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Exploring how art gives depth to design: Room For More Art with Sanjana Samel and Sachin Ambekar

Abir Pothi presents Room For More Art — a series of features on interior designers across geographic boundaries, discussing with them the nuances of their profession, their methods of sourcing and projecting art into their work, the challenges they face, and a whole lot more perspective. Sachin Ambekar and Sanjana Samel: \’Art adds a narrative …

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\’Curators are not mouthpieces for artists; nor do artists have to put forth the vision of a curator\’

Art curator and entrepreneur Satyajit Dave breaks down his approach to the academics behind art, and discusses with Abir Pothi how artists and curators can collaborate best, whether the art world is an exclusionary club, and if Indian art is free of the shackles of looking to the West Tell us a bit about yourself. …

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Join us as we spot fresh talent across Indian cities! As first of the series, get to know \’Young Baroda\’

Kanika Shah: From water colours to woodcuts Blending various media and constantly evolving her style, Baroda-based Kanika Shah is bold when it comes to experimentation. Kanika pursued her undergrad in painting and postgrad in graphics from MS University Baroda. She has exhibited her work nationally and globally and has won the Dr. Iwasaki 1 Prize …

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Making ‘Room for More Art’ is all about a personal connection, says Dhyey Chag

Abir Pothi presents Room For More Art —a series of features on interior designers across geographic boundaries, discussing with them the nuances of their profession, their methods of sourcing and projecting art into their work, the challenges they face, and a whole lot more perspective. Dhyey Chag: ‘Art is not random, it is the soul …

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Traditional Indian games recast as works of art

Resurrecting a fascinating project that brought together Indian and international artists for their take on ancient beloved games like Ganjifa (cards) and Moksha Patam (snakes and ladders), Chhaap: Foundation for Printmaking Trust has dipped into its archive to look ahead with renewed collaborative vigour They are games most of us have played at some point …

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In our fast-paced life, we have forgotten the small details: Vasudevan Akkitham

Veteran artist Vasudevan Akkitham discusses with Abir Pothi the changing mores of art in the last four decades, and shares his wisdom for fledgling artists Regarded a pioneer of Indian art, 63-year-old Vasudevan Akkitham has had a bird’s-eye view and understanding of its fascinating evolution over the last four-odd decades, and believes that we stand …

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