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Gustave Caillebotte’s Boating Party acquired by France with $47M in funding from LVMH

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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Nabibakshsh Mansoori: Painting is an open book

Ved Prakash Bhardwaj While creating landscapes, it is not possible for everyone to convert them into abstract joy apart from real images. Nabibakshsh Mansoori succeeds in doing this in his paintings. Mansoori ji’s art journey is a journey of movement between shapes and abstract structures. He has also worked with human figures, which indicates his …

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Artworks of creepy crawlies on an Air India aircraft at Kochi Muziris Biennale by G.S. Smitha

Rajesh Kumar The creepy-crawlies are no longer just a part of the soil, all ignored and disgust upon, they are now a major part of the paintings by Smitha GS. The paintings are full of creepy crawlies and that’s what she loves. You name them, there they are, crawling of flying all over her canvas. …

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Virgin Mary and Christ diptych, stolen by Nazis during WWII returned to Poland

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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Why Amrita Sher Gil refused to draw the portrait of Jawahar Lal Nehru?

Amrita Sher Gil was a rebel and believed in living life on her own terms. She scandalised the society of her times with her various love affairs and unconventional ways. The legacy and thought she left at the age of 28 are unmatched till now. With a rebellious nature, the artist depicted sensitive figures and …

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