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This niece of Osho is an award-winning Indian painter

February 26, On This Day Pratiksha Apurv was born in Gadarwara, Madhya Pradesh on February 26, 1964, to Vijay Bharti, the younger brother of the spiritual leader later known as Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh or Osho. In fact, Apurv also took sanyas at the age of 11 and started living at Pune commune. Later she moved...


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...


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...

February 15, 2022February 15, 2022in News

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...

February 14, 2022February 14, 2022in News