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Amar Aziz (65) earned his bachelor in architecture at NCA.National College of Arts, Lahore in Pakistan and started working in his father’s architectural firm....

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Modern Art – Or Just a Beach Day?

The Modern Art Center at Hovikodden in Oslo was founded in 1968 by World and Olympic champion figure skater Sonja Henie (1912-1969) and her...

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