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Dreams, Secrets, and the Past: The World of Muzaffar Ali’s Creation

Ved Prakash Bhardwaj When we look at a painting, we often try to read a story from the shapes on the surface. When there are abstract paintings in front, then the same story becomes a mystery. But, many times we see such paintings which are abstract but do not bring any mystery. They just present …

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The artist follows a farmer

Krispin Joseph P.X. Indian politics went on fire in 2020-21 because of the farmer’s protests against the bill passed by the Parliament in September 2020. Farmers’ demonstrations, mainly from Punjab, raise the tagline “Dilli Chalo” to overwhelm the national capital for their rights. Continuing Indian farmers’ low income and suicides bring this strike to international …

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The Legacy of Arthur Burdett Frost in the Art World

Abhishek Kumar JANUARY 17, ON THIS DAY Arthur Burdett Frost is one of the most influential and iconic American illustrators of the 19th century. His illustrations have become a cornerstone of American visual culture, appearing in magazines, books, and advertisements throughout his career. His work, which often featured animals, rural scenes, and children, was highly …

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The Influence of the Scavullo Look on Fashion Photography

Abhishek Kumar JANUARY 16, ON THIS DAY “Something in my head gets turned on by seeing a woman’s looks really come together with the right makeup, the right hair style, the right clothes. It’s exciting to see a woman metamorphosed into something extraordinary.” Francesco Scavullo Francesco Scavullo was an American photographer who had a long …

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How Jan van Goyen’s Landscape Paintings Captured the Dutch Golden Age

Abhishek Kumar JANUARY 13, ON THIS DAY Jan van Goyen was a leading figure in Dutch landscape painting during the Dutch Golden Age. His works captured the beauty of the Dutch countryside and its towns, villages, and waterways, as well as its historical monuments. In his paintings, he often included subtle symbolic references to religious …

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Instagram Has Removed an Illustration From Cardi B’s Account After the Artist Threatened to Sue for Copyright Infringement

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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Every breath you take: Art that tracks life itself is rendered by Hasan Elahi

Shweta K In an era when the transience of and turbulence caused by borders and frontiers is an all-important social, political and cultural debate, an artist diving into issues of surveillance, sousveillance, citizenship, simulated time, migration and transport makes for a fascinating oeuvre. Perhaps who better to chronicle this reality than a Bangladeshi-born American interdisciplinary …

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Investigating the Impact of Eva Hesse’s Minimalist Aesthetics

Abhishek Kumar JANUARY 11, ON THIS DAY “I am interested in solving an unknown factor of art and an unknown factor of life. In fact, my idea is to counteract everything I’ve ever learned or been taught about those things – to find something that is inevitable that is my life, my feeling, my thoughts.” …

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