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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”....


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...