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About imitation and aesthetic choices

In a column every Thursday, Santanu Borah will share varied perspectives on art and the art world. Here is the first piece of the series! When I was a child, art was about reproduction. “Can you draw this Gandhi photo exactly like it is?” And I always wondered why people wanted “exactly like it is”....

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Rembrandt, 350 years after the Dutch Golden Age

October 4, On This Day He passed away 352 years ago exactly on this day, October 4, 1669 — Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn, the prolific painter usually known simply as Rembrandt, is an icon of the Dutch Golden Age, as also a  printmaker and draughtsman. He is generally considered one of the greatest visual artists...