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World Art Dubai to have its largest edition from March 16: Indian Artist Ria Sharma’s work to be displayed 

    World Art Dubai (WAD), the region’s largest contemporary retail art fair, returns for its 8th edition from 16-19 March 2022 at Dubai World Trade Centre. WAD is hosting 4000+ artwork pieces from 300+ renowned galleries and solo artists, hailing from 50+ countries. It’s WAD’s largest and most diverse edition ever. WAD encourages inspired...

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A layman’s guide to why the artist is needed

The artist is just like any other worker, but he is also not exactly that. Santanu Borah helps you negotiate this irony Somebody once asked me how is the work of an artist any different from the work of a banker or a sanitation worker. The question is not entirely without reason. The simple answer...

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Indian art goes to MoMA, and Indian Art Fair gets a new director

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 Basel Hong Kong goes hybrid, Ai Weiwei’s house gets sold

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 Of The Day: Masked, Yet Linked

The emotions of togetherness, loneliness, trust, endurance and love are depicted in the works of artist Rashmita Kanojia, and the realities of the ongoing pandemic inform her creative efforts of the moment. This reflective woodcut oeuvre, ‘Silent Conversations’ showcases a pandemic reality, wherein distancing is a truth often ignored, even as humans in the rat...

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Are nude selfies art now? And fascinating microbial artwork

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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Banksy’s ‘Game Changer’ raises record $23.2 mn for UK pandemic health workers

Their identity has been a closely guarded secret for decades now — but the name Banksy is synonymous with provocative, cutting-edge, revolutionary street art across the world. Reportedly based in Bristol in the United Kingdom (UK), Banksy has been the creator of some of the most politically charged “anarchic and poignant” pieces on the planet...

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Numbers out on the Covid-19 impact on 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...