Month: February 2021

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Art events worldwide take the virtual road

A SUMMARY OF THE MOST EXCITING ART NEWS FROM AROUND THE GLOBE While we focus on Indian art, we can’t obviously function in a vacuum. It’s a small world and everything is connected, especially on the web. So, let’s train our spotlight across the world map to see what’s going on — from art trends...

February 28, 2021February 28, 2021in News
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A bounty of 19th-century artists

March 1, On This Day Sculptor of Cain and Abel Going on to develop a reputation second only to that of his contemporary, famed Italian sculptor Lorenzo Bartolini, Giovanni Dupré was born on March 1, 1817. In the mid-19th Century, he won first prize with a Judgment of Paris and made his reputation with the...

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To the Finnish line!

February 28, On this day A slice of Finnish art Each February 28 in Finland is celebrated as Kalevala Day or Finnish Culture Day, in honor of Finnish national epic The Kalevala. This is a 19th-century epic poetry from Finnish and Karelian oral folklore and mythology, regarded as one of the most significant works of...

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Pandemic, politics and restoration in the world of art

A SUMMARY OF THE MOST EXCITING ART NEWS FROM AROUND THE GLOBE While we focus on Indian art, we can’t obviously function in a vacuum. It’s a small world and everything is connected, especially on the web. So, let’s train our spotlight across the world map to see what’s going on — from art trends...

February 28, 2021February 28, 2021in News
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Sunday Read: Art In The Times Of Adversity

The Pothi Team revisits the pandemic and tells you how art and artists have negotiated such events in the past and why the ‘new normal’ has been about finding newer solutions in experiencing and making art First of all, let’s start with an apology. Sorry, but the pandemic has to be brought up one more...

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Hidden classics get revealed

A SUMMARY OF THE MOST EXCITING ART NEWS FROM AROUND THE GLOBE While we focus on Indian art, we can’t obviously function in a vacuum. It’s a small world and everything is connected, especially on the web. So, let’s train our spotlight across the world map to see what’s going on — from art trends...

February 27, 2021February 27, 2021in News
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Inspirations for more art

February 27, On This Day From the Dutch Golden Age Dutch painter Carel Fabritius was born on this day in 1622. A pupil of Rembrandt, this Dutch Golden Age artist developed a style unique from the master. Some of his most famous works include A View of Delft (1652), The Goldfinch (1654), and The Sentry...

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Art, the pandemic’s survival toolkit – Final Part

The pandemic and the lockdown brought about a collective consciousness that art is what truly makes life purposeful, the Abir Pothi team writes. Now that we have probably braved the worst of the pandemic, what wisdom do we really glean from it? One important but often forgotten fact is that people need time by themselves...

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A hint of history, a taste of the future

A SUMMARY OF THE MOST EXCITING ART NEWS FROM AROUND THE GLOBE While we focus on Indian art, we can’t obviously function in a vacuum. It’s a small world and everything is connected, especially on the web. So, let’s train our spotlight across the world map to see what’s going on — from art trends...

February 26, 2021February 26, 2021in News
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