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Emami Art presents a Solo Exhibition of Ali Akbar P N’s recent artworks

Born in Kerala and based in Vadodara, Ali Akbar is a contemporary artist whose thematic preoccupations traverse the delicate terrain of memory, identity, local and global historical narratives, and the socio-political undercurrents pervading contemporary politics of the subcontinent.  He was selected by an eminent jury for the first award at the annual all-India open call awards […]

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First Take 2024: Eighth Edition to Spotlight Emerging Artists at Ahmedabad’s Hutheesing Visual Art Centre

The eagerly anticipated First Take 2024 is scheduled to begin on November 24th at the Hutheesing Visual Art Centre, Ahmedabad marking the eighth edition of this esteemed event. The week-long exhibition culminates on 30th Nov’24. Artists from across India are invited to participate and showcase their work. The festival not only celebrates art but also brings

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Pros and Cons of Awareness in Clients According to Architect Nomita Goswami in Samvaad (Part-3)

Welcome to Samvaad, where art meets conversation, and inspiration knows no bounds. Here we engage in insightful conversations with eminent personalities from the art fraternity. Through Samvaad, Abir Pothi aims to create a platform for thought-provoking discussions, providing readers with an exclusive glimpse into the creative processes, inspirations, and experiences of these creative individuals. From

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Charting the Path: Siddharth Patel’s Artistic Odyssey from Adventure to Expression

A traveller of life’s many roads, Siddharth Patel has moved with ease from the business and adventure worlds to the dynamic world of the arts. Having a natural curiosity and an unquenchable hunger for discovery, Patel started his journey on the busy streets of Ahmedabad. Having pursued commerce in his academic pursuits, Patel found himself

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Arthshila Expands with New Delhi Space Inauguration and Indian Ceramics Triennale 2024’s ‘Common Ground’ Exhibition

The Takshila Educational Society proudly inaugurated its new space in Delhi yesterday, expanding its artistic footprint under the banner of Arthshila. Founded by Sanjiv Kumar, Takshila and Arthshila aim to foster a rich cultural exchange across various locations in India. The newly opened space in Delhi boasts three art galleries, providing a platform for performance

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Dipal Sisodia’s Artistic Odyssey Into Ahmedabad’s Old City is Nostalgia and Celebration Of Life

Ahmedabad-based Dipal Sisodia’s work captures the essence of her surroundings. Nestled in the heart of the old city, Dipal draws inspiration from the close-knit neighbourhood that embodies this historic site. Embroidery and terracotta stand as her chosen mediums of exploration, each stitch and moulding is a sincere effort to her dedication to preserving the traditional

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Chandrakant Sompura’s 32-Year Quest – Does Ayodhya’s Ram Temple Emerge as His Magnum Opus?

As India eagerly anticipates the consecration of the Ram temple in Ayodhya on January 22, the architectural brilliance behind this monumental project takes centre stage. Renowned architect Chandrakant Sompura and his team are in the limelight, their dedication and expertise marking a significant chapter in the nation’s history. Genesis of the Vision: 32 Years in

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Ephemeral Echoes: Karl Antao’s Artistic Alchemy Reverberates at Gallery Espace

Sculptor Karl Antao, born in 1966 in Mumbai, is currently attracting art enthusiasts with his recent exhibition at Gallery Espace, a showcase that runs until January 6, 2024. Antao’s journey in art began with the completion of his Bachelor of Fine Arts from Sir J. J School of Applied Arts, Mumbai, in 1991. Since then,

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7th First Take : 2800 Artworks, 10 Exceptional Winners, and a Celebration of Emerging Artistry

Ahmedabad, 24 Oct, 2023 – Abir India’s highly anticipated annual art festival, First Take, was inaugurated yesterday at the esteemed L&P Hutheesing Visual Art Centre in Ahmedabad. The event witnessed the presence of distinguished Chief Guest, Shri Prahaladbhai S Patel, Chairman Managing Director, and CEO of PSP Projects. This year’s First Take has exceeded all expectations,

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Abir India’s First Take 2023: A Nationwide Phenomenon – 2800 Contributions from 429 Cities

In the ever-evolving world of art, where creativity knows no bounds, Abir India has emerged as a guiding light for budding artists seeking a platform to showcase their talents and connect with patrons both within India and on the international stage. This charitable trust has dedicated itself to nurturing and promoting artistic excellence, bridging the

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