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Know Our Jury for Abir India’s First Take 2024: Veer Munshi

The eighth iteration of Abir India’s First Take 2024 is about to engulf the vivacious city of Ahmedabad. This event is more than just a show; it is a demonstration of the ability of art to erase boundaries and captivate hearts. It’s important to consider Abir India’s extraordinary journey to this point as the expectation […]

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Mary Cassatt: The Woman Who Wasn’t Allowed to Draw

Mary Stevenson Cassatt, an artist, and printmaker hailing from America, was among the Impressionist circle based in Paris. Art by Mary Cassatt primarily focused on the personal lives of present-day women, with a particular interest in their responsibilities as child caregivers. Painter Mary Cassatt was born in 1844 in Allegheny City, a region that constitutes

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Chandrapal Panjre Weaves Timeless Tales through Katha Art, Threads of Rural India’s Authenticity

Artist Chandrapal Panjre was raised in rural India and revitalises an age-old custom by using his style of expression, the Katha creating. Katha-making, a generation-spanning craft rooted in the ageless essence of rural living, repurposes discarded items like kurtas, sarees, blankets, scarves, and dhotis by the careful use of needle and thread, weaving it into

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Monika Thesiya’s Serenede of Abstract and Shapes and Colours

Monika Thesiya takes us on an enthralling trip into the world of abstract expressionism. Dry pastels are her preferred medium; they are a flexible tool that she uses to express her creativity as she skilfully turns blank canvases into colourful, expressive creations. Thesiya embraces the freedom that abstract art affords, freeing herself from boundaries and

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Everyday Elegance: Mahima Katiwal’s Artistic Ode to Familiar Spaces and Overlooked Charm

In the dichotomy of home and college, Mahima Katiwal finds a canvas for her unique artistic exploration. While her ventures seldom extend beyond these familiar confines, her attention is magnetically drawn to the myriad objects that inhabit these spaces. It’s a conscious choice not to meander through the city or seek solace in recreational areas;

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Chaos & Collage: Ravi Morya’s Artistic Odyssey

In the intimate dance between chaos and rhythm, artist Ravi Morya finds his true self. Within the confines of his studio, he becomes a perpetual motion, ceaselessly traversing from one corner to another, eschewing stillness with an unyielding fervor. His artistic journey unfolds as a chaotic odyssey, a pilgrimage through the realms of messiness, unpredictability,

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Sapna Kuniyal Paints the Resilience and Heritage of Uttarakhand’s Farming Community

Sapna Kuniyal, an adept artist with a degree in painting from Graphic Era Hill University, Dehradun, emerges as a unique creative force in the contemporary art scene. Her specialisation lies in capturing the essence of farming practices in Uttarakhand, focusing on the intricate socio-cultural facets embedded within the agrarian lifestyle. Graduating from a rich familial

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Dr. Jasmine is Pioneering a Contemporary Renaissance in Kangra and Basohli Miniature Painting

Dr. Jasmine, an erudite contemporary miniature artist, stands as a luminary in Kangra and Basohli paintings. Armed with a Masters Specialisation and a distinguished Ph.D. in Miniature Painting, her academic prowess is as profound as her artistic finesse. Driven by an unwavering passion for the genre, Jasmine’s oeuvre transcends conventional boundaries, pushing the limits of

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Spiritual Evolution on Canvas: Ginni Singh’s Abstract Masterpieces Illuminate the Beauty of Life

Born in India’s bustling metropolis of Delhi, visionary artist Ginni Singh is a shining example of artistic talent who has a strong dedication to the field of abstract expression. Her life-changing artistic journey, embodied by an unwavering love of creation, has permanently altered the landscape of modern Indian art. Ginni started her artistic journey in

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