Abirpothi

India’s only daily art newspaper

Month: February 2022

A new record for Indian art at Rs 42 crore — and it’s VS Gaitonde once again

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 …

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Iti Tyagi, Founder of Craft Village, is revamping the lives of thousands of Indian artisans

In an Abir Pothi Exclusive, Craft Village Founder Iti Tyagi delves deep into the foundation\’s core philosophy, its achievements and its goals, and how the initiative has transformed the lives of thousands of artisans across the country.  You are an alumna of The National Institute of Fashion Technology and have worked with top international brands …

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Tech and art collide: Sculpture taken back from colonizers in NFTs, and AI ‘can’t copyright artwork’

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 …

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Circle of life in the \’Bindu\’: Celebrating SH Raza\’s 100th birthday

February 22, On This Day A century has passed since the birth of Sayed Haider Raza, or SH Raza, as he is more popularly known, on February 22, 1922. Known as one of India’s foremost modernists, he is said to have \”developed a language of art rooted in Indian tradition but also influenced by his …

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Amid this super high-profile divorce, next we have a Warhol, a Picasso up for grabs

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 …

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An art show that created history and a legacy for iconic artists, over a century ago

February 17, On This Day 109 years — that is how long it has been since the Armory Show opened in New York City on February 17, 1913. It was the first large exhibition of modern art in America, as well as one of the many exhibitions that have been held in the vast spaces …

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At 106, trailblazing Cuban-American Abstractionist Carmen Herrera is no more

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 …

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The material and medium master me rather than me trying to master them: Puneet Kaushik

Delhi-based artist Puneet Kaushik delves into the inner and outer realms of the human mind and body to create intimate portrayals of an array of responses and emotions. Using a wide range of mediums, his works shine with versatility and a subtle sense of celebration of the human spirit. Red, the colour that binds humanity …

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One year of art and grit: Abir Space marks its 1st Anniversary

Passionate about art, when the entire world was under a pall of gloom brought upon by the pandemic, artist and natural dye exponent Ruby Jagrut decided to provide a boost to the de-spirited art world and artists. Talking about the conceptualization of Abir Space, Jagrut says that it was aimed to be a democratic platform …

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