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Month: March 2022

Seasoned and emerging artists come together for Gallery Ark’s last commercial show in Vadodara

Gallery Ark is hosting a group show, Parsec, curated by Nupur Dalmia, in Vadodara till 31st May. The exhibition features works by 19 Indian artists including Aaiushi Beniwal, Alexander Gorlizki, Messrs Prabhakar B. Bhagwat, Deepak Agasthya, Indrapramit Roy, Jyoti Bhatt, K.G. Subramanyan, Kadamboor Neeraj, Kaizad Modi, Mrugen Rathod, Nihaal Faizal, Rekha Rodwittiya, Roshan Chhabria, Sarasija …

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Anita Lal collaborates with Christie’s to present art from both ‘Islamic and Indian worlds’

Anita Lal, 73, fondly known by her initials, AL, is Christie’s London tastemaker for a Spring sale this week. The founder of Good Earth, the home goods and apparel company, that celebrated its 25th anniversary last year, has led many craft interventions. The brand was behind interior restorations like the Rajmahal Palace in Jaipur, a …

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Outreach of traditional Indian Art: Mithila paintings find home in an exhibition in America

It is heart-warming to see traditional Indian art getting admired and discussed outside India. Therefore, we were thrilled when we came to know about Tradition and Transformation: Mithila Art of India, an exhibition that will run at the Benton Museum, Connecticut, US, from March 24 to July 30, 2022.  Mithila art is an indigenous form …

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Sculpture in art news this week: Koons set to take it to the moon, Weiwei gets visceral

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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Remembering the misunderstood genius of his time on his birth anniversary

March 30,  On This Day The Dutch post-impressionist painter Vincent Willem van Gogh was born on 30th March,1853 in Groot-Zundert, Netherland. He’s considered to be one of the most famous and influential figures in western art history and his paintings are amongst the most popular and recognizable artworks in history. He has about 2100 artworks, …

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Raza Foundation Breaks New Ground, Showcases 100 Young Pathbreaking Artists for S H Raza’s Centenary Celebration

The Raza Foundation recently held an exhibition of 100 young Indian artists, Yuva Sambhava, as part of the centenary celebrations of the great master, Saiyad Hyder Raza. He had a great affinity for young artists and was known to be curious and involved in their works throughout his lifetime. So, the exhibition is indeed a …

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Tipu Sultan battle victory artwork up for auction at estimated Rs 8 crore

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 Gandhian artist, who brought alive folk art in the mainstream

March 26, On This Day  He has received awards ranging from the Padma Shri (1989) to the Jawarharlal Nehru Fellowship and the Kala Ratna for his contribution to art. He held solo shows as a painter, explored, researched, taught, established a museum and curated its collection, wrote poetry and prose — and that’s just the …

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