#Art

Chandigarh, Jun 22 (PTI) Punjab government has introduced free testing and treatment of Hepatitis B in all government health institutions, Health Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu said on Tuesday.

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Studies suggest that music reduces stress and anxiety, and helps in providing better sleep. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • ‘Fete de la Musique’, which means ‘Music Festival’, was first celebrated in Paris in 1982
  • This day is celebrated to offer free music for enthusiasts and an opportunity to showcase their talents
  • Every year in Paris, ‘Fete de la Musique’ is celebrated with jam-packed streets

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The Card Players was one of the most acclaimed paintings. (Photo credit: Twitter/@TripImprover)

  • 'Leonardo da Vinci' was bought by the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia 
  • ‘Interchange’ currently is on loan at the Art Institute of Chicago
  • 'NO 6 - Violet Green And Red' was painted in 1951 and was purchased for $ 186 millionin

.Shanghai, China
The OCAT Shanghai gallery said that the exhibit has been withdrawn following social media backlash. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Pixabay)

  • An art gallery in Shanghai has removed a display ranking women from "prettiest to ugliest"
  • The exhibit has been withdrawn following social media backlash
  • The controversial artwork contained over 5,000 photos and recordings of women

.New York, NY, USA
"Springsteen on Broadway" will be on this month. (Photo Credit: AFP/File)

  • "Springsteen on Broadway" will admit only vaccinated audience members
  • The performance will runs June 26 through September 4
  • Tickets go on sale from Thursday

.New York, NY, USA
The Statue of Liberty is located in New York. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • The replice will be installed between July 1- July 5 on Ellis Island
  • It has been nicknamed 'Little Sister'
  • National Museum of Arts and Crafts in France has packed and loaded the statue

.Cornwall, NY, USA
The scripture was created by sculpture Joe Rush. (Photo Credit: Instagram/@joerushlondon)

  • A Mount Rushmore-like scripture has been erected using electronic waste in America's Cornwell
  • The e-waste mountain has been named Mount Recyclemore
  • The purpose is to higlight ill-effects of e-waste 

Mona Lisa is considered an archetypal masterpiece of the Italian Renaissance. (Photo Credits: Unsplash)

  • A replica of the Mona Lisa will go on sale this week in Paris
  • It is expected to raise up to 300,000 euros ($365,000)
  • The painting is known as the "Mona Lisa Hekking", named after Raymond Hekking

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Children in intensive care units (ICUs) benefited physiologically and emotionally after participating in a storytelling study (Photo Credit: Representational Image/ Unsplash)

  • Critically ill children benefited emotionally from listening to stories, as per a study
  • Through storytelling, the child can experience sensations that take them to another world
  • Storytelling is an intricate part of the human experience and we all have stories to tell

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Franz Kafka died in 1924.(Photo Credits: AFP)

  • An unpublished collection of letters, manuscripts and drawings by Franz Kafka are now available online 
  • Some 120 drawings and more than 200 letters to his friend Max Brod are among the archives now available for public viewing
  • The collection was recovered the documents after years of legal wrangling