Month: September 2021


Who isn’t ‘Fida’ about this Indian art legend?

September 17, On This Day Path-breaking, exiled It was 106 years ago today that Maqbool Fida Husain was born, on September 17, 1915, although he left this world a decade ago, depriving it of his monumental talent. Known as one of the most globally recognized and celebrated Indian artists of his time and beyond, MF...


From beauty behind the burkha to being inspired by food, Young Andhra artists add diversity to the platter

In a series documenting the arts practice of emerging artists, we connect with some young guns from Andhra Pradesh. Abir Pothi reports! Sonali Laha: Exploring journeys of the soul Sonali completed her Master’s in Fine Arts at the University of Hyderabad in 2012. Since then, she has lived in the city and has been practicing...


Save the date! Liste Art Fair Basel and Liste Showtime Online start soon

This year’s edition of Liste Art Fair Basel will take place from 20 – 26 September in Hall 1.1 of Messe Basel, opening on Monday 20 September with a public vernissage from 6 to 8 pm. Under the premise of promoting young art, the Liste Committee selected 81 galleries from 33 countries whose artists are...

September 10, 2021September 10, 2021in News

Conceptual. Minimalistic. Sol LeWitt graced the world today

September 9, On This Day An iconic American artist, Sol (Solomon) LeWitt is said to have helped to establish both Minimalism and Conceptual Art through his work. He was born today, 93 years ago — September 9, 1928 — although he passed away in April 2007. LeWitt achieved fame in the late 1960s and has...


Basquiat’s art in the eye of a storm after latest Tiffany ad

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...

September 9, 2021September 9, 2021in News