Abirpothi

India’s only daily art newspaper

Month: October 2022

Life and works of rationalist Narendra Dabholkar through art exhibition

On 77th birth anniversary of social activist and rationalist Narendra Dabholkar, an exhibition of paintings, sculptures and installations have been organised by present and past students of Sir JJ School of Art. The exhibition is underway at Sir JJ School of Art at Yashwantrao Chavan Center till November 1. Veteran Bollywood actor Naseeruddin Shah on …

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\’Chromophobia\’ and Western prejudices against colour in ancient Greek and Roman artworks

Some time back New York\’s Metropolitan Museum of Art showcased an exhibition named Chroma on the subject \’chromophobia\’. Before we delve into the details of this art exhibition, let\’s understand what chromophobia actually means. Chromophobia is an intense fear of colours. Most people with this disorder have an extreme aversion to one or two colours …

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How Indore based architect Manish Kumat’s architecture is close to nature

Manish Kumat is an architect at par excellence, who has more than 1000 projects under his belt. Indian Institute of Interior Design was his brain child. He was the founder Chairman of the institute. Besides being the Chairman, he also held several important positions in IID. Abir Pothi had an hour long conversion with Manish …

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12 imminent artists including Anish Kapoor come together to initiate wildlife conservation

Tomorrow\’s Tigers 2022 is a significant fundraising initiative with a selling exhibition featuring specially commissioned, limited-edition art rugs by 12 internationally renowned artists, including a limited-edition art rug by Peter Doig and a unique, one-of-a-kind art rug by the top Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, has been launched by WWF. Tomorrow\’s Tigers 2022 is a brand-new …

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