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7-day Museum Biennale kicks off at the Bihar Museum in Patna

First of it kind hybrid biennale – digital and physical – will showcase collections from different museums. The Pothi team report The first Museum Biennale is started today in Patna, a day on which the Bihar Divas is celebrated as well. This mega-event at the Bihar Museum is the first of its kind in India....

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Holocaust art shows in Berlin, space art captures a galaxy

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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Numbers out on the Covid-19 impact on art

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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Digital art’s finest hour: JPEG image sells for 5,037,451,650.00 INR

Along side Jeff Koons and David Hockney, an artist who does not paint takes his place. A graphic designer named Beeple who makes graphic stuff for big ticket popstars This must rate as the finest hour for digital art. A .jpeg image, which only exists as an electronic file, sold for a whopping $69.3 million...

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So where did that $69 mn artwork go? (…and more)

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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Laxman Pai: Artist and teacher who taught us how to see, learn and enjoy

The grand old man of Goan art, Laxman Pai, is not with us anymore. Physically. However, the body of work that he has left behind makes us a richer culture. He passed away on Sunday night. The Padma Bhushan awardee was not just an artists but he also influenced and shaped many people as a...

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2 art records broken: For $69 million and Rs 40 crore

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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10 global women artists to keep watch for

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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India’s art residencies: Held back by uncertainty in 2021

Getaways and collectives of artists have been severely limited by the Covid-19 pandemic, with some doubt still lingering in the air for now. Team Pothi does a round-up In the first week of March 2021, a handful of India’s most prominent pan-city galleries, including Experimenter, Nature Morte, Chemould Prescott Road and Vadehra Art Gallery, announced...

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New-age art: A single tweet is poised to sell for $2.5 million

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...