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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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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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Wayne Thiebaud, creator of delicious art, passes away at 101

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...

December 28, 2021December 28, 2021in News
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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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This happened too! Developments in #ArtWorld2021 (Part 2)

While it is undeniable that the pandemic did cast a pall of gloom and inertia on the art world, the latter half of 2021 did see the picking of pace in the global arts scene. In fact, despite Covid scare, the year was peppered with some highly interesting, or shall we say downright amusing, incidents...

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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...