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More than 200 artworks of Philip Guston move to Met as a gift from his daughter

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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Philip Guston all set to beat his own record at Sotheby’s auction 

Philip Guston might hit his highest ever auction bid next month. His 1950s Abstract Expressionist painting, Nile (1958), going under the hammer at Sotheby’s New York on 17 May is estimated to fetch between $20m and $30m, the highest ever for a work by the artist at an auction. The Art Newspaper reports that the …

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Today marks a Post-Impressionist master, UK’s richest artist and one of America’s most influential painters

June 6, On This Day The man who developed Synthetism Vincent van Gogh was his friend, Edgar Degas his fan and Pablo Picasso heavily influenced by his works — Paul Gauguin, born on June 7, 1848, was a French Post-Impressionist artist, who was unappreciated until after his death. He has influenced the French avant-garde and …

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‘Disruption, destruction go hand in hand for creation’: Vasudevan Akkitham

Artist Vasudevan Akkitham weighs in about disruption in the art practice, and whether contemporary art is truly creating a language of its own As a stalwart of Indian art, a celebrated artist and also a teacher of art for many years, Vasudevan Akkitham has a certain clarity of vision when it comes to concepts within …

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