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Visual Arts
Digging deep into human emotions, this dance production is a personal response to the turmoil of the times by prominent dancer-choreographer Aditi Mangaldas, who is known for expanding the vocabulary of the Indian classical dance form kathak.
BUDAPEST (Agence France-Presse) - A long-lost avant-garde painting has returned home to Hungary after nine decades thanks to a sharp-eyed art historian who spotted it being used as a prop in the Hollywood film Stuart Little.
ZURICH (REUTERS) - A Swiss museum published a list on Thursday of all the art found in the possession of Cornelius Gurlitt, a German recluse whose secret collection included masterpieces looted from their Jewish owners by the Nazis.
The November edition of the Affordable Art Fair ended on Sunday with noticeably less buzz and mixed reactions from gallerists and visitors, though organisers reported improved sales and visitorship.
PARIS (AFP) - Jeff Koons may be the highest-selling artist alive, but on his first day at art school he had a crushing realisation: he "knew nothing" about the world he was about to join.
BERLIN (REUTERS) - A 1914 watercolour by Adolf Hitler fetched €130,000 (S$209,000) at an auction in the Germen city of Nuremberg on Saturday, the auctioneers said.
The United Overseas Bank (UOB) Painting of the Year is the richest painting prize in Singapore, with a cash award of US$25,000. As a result, the 33-year-old prize attracts a lot of entries, media attention, and controversy.
American painter Georgia O'Keeffe rewrote the record books when her work commanded US$44.4 million at a Sotheby's auction on Thursday. Her previous personal best was US$6.2 million, set by Christie's in 2001.

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