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Experience a walk under Vincent Van Gogh’s ‘The Starry Night’

With shows across North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East, Van Gogh 360 degree is making its debut in India. The very first of its kind exhibition, it’s a 360 degree digital art experience, multimedia mesmeric artistic affair which will exhibit the astonishing colours of Van Gogh’s most quintessential works. The audience is invited …

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Life and works of rationalist Narendra Dabholkar through art exhibition

On 77th birth anniversary of social activist and rationalist Narendra Dabholkar, an exhibition of paintings, sculptures and installations have been organised by present and past students of Sir JJ School of Art. The exhibition is underway at Sir JJ School of Art at Yashwantrao Chavan Center till November 1. Veteran Bollywood actor Naseeruddin Shah on …

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\’Chromophobia\’ and Western prejudices against colour in ancient Greek and Roman artworks

Some time back New York\’s Metropolitan Museum of Art showcased an exhibition named Chroma on the subject \’chromophobia\’. Before we delve into the details of this art exhibition, let\’s understand what chromophobia actually means. Chromophobia is an intense fear of colours. Most people with this disorder have an extreme aversion to one or two colours …

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Manish Pushkale investigates the resonance of the Great Andamanese society

Artists are sensitive absorbers of the human body\’s automated process, forming their own linear odyssey that reflects chaos and order. Physicists attempt to formulate this inflow from the materiality of nature whereas philosophers intuit it from her intelligentsia. The body is a receptive instrument of this inflow and artists, physicists and philosophers trace this flow …

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Documenting the End of Documenta

Jason Farago, a critic writing for The New York Times, announced the death of Documenta, Germany’s quinquennial contemporary art exhibition. Kassel, a city in Germany, is the venue for this 100-day-long gigantic exhibition. The first exhibition was held in this non-descript city in post-World War II Germany in 1955. However, the 15th edition has tarnished …

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Lalu Prasad Shaw’s Picturesque Depiction of Daily Chores on view at Bikaner House

By Abhishek Kumar, Rajesh Kumar and Vinay Seth “Since 1983, I have dedicated myself primarily to the medium of tempera. Despite their distinction, my prints and paintings mirror the similar affinity for experimentation with space and form, image, harmony, and balance.” —Lalu Prasad Shaw One of the oldest living visual artists today, Lalu Prasad Shaw …

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Exhibit focusing on Alienation, curated by Meera Menezes (Part of DCAW 2022)

The Delhi Contemporary Art Week (DCAW) 2022 has been showcasing a large number of artworks by diverse artists selected by 7 eminent art galleries of the city. While the exhibiting space of the Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA) at the Bikaner House has been used in an interesting manner. But what is equally interesting is …

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Amalgamation of art from diverse fields and in diverse mediums: Group exhibition at Espace

By Rajesh Kumar ‘Fleeting Expressions’, an exhibition that brought together artists from diverse graphic mediums and processes concludes today, 15th July. The show has been on view from 10 June at Gallery Espace, New Delhi. It included artworks in different forms, from the conventional watercolour on paper and oil on canvas to textiles – such …

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Three Abir Artists Feature in Lalit Kala Akademi’s 62nd National Exhibition

Lalit Kala Akademi’s 62nd National Exhibition of Art is back with a repertoire of young and emerging showstoppers in the art world. True to its mission of being a  platform to spot and showcase young talent, the akademi has this time around put the spotlight on 20 young Indian artists who have contributed their artworks …

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\”My painting got sold within 20 minutes!\” FIRST TAKE winners share their experience

Through its last four editions, Abir India has received over 8000 entries out of which works of 500 artists have been chosen and 32 artists have been awarded. As Abir India presents FIRST TAKE 2021, Gauri Gharpure talks to past winners about their experience of participating in the event.  Keerti Pooja: FIRST TAKE is much …

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