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India Art Festival Set For Comeback; Degas’s Work Goes From \’Russian\’ To \’Ukrainian Dancers\’

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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Clocking time: From a hand-drawn journal to contemplations of outer-space, Jitish Kallat’s multi-pronged approach takes us around the universe and back

It has been said that artist Jitish Kallat’s oeuvre sits between ‘fluid speculation’. There is precise measurement and also conceptual conjectures. This produces a range of ‘dynamic forms’ that constitute the process of his image-making. He employs abstract, schematic, notational and representational languages, as he engages with different modes of address, seamlessly interlacing the immediate …

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Seasoned and emerging artists come together for Gallery Ark’s last commercial show in Vadodara

Gallery Ark is hosting a group show, Parsec, curated by Nupur Dalmia, in Vadodara till 31st May. The exhibition features works by 19 Indian artists including Aaiushi Beniwal, Alexander Gorlizki, Messrs Prabhakar B. Bhagwat, Deepak Agasthya, Indrapramit Roy, Jyoti Bhatt, K.G. Subramanyan, Kadamboor Neeraj, Kaizad Modi, Mrugen Rathod, Nihaal Faizal, Rekha Rodwittiya, Roshan Chhabria, Sarasija …

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Outreach of traditional Indian Art: Mithila paintings find home in an exhibition in America

It is heart-warming to see traditional Indian art getting admired and discussed outside India. Therefore, we were thrilled when we came to know about Tradition and Transformation: Mithila Art of India, an exhibition that will run at the Benton Museum, Connecticut, US, from March 24 to July 30, 2022.  Mithila art is an indigenous form …

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Kanchan Chander’s mixed media female torsos convey universal messages on gender

Kanchan Chander is a multifaceted artist working with a variety of mediums and most of her work focuses on unearthing different aspects of the feminine form. In a career spanning 45 years, she has prolifically undertaken numerous solo and group shows around the world. Gauri Gharpure presents an overarching take on Chander’s art philosophy, thoughts …

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Culture comes with behaviour that persists over time: Christopher Charles Benninger, master architect, in conversation with Abir Pothi – Part 2

Nidheesh: I was thinking when you were saying about your journey from the US to these places and looking with a very keen eye on art from different times. Ram, I was thinking of the journeys of people who came from small places; I came from a small town myself and I think you too …

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The material and medium master me rather than me trying to master them: Puneet Kaushik

Delhi-based artist Puneet Kaushik delves into the inner and outer realms of the human mind and body to create intimate portrayals of an array of responses and emotions. Using a wide range of mediums, his works shine with versatility and a subtle sense of celebration of the human spirit. Red, the colour that binds humanity …

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\’Bored\’ security guard doodles with ballpoint pen on art at Russian gallery

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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Akhilesh witnessed Husain, Raza & Swaminathan, and shines on his own

Noted painter Akhilesh comes from Madhya Pradesh and his works are admired internationally. He has prolifically written original books and also translated many books in Hindi. He is one of the rare artists who had the good fortune of being associated with the three great masters of Indian art; J Swaminathan, Maqbool Fida Husain and …

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