Abirpothi

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Birthdays

Three legends of printmaking, and a month that celebrates them

The process of creating artworks by printing, or printmaking, has had a long and fascinating history. Abir Pothi pays homage to three names that shine in this constellation, all of whom had a birthday month in July Mukul Dey: Drypoint-etching pioneer, born July 23 A pioneer of drypoint-etching in India was born in this month, …

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Iconic and iconoclastic: Anjolie Ela Menon emerges from her 81st birthday towards a long-distance solo show in NYC

Abir Pothi celebrates yet another exciting cusp for a dynamic pioneer, who has helmed both the figurative and the feminine in Indian art — Anjolie Ela Menon She celebrated her 81st birthday on July 17, 2021, just 10 days ago, and already, she is poised to feature a solo show at the well-known New York-based AICON Gallery …

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