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Are Didi\’s Paintings Really as Good as Tagore\’s? One of Bengal\’s Most Acclaimed Painters Thinks So!

Politicians as Painters By: Aliya Usmani Mamta Banerjee, the CM of Bengal, is more than a politician. Didi is an artist and an underrated one too. In April 2021, she staged a dharna to protest a 24-hour campaigning ban that was imposed upon her by the Election Commission. During the course of the dharna, Banerjee …

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A starry night in Kolkata

During Durga Puja, the City of Joy goes to great lengths to decorate pandals. If you want to see world-class artisanship, creativity, and beauty, then visit Kolkata during Durga Puja. The city will show you what type of hypnotic art can be created when our great local artists collaborate to implement a brilliant idea. In …

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Secret society in Ukraine creates art under occupation; art conservators knew early on about climate change; and more from the news

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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Artist takes on social media giants; Banksy\’s newest work already vandalised

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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An \’unwanted\’ museum opens in Paris; a fascinating exhibit languishes in Kolkata

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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