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Abir Pothi mourns the passing of Rini Dhumal

Prolific printmaker and artist, Rini Dhumal, passed away on September 8, 2021, at the age of 73. In what was to be one of her last interviews, Dhumal had discussed at length the genesis of her work. As we share excerpts of her interaction with Abir Pothi in August, we condole the great loss to...

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Etching memories, Lalitha Lajmi powers on at 88

Humble and full of enthusiasm to discuss the breadth of her work displayed at a virtual exhibition, Confluence, presented by Goethe-Zentrum Hyderabad in collaboration with Gallery Art & Soul and curated by Lina Vincent, Lalitha Lajmi opens up about how art has kept her going. Gauri Gharpure reports for Abir Pothi. Drawing recollections on paper...

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Is that a Gauguin or a fake? Historic painting downgraded at the Tate

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...

September 7, 2021September 7, 2021in News
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Art braces for climate change; and another fake Banksy controversy

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...

September 2, 2021September 2, 2021in News
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Room For More Art: Uday Garala believes art is representation of culture, lifestyle and thoughts

Abir Pothi presents Room For More Art — a series of features on interior designers across geographic boundaries, discussing with them the nuances of their profession, their methods of sourcing and projecting art into their work, the challenges they face, and a whole lot more perspective. Uday Garala: ‘Art is simultaneously a representation of a...

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A show that celebrates the genius of Lalitha Lajmi

A virtual exhibition comprising works of Lalitha Lajmi, 88, through different stages of her career, is currently up for viewing till September 18. It is presented by Goethe-Zentrum Hyderabad in collaboration with Gallery Art & Soul, Mumbai. The show’s Curatorial Associate is Lina Vincent. The works on display provide a more than a glimpse of...

August 24, 2021September 1, 2021in News