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First-ever woman to helm the Louvre appointed to the post

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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The Russian-born Parisian painter whose atelier became a haunt of icons

May 14, On This Day Tiny but talented: Marie Vassilieff  of Montparnasse An integral part of the artistic community on the left bank of Paris, Montparnasse, Russian-born painter Marie Vassilieff studied painting under Henri Matisse and attended classes at the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts. She was born in February 1884 and died on May...

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Meet one of the harbingers of Modern Art

April 30, On This Day Manet, an Impressionist herald A pivotal figure in the transition from Realism to Impressionism, French modernist painter Édouard Manet was one of the first 19th-century artists to paint modern life. Born in January 1832, he died on April 30 1883. His early masterworks are today considered watershed paintings that mark...

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Now, no need to fly to Paris to experience The Louvre’s magic !

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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Raza@100: He carried his jungle everywhere and remained lost in it

Raza had a particular way of putting the colour on canvas. He will not paint a big black circle with a big brush. He would use a relatively small brush and begin with a small dot and then keep brushing gently agains the canvas over hours like a seasoned practice in deep concentration. Sometimes it may take 2 or 3 days.

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