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Powerful woman artist and rape survivor Artemisia Gentileschi was born today, 429 years ago

July 8, On This Day A powerful feminist icon in the world of art, Italian Baroque painter Artemisia Gentileschi was known for “being able to depict the female figure with great naturalism and for her skill in handling colour to express dimension and drama”. She was born on July 8, 1593. The artist, who initially …

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Is Monet the next Immersive obsession? Has Banksy been on a ‘spraycation’?

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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The internet wants Bezos to eat the Mona Lisa; $5 painting by David Bowie now selling for thousands

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 …

The internet wants Bezos to eat the Mona Lisa; $5 painting by David Bowie now selling for thousands Read More »