Abirpothi

India’s only daily art newspaper

Vaishnavi Srivastava

Vaishnavi Srivastava is a learning writer, a keen researcher and a literature enthusiast. She is a Sub-editor at Abir Pothi.

The Charcoal Chronicles: Discover the World of Charcoal Sticks

Since ancient times, people have treasured charcoal sticks as a multipurpose creative instrument because of their capacity to produce detailed, emotive drawings. These sticks, which are made of burnt wood, provide an unusual media that enables painters to blend and layer with ease, creating a variety of tones and textures. Charcoal sticks honor tradition while

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Radical Aesthetics and Political Poetry in the Paintings of Masami Teraoka

I focus on how I can express my vision aesthetically and creating visual poetry. To create my work is living life and this gives me a surprise gift to myself. – Masami Teraoka The art of Masami Teraoka not only waters my parched radical brain filled with young blood and resistance but also fulfils my

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Grand Theft Auto VI and the Evolution of Architecture in the Gaming Industry

Modern video games have evolved magnanimously in terms of graphics and design details. Significant attention is being put into the architecture of these high-tech video games to provide a realistic and immersive experience to the players. Video games are location specific, and it goes without saying that a lot of manpower and architectural input is

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‘Architexture’: The Symbiosis of Fashion and Architecture

“Dress making is the architecture of movement” -Pierre Balmain  In the context of design and art, fashion and architectural movements often go hand in hand. Where on one side fashion is wearable art, architecture is inhabitable art. Both the forms follow strict guidelines when it comes to structure, geometry and of course style. The process

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10 Famous Artists Who Worked for Gita Press and Leela Chitra Mandir

Even during the early days of their establishment, The founders of Gita Press aimed big. Famous names such as Mahatma Gandhi, Rajendra Prasad, S. Radhakrishnan and Premchand have all, at one point, written for Kalyan. Hanuman Prasad Poddar the founding editor-in-chief of Kalyan was a huge contributor to the massive success of the magazine. To

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