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Abhivyakti Shandilya

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Minimalism: Is the Future Grey?

Minimalism in design and pop culture has led to a decrease in the use of colour.  Dr. Cath Sleeman, a research fellow at the Policy and Evidence Centre, recently analyzed over 7,000 photographs of everyday objects from the Science Museum Group Collection. Of all the observations, the increase in grey tones and the decrease in

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Prices Rise to Record High As the Scale of Indian Art Burgeons After Covid

On August 31, an SH Raza acrylic on canvas, titled Gestation (1989), became the most valuable Indian artwork ever sold at an auction. It went for an astounding Rs 51.75 crore, including commissions. The same day, two more records were made. FN Souza’s oil painting, Hunger, fetched Rs 34.5 crore, marking a new pinnacle for the artist,

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India Art Fair 2024: Scaling Up, Spotlighting Modernists, and Supporting Emerging Artists

India Art Fair, one of the country’s most prominent annual art events, will return to New Delhi in February 2024. The post-pandemic 2023 edition of the fair was the largest to date. The 15th edition next year will be even larger in scale and ambition. Evolution of India Art Fair in Recent Years in Terms

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Young Art Enthusiasts: Global Acknowledgement is Propelling Indian Art

It is a season of records for Indian art. On August 31, SH Raza’s “Gestation” became the most expensive Indian painting sold at an auction. Ten days later, Amrita Sher-Gil broke his record with her 1937 oil on canvas titled “The Story Teller”.  The Current State of the Indian Art Market The Indian art market

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Women As Goddesses in Indian Art

In India, we find the worship of the great Mother in varying forms. The Female figures from the Indus civilization indicate the fertility cult. , the early records of terracotta sculpture are the evidence. Since the IInd century A.D. Devi Durga, Lakshmi and Matraka remained popular and worshipped. The goddess on a lion was depicted

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Telangana Art Fest, a Sparkling Showcase of Arts and Music in Hyderabad

The multi-arts festival in Hyderabad hopes to connect artists, art lovers and buyers to create a thriving ecosystem. Hyderabad celebrates multiple facets of art as the Telangana Art Fest beckons art and music enthusiasts. To be held on the Jalavihar lawns at Necklace Road from October 6 to 8, the three-day festival blends art kiosks

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