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How Jangarh Singh Shyam Put the Gond Tribe and their Art on the World Map

Gond art consists of paintings of Pardhan Gond tribes that reside in Central India. Historically, the members of the community were bards who sang about devi devtas using a three-stringed instrument called Bana. Through their music and songs they educated the younger generations of their villages about Gond mythology, stories and culture.  The origin myth …

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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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Art spins charity for India\’s Covid frontlines, a unique Frida Kahlo retrospective opens up, and more

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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Millions expected for Kandinsky and da Vinci; an ode to Klimt in the offing

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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Hyd tackles Covid with street art, rare Basquiat on block for $50mn and Hiroshima art set for restoration

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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