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US: Liberal arts professor fired for showing Muhammad paintings, President of varsity says respect for Muslim feelings should supersede academic freedom

A female Professor was reportedly fired for showing the picture of Prophet Muhammad to her students during a global art history class at Hamline University in Minnesota in the United States.

Not aware of Raja Ravi Varma’s Menaka-Shakuntala painting misused as lesbian couple by adult toy store, says Raja Ravi Varma Foundation

In a reply to OpIndia, Raja Ravi Varma Foundation denied knowledge of painting 'Menaka Shakuntala' being used to sell adult toys.

MF Husain and his reasons for painting Hindu Gods and Goddesses naked: A perverse Islamist under the veneer of ‘maverick’ artist

MF Husain was a quintessential 'secular, liberal' Islamist, for whom secularism began and ended only at the Hindu religion.

Paris: Suspected climate change activist dresses up as elderly woman in a wheelchair to vandalise the Mona Lisa, throws cake

The vandal threw his wig off and said in French, "Think of the earth, artists think of the earth. All artists think of the earth. That's why I did it. Think of the earth."

Priyanka Gandhi sold off MF Hussain’s gift to Rajiv Gandhi: Here is her letter to the ex-CEO of Yes Bank acknowledging the payment

The MF Hussain painting was given to Rajiv Gandhi by the painter himself in 1985 during the centenary celebrations of Congress.

It’s a lung… it’s a burnt toast… it’s a duck pic… No! It’s a painting by Mamata Banerjee

Mamata Banerjee did not appear in any election rallies or gave any statement regarding the ongoing Assembly elections in West Bengal after Election Commission banned her from campaigning for 24 hours

Artist Subhaprasanna, who had valued paintings by Mamata Banerjee, summoned by ED in Saradha chit fund case

Subhaprasanna is also being probed for certain financial transactions done with the Saradha Group through his bank account

World’s oldest known artwork is of a warty pig, found in Indonesia’s Sulawesi Islands

The warty pig cave painting located in Leang Tedongnge cave in Sulawesi Island is believed to be created by humans using red ochre pigment.

ISKCON requests action against Assam based artist Akram Hussain for depicting Lord Krishna with bikini-clad women, minister responds

Akram Hussain displayed his Krishna's painting along with another which dishonoured the National Flag in 2015

Painting row: Read how Congress’ Milind Deora desperately tried to get ‘Rana Uncle’ to buy the Rs 2 crore painting from Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

The Rana Kapoor-Priyanka Gandhi Vadra painting row seems to be getting murkier and murkier as more details emerge in the ongoing investigation.

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