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Art and making money: The tale of the poor and suffering artist

Is an artist prone to suffer, at one time or the other? Is making art for art’s sake still a pertinent argument or has a lot less credit been given to ‘making money’ in the field of art? Santanu Borah pens his thoughts in this column for Abir Pothi One of the foremost voices in...

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The day the New York School of artists established itself

May 21, On This Day Birth of the avant-garde in NYC Exactly 70 years ago from today, on May 21, 1951, an iconic hub for art established itself in the bustling heart of New York City. The Ninth Street Show, today known as the 9th Street Art Exhibition, opened up as a gathering of notable...