Rock art discovery casts a light on lost society of ancient India

Rajapur: In the evening breeze on a stony hilltop a day's drive south of Mumbai, Sudhir Risbud tramped from one rock carving to another, pointing out the hull of a boat, birds, a shark, human figures and two life-size tigers. "They're male," he said with a smile, noting that the carver had taken pains to make the genitalia too obvious […]

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Art: Bec Juniper

Lives: Hamilton Hill, Perth. Age: 53. Represented by: Fox Galleries, Melbourne; Wagner Contemporary, Sydney; Linton & Kay, Perth. “Slow Walking Reverence (2019)” by Bec Juniper, mixed media on canvas, 90cm X 150cm. Her thing: Evocative, abstracted aerial landscapes of Western Australia. Our take: Bec Juniper is an artist who stands in the shadow of a more famous parent. Her father, Robert Juniper, […]

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Balkrishna Doshi: 'Architecture is a backdrop to life'

Pritzker Prize-winning pioneer of low-cost Indian housing Balkrishna Doshi reflects on what architecture means to him. Ahmedabad, India – Balkrishna Doshi, a 90-year-old architect, is the first Indian to win the Pritzker Prize, the highest accolade in architecture. The jury citation has lauded Doshi for architecture that “has created an equilibrium and peace among all the components – material and […]

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Don Nice, Painter of Pop Art and River Scenes, Dies at 86

Don Nice, who in a varied career was known for Pop Art, paintings inspired by the Hudson River and works that broke free of the traditional rectangular canvas, died on Monday in Cortlandt, N.Y. He was 86. His daughter, Leslie Heanue, confirmed the death but did not specify a cause. Mr. Nice began painting in the 1950s. At first he […]

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Rick Zamperin: ‘I don’t even have to play football,’ says Antonio Brown

As if the Antonio Brown situation wasn’t puzzling enough. Over the weekend, the All-Pro receiver made his first public comments about his frustrations with the Pittsburgh Steelers since the 2018 NFL season came to an end. In one-on-one interviews with ESPN and HBO, Brown dropped a couple of bombshell quotes that covered everything from his deteriorated relationship with quarterback Ben […]

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Collaborating in Their Artwork and in Life

Through the Years The couple, who live and work in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, were married before 90 guests Aug. 5, 2017 at the Spillian Mansion in the Catskills. “We throw huge parties with wrestlers on the roof, so we wanted this to be more intimate and not as outrageous,” Ms. Catron said. They each made their own wedding attire: Mr. Outlaw […]

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Separated Korean families remember their ancestors

In South Korea, families split between the two Koreas gather to remember relatives on the other side of the border and hope for the opportunity to reunite with loved ones. The Lunar New Year has arrived, a time when Koreans pay respects to their ancestors. But for families separated by the 1950s Korean War, it can be a time of […]

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Tracey Emin says she used her art to discuss rape before #MeToo

Tracey Emin says she used her art to discuss rape before #MeToo as she opens a new exhibition about her ‘soul destroying’ insomnia Tracey Emin told how she used art to discuss rape before the #MeToo movement The artist, 55, this week opens her first London exhibition in five years  A Fortnight Of Tears explores her ‘soul destroying’ battle with […]

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Florence Knoll Bassett, 101, Designer of the Modern American Office, Dies

Florence Knoll Bassett, a pioneering designer and entrepreneur who created the modern look and feel of America’s postwar corporate office with sleek furniture, artistic textiles and an uncluttered, free-flowing workplace environment, died on Friday in Coral Gables, Fla. She was 101. Her death was announced by David E. Bright, a spokesman for Knoll Inc., the company she and her husband […]

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Christian churches in sharp decline in South Korea

More than half the population of South Korea describe themselves as non-religious, an interesting statistic for a country that is among the world’s biggest exporters of missionaries. Christian churches in South Korea are embracing new techniques and technologies to try to attract more adherents. The reforms are coming into force at a time when South Koreans are moving away from […]

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