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Postcard from New York: The cubists and Hockney in the Fool’s City

Our person in New York, Kaivana, takes you on a journey through the hottest art events and happenings in New York right now  The Park Avenue Cubist: The new way of looking at Picasso and Braque’s legacy With picnic season in full swing another exhibition to check out near central park is ‘Park Avenue Cubists’...

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While art events in many contemporary galleries are addressing problems of gender and caste, most of what I see appears to be emulating the West: Pronoy Chakraborty

The Pothi team speaks to Pronoy Chakraborty, a young curator who the place you show art in helps recontextualise the entire idea  It is said that the old must give way to the new. It isn’t to say that what the past brought before you is not important. In fact, we sit on the shoulders...

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A layman’s guide to why the artist is needed

The artist is just like any other worker, but he is also not exactly that. Santanu Borah helps you negotiate this irony Somebody once asked me how is the work of an artist any different from the work of a banker or a sanitation worker. The question is not entirely without reason. The simple answer...

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