Abirpothi

India’s only daily art newspaper

Month: December 2021

A recap of FIRST TAKE 2021: Emerging artists beat all odds amid a pandemic #ArtWorld2021 #YearEnder2021

Nothing exemplifies the indomitable nature of art more than its ability to create beauty and inspire thought through every challenge thrown its way. And equally indefatigable is the artist, who forms the cusp between the art that nourishes souls and the society that experiences it wholeheartedly. Emerging as an established artist in this same society …

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Art sales that broke records this year #ArtWorld2021 #YearEnder2021 (Part 2)

There\’s no denying that 2021 was a tough year for industries across the board, as the onslaught of the second wave in the first half of the year caused a huge wave of grief, loss and uncertainty. But as humanity rallied, a ray of hope did pierce through the clouds as the weeks went by. …

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Art sales that swept this year off its feet! #ArtWorld2021 #YearEnder2021 (Part 1)

There\’s no denying that 2021 was a tough year for industries across the board, as the onslaught of the second wave in the first half of the year caused a huge wave of grief, loss and uncertainty. But as humanity rallied, a ray of hope did pierce through the clouds as the weeks went by. …

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In Memoriam: The art luminaries we lost this year #ArtWorld2021

The year 2021 was full of both challenges and epiphanies, and also a time of crisis that united the entire planet. In such a phase, even as humanity shone through in new beginnings, society also faced the shadow of losing a number of incredibly talented luminaries, as is the balance of life. The world of …

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Deep Dialogues! Samvaad Flashback #ArtWorld2021 (Part 2)

Bringing to you our year-end series where we rewind to some of our most-read and most-viewed stories!  We are interested in delving deeper into the life and philosophy of eminent professionals that shapes their vision and drives them to take on one successful project after the other. In free-wheeling conversations with personalities over the course …

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How #ArtWorld2021 stumbled upon the power of going virtual

In the wake of the global Pandemic the artworld discovered the power of the six-degrees-of-separation science that kept it afloat through troubled times. Georgina Maddox reports.  When the COVID 19 Pandemic hit the globe, in December 2019, we perhaps did not envision how it would impact our entire existence. Life came to a grinding halt …

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Deep dialogues: Samvaad flashback Part 1 #ArtWorld2021 #YearEnder2021

Bringing to you our year-end series where we rewind to some of our most-read and most-viewed stories!  We are interested in delving deeper into the life and philosophy of eminent professionals that shapes their vision and drives them to take on one successful project after the other. In free-wheeling conversations with personalities over the course …

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Art is what completes any space, says Sonal Mutha in Room For More Art

Abir Pothi presents Room For More Art — a series of features on interior designers across geographic boundaries, discussing with them the nuances of their profession, their methods of sourcing and projecting art into their work, the challenges they face, and a whole lot more perspective. Sonal Mutha: \’Art adds personality, expresses who is using …

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