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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 Mehlli Gobhai retrospective: Transcending the pandemic

As the Gallery Chemould Prescott Road, Mumbai, extends its ongoing exhibit ‘Mehlli Gobhai: Epiphanies’, curated by Nancy Adajania and Ranjit Hoskote, to September 18, 2021, Abir Pothi catches a glimpse of the show delayed by a whole year, as well as how and what is being presented from the path-breaking artist’s body of work The...

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The pros and cons of teaching fine arts online

How has the pandemic-induced shift to e-learning fared for the field of aesthetics in academics? Are online art lessons viable? Gauri Gharpure finds out how fine-arts instructors are imparting classes online during the pandemic and discusses the challenges they face  The pandemic made it necessary to shift from traditional classrooms and move to an e-learning...

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The beauty and integrity of a work can still be felt digitally. I am awed when I look at old paintings online: Praveen Yaramilli   

10 questions with the Pothi team: Artist Praveen Yaramilli, who primarily works in the digital format, tells us about his process and life during the pandemic How did you journey in art start? Tell us about your childhood. You are not a formally trained artist.  My journey in art started in school. Ten students were...