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Art Of The Day: Cards In Hand

Rendered using mix media on paper, this artwork titled ‘Life is a game III’ by artist Vitesh Naik depicts a conservatively and sophisticatedly dressed man, heavily caricatured, performing what looks like sleight of hand with two deeply symbolic playing cards — the much coveted King of Diamonds, and The Joker of the pack. The risky …

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Art Of The Day: Rapunzel In Red

Intriguing and somewhat preternatural, Open Window was created using mix media on paper, and is awash with the bold charms of red and black mingling into shadows and dim lighting. Artist Arup Naskar often explores how loneliness is a reminder of a loved one’s existence, to which the figure in this artwork is perhaps an …

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