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Rabindranath Tagore

Celebrating the birth month of Two Tagore brothers, painters in their own right

May 7, On This Day   The name Rabindranath Tagore is etched deep in Indian history, not in small part owed to the fact that he is the man who wrote the National Anthem, Jana Gana Mana. But another indelible part of the Nobel Laureate’s contribution — besides that to literature and music — also …

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Rare Tagore painting up for auction in UK, NGMA connects art and nation-building, and more in Indian art news

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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Three legends of printmaking, and a month that celebrates them

The process of creating artworks by printing, or printmaking, has had a long and fascinating history. Abir Pothi pays homage to three names that shine in this constellation, all of whom had a birthday month in July Mukul Dey: Drypoint-etching pioneer, born July 23 A pioneer of drypoint-etching in India was born in this month, …

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