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Frida Kahlo’s artworks in Metaverse; Digital Art Fair dates declared

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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Two giants of the art world passed away this month in their ripe years — one a digital art pioneer, the other an art philanthropist

Herbert Franke, scientist, writer, co-founder of Ars Electronica and one of the earliest digital artists to create abstract digital art, dies at 95  Herbert W. Franke, Austrian scientist, writer, and one of the important early computer artists, died on 16 July in Egling, Germany. Franke created computer graphics and early digital art, starting in the …

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Eye on Instagram: Artists capture nostalgia, rebellion and representation

It might be called ‘The Gram’, but it’s worth a TON of exposure. Instagram has always been all about visual impact, and it’s where you find some of the finest artists in the world today, from the heavyweights to the hidden talent. Abir Pothi embarks on a series that will highlight the best of Instagram …

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“I am interested in surprises from my art,” says Manjunath Kamath, a man of many mediums

Skilled facility with diverse media, multiple cultural references, traditional iconography, fragmented imageries, an often humorous visual vocabulary, and constantly reinvented modes of storytelling are the hallmark of noted artist and sculptor Manjunath Kamath’s works. In this Abir Pothi exclusive, he shares his journey with Gauri Gharpure Temple sculptures and paintings, churches, and Jain temples were …

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\’Young Delhi\’ artists explore themes of gender, surveillance, memory and the subconscious

In a series documenting the arts practice of emerging artists, we check out what\’s happening in Delhi. Abir Pothi reports! Richa Aarya: Voicing gender challenges She remembers how she sat in a corner of her dormitory, under a dim light bulb, dabbling with water colours. This soothing exercise was her only respite as she studied …

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A blockchain architect unravels the art world\’s enigma with non-fungible tokens (NFTs)

Abir Pothi gets into the basics of the boom that is sweeping the art world off its feet. The new buzzwords for art in the digital era — NFTs, blockchain and cryptocurrency  — are explained by blockchain architect and expert Rohas Nagpal in his own words. It all starts with the building blocks. So, what …

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The beauty and integrity of a work can still be felt digitally. I am awed when I look at old paintings online: Praveen Yaramilli   

10 questions with the Pothi team: Artist Praveen Yaramilli, who primarily works in the digital format, tells us about his process and life during the pandemic How did you journey in art start? Tell us about your childhood. You are not a formally trained artist.  My journey in art started in school. Ten students were …

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Remembering Prince Philip, the artist (and more from the world of art)

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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