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Prakrut — An exhibition of young contemporary tribal artists of India

by Vinay Seth ‘Prakrut’ is an upcoming contemporary Indian tribal art exhibition on display at the Triveni Kala Sangam, curated by the renowned artist-curator Akhilesh. The show’s preview takes place on July 1, 2022, and it shall be open for public view from 2nd July to 10th July. It features two recent works each by...

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Remembering the father of Greek seascape painting

JUNE 29, ON THIS DAY The Greek painter who is considered as the “father of seascape painting” Konstantinos Volanakis died on this day, 29 June 1907. He is regarded as one of the most appreciated seascape painters of the period after the Greek War of Independence and considered as an authentic representative of the Munich...

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Art pop-up exhibit to run in Brookhaven, The Vancouver Art Gallery to receive a fund of $29.3m, German Museums to Return Objects to Namibia, Cameroon

We are happy to curate trending stories for you from the many fascinating developments across the globe. Here’s the latest from the art world that you should not miss! The Vancouver Art Gallery to receive a fund of $29.3m from the Federal Government The Vancouver Art Gallery is going to receive $25 million in federal...

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A child refugee turned artist: Anil Karanjai

JUNE 27, ON THIS DAY Born on this day, 27 June 1940, in East Bengal, Anil Karanjai was an Indian artist trained in Banaras under two of India’s great classical masters: Karnaman Singh of Bhartiya Kala Kendra, an exponent of famous Bengal School and a Nepali by origin and Sharada Prasad of Bharat Kala Bhavan...

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Roman-era treasures to court diktat for Banksy thieves: A buzzing week of art news

We are happy to curate trending stories for you from the many fascinating developments across the globe. Here’s the latest from the art world that you should not miss! New attraction at Rome’s ancient Baths of Caracalla after 2000-year-old frescoes are restored Frescoes dating back almost 2,000 years to the time of the Roman emperor...

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FBI seizes disputed Basquiats; Greek tycoon offloads significant art haul

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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Expressing the ‘banality of evil’ through his art: Philip Guston

June 27, On This Day  This painter “frequently depicted racism, antisemitism, fascism and American identity, as well as, especially in his later most cartoonish and mocking work, the banality of evil”.   Philip Guston, born Phillip Goldstein in June 27, 1913, was a Canadian American painter, printmaker, muralist and draftsman. He is today regarded one of...

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Banyan Tree: Muse of the artist Aparna Bidasaria

By Rajesh Kumar Aparna Bidasaria’s solo show titled FALAK, meditations on Banyan is now on display at Bikaner House, New Delhi. It’s been presented by Gallerie Nvya and curated by renowned art critic Uma Nair. The exhibition has her 23 paintings on banyan trees. The dripping paint and the strokes on the canvas seems as...

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