><p>India's rich indulge in a new way to spend their cash.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Rebecca Byerly </div> </div> </div> <p> At India&#39;s largest modern and contemporary art fair, first time buyers are on the rise.</p> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-copyright"> <div class="field-label">Copyright/Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> GlobalPost </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-lead-image"> <div class="field-label">Still Frame:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_lead_image" width="1024" height="683" alt="" src="" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publish-date"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2012:02:22 06:14</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="vid-wrapper"> <script type="text/javascript"> //not in site and viewNode("bb9d4a3fc102f", {player_profile:"_gp3_full", server_detection:true}); </script> </div> Art india On Location India Wed, 22 Feb 2012 11:14:00 +0000 Rebecca Byerly 5692755 at Italian museum burns works of art to protest budget cuts Antonio Manfredi, the museum's director, set fire to the first painting on Tuesday. He said, "Our 1,000 artworks are headed for destruction anyway because of the government's indifference."<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Art Italy Wed, 18 Apr 2012 16:39:35 +0000 Priyanka Boghani 5700877 at 'The Spear,' controversial Jacob Zuma painting, defaced in Jo'burg gallery (VIDEO) The incident was caught on camera by a local TV crew, whose footage shows a middle-aged white man painting a red cross over Zuma's face and a younger black man smearing the rest of Zuma's body with black paint.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Art Jacob Zuma World Leaders Culture & Lifestyle South Africa Tue, 22 May 2012 13:46:00 +0000 Jessica Phelan 5705118 at Jacob Zuma 'The Spear' painting case postponed indefinitely Hundreds of Zuma supporters gathered outside the court today, some holding posters that read: "President Zuma has a right to human dignity and privacy."<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Art Jacob Zuma Politics South Africa Thu, 24 May 2012 15:21:00 +0000 Erin Conway-Smith 5705451 at Jacob Zuma 'The Spear' painting removed in deal between ANC, Goodman Gallery The ANC led thousands of its supporters in a march to the art gallery to protest the painting.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Art Jacob Zuma Politics South Africa Wed, 30 May 2012 09:59:55 +0000 News Desk 5706119 at Greece: Austerity cuts threaten archaeologists, antiquities “Monuments have no voice. They must have yours."<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Art Greece IMF & World Bank Travel/Tourism Europe Culture & Lifestyle Tue, 12 Jun 2012 15:48:00 +0000 Amy Silverstein 5707629 at Must see: Air castles for adults (and kids too) <p>Alan Parkinson&rsquo;s &ldquo;luminaria&rdquo; sculpt air and light into objects of startling beauty.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Art Europe Culture & Lifestyle United Kingdom Sat, 07 Jul 2012 20:30:00 +0000 William Dowell 5710342 at South African President Jacob Zuma's genitals exposed in another painting (VIDEO) Artist Ayanda Mabulu said the painting is a "respectful" depiction of Zuma.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Art Jacob Zuma South Africa Tue, 28 Aug 2012 14:04:00 +0000 Erin Conway-Smith 5717407 at South African art heist: Thieves steal $2m worth of paintings from Pretoria Art Museum The robbers pretended to be art students, before holding the museum curator at gunpoint.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Art South Africa Mon, 12 Nov 2012 19:41:00 +0000 Erin Conway-Smith 5725695 at South African art heist: Police recover paintings stolen from Pretoria Art Museum Sandra Janse van Rensburg, a police spokeswoman, said the paintings were found under a bench in the cemetery yard of a Dutch Reformed Church.<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Art South Africa Tue, 13 Nov 2012 15:09:00 +0000 Erin Conway-Smith 5725808 at Overseas rich help Sotheby’s break sales record <p>Abstract expressionism is making a come back. Take that, Damien Hirst.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Art Entertainment Culture & Lifestyle Global Economy Thu, 15 Nov 2012 18:48:08 +0000 Robert Frank, CNBC 5726142 at The Brueghel Dynasty <p>TEL AVIV ― For anyone headed to Rome between Christmas and April, a lush, <a href="">eye-opening exhibit</a> of Brueghel awaits.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Art Travel/Tourism Culture & Lifestyle Israel and Palestine Italy Wed, 26 Dec 2012 11:26:00 +0000 Noga Tarnopolsky 5729950 at Famous painting by Delacroix defaced by "unstable" woman in France It's a French cultural travesty: the 1830 painting "Liberty Leading the People," which reportedly inspired New York City's French-made Statue of Liberty, was defaced on Thursday by an "unstable" 28-year-old woman. <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Art France Strange But True Europe Culture & Lifestyle Fri, 08 Feb 2013 12:07:28 +0000 Faine Greenwood 5749918 at Cuban art opens up to the world <p>HAVANA &mdash; In a tree-shaded neighborhood that was once home to wealthy Cubans, a stately sea-green mansion with tall Roman columns hides a trove of artistic surprises. The Villa Manuela Gallery reveals the stunning vibrancy of Cuba&rsquo;s contemporary art scene. In a country where people have struggled for decades with governmental restrictions on free expression, artists here exhibit a broader desire for a more open society.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Art Want to Know Culture & Lifestyle Cuba United States Sat, 15 Jun 2013 14:53:34 +0000 Anne Whiting 5848183 at Watch Chinese artist Li Hongbo's mind-blowing take on classical sculpture <p>Li Hongbo builds whimsical, strange, and beautiful sculptures by layering several thousand paper sheets - individually gluing each one to the next - until the stack is large enough to start shaping. Then he shaves, chisels, sands, and cuts. He&#39;s made amorphous blobs that stretch and twist, a large log that turns into a massively long worm, and many more things that are awesome.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Art Strange But True Culture & Lifestyle Mon, 03 Mar 2014 14:40:00 +0000 Timothy McGrath 6085421 at