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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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This could be a bit disturbing: Hans Holbein\’s portrayal of mortality through a macabre visual puzzle

Adversity is also a mother of art. The Pothi team brings to you some of the macabre and some solace in the form a beautiful farewell song. At first look, The Ambassadors by Hans Holbein the Younger seems like a regular painting of its time. But look at little closer, and the subtle macabre of …

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Love in the time of pandemic: Let’s weather the storm together, let’s talk and realise the possibilities of being human

The Pothi team wishes you safety and health. We would like to join you in this bleak hour when covid cases are surging and claiming many lives, and tell you that you are not alone. Let us share stories and make life bearable.  It is often said that only big challenges bring out the best …

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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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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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