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Octogenarian Artist who Weaves Magic out of Postal Stamps

By Tamara Mathias​ Meet the 82-year-old woman who has spent over 40 years painstakingly creating beautiful artwork from discarded Indian postage stamps and her son who passionately preserves philately. Deepa Melkote speaks at the lightening pace of a woman on a … Continue reading

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Remembering M F Husain on his Birth Centenary

Maqbool Fida Husain (17 September 1915 – 9 June 2011) commonly known as MF Husain, was a Modern Indian painter of international acclaim, and a founding member of The Progressive Artists Group of Bombay (PAG). He also directed a few movies. He designed … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Denmark

Sailing Ships The four stamps depict the training ship KØBENHAVN, which disappeared in 1928, the two current training ships DANMARK and GEORG STAGE, while the last stamp depicts FULTON, which is primarily used for school trips for primary and lower secondary school pupils, continuation school … Continue reading

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New Stamps of Denmark

Stamp Art “It is a dance floor for the hand as it moves across the paper. This is how Blank space for greetings provides a framework for potentially thousands of stories.”This is what the Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson has to … Continue reading

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Denmark :Hello Everybody Stamp

Høy (born 1951) designed the motif for this year’s issue in the “Stamp Art” series, which has been presenting new works by well known Danish artists since 1998. By dubbing her work “Best Wishes”, she has created a piece that gives … Continue reading

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Slovenia will Issue 30 New Stamps

The Postal Services of Slovenia is planning to issue 30 stamps per year for the next 5 years in cooperation with the painter Tjaša Iris. First set of 16 paintings-stamps in 6 different designs is out in edition of ONLY … Continue reading

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