Abirpothi

India’s only daily art newspaper

Month: September 2022

Art news around the world

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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Deborah Roberts sues another collage artist; Frida Kahlo drawing burnt down; Artist\’s protest at the Iranian embassy

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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Auction of artworks; Unionized workers on strike; Florida Museums to shut down

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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Souvik Das journey after First Take 2018

The naturalness characteristic of the surface of a geological cave serves as my source of inspiration which is translated through clay. In my work, the clay is used in such a way that it retains its utmost natural character. Also, the geometry of space inspires me. Its regularity and irregularity are my interest to achieve. …

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Oil Reservoir into a gallery space; UK dealer pleaded guilty; Showcasing art of enslaved African American potters

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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Mona Lisa from India

Imagine Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci as an Indian! The most famous and recognisable paintings in the world draped with a saree, a red bindi, bangles in her wrist and may be some jewellery. The name must also have been different than Mona Lisa. Over the years, people have used Mona Lisa in their …

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Sewon Rai\’s dystopian vision of world

\”Problems emerging from our socio-political scenario leading to a questionable system we live in, occupy my thoughts and get reflected in my ideas and works. Many of my subjects are based on the dystopian vision of the world, the Wars, and scenes of annihilation\” – SEWON RAI Sewon Rai was one of ten winners of …

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Art News around the World

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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Born on this day: Ram Kumar, the artist who gave up figuration for abstraction

“Whether I do figures or landscapes, my passions and concerns remain the same. It is the human condition that leads me to art.” —- Ram Kumar One of India\’s leading abstract painters, Ram Kumar, was an artist and writer as well. He was associated with the Progressive arts group, which included several artists who are …

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