Indian art

An art exhibition in Delhi and its various hymns

An art exhibition in Delhi and its various hymns

April 25, 2019

Exploring the various cultural and geographical facets of India is Songs of India-an ongoing art exhibition has a different palette and emotion on each wall in its art gallery!

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The tale of a travelling art show

The tale of a travelling art show

December 31, 2018

Bringing the artists' culture on a canvas, this art show is trying to bridge the cultural gap between various audiences. Currently at display in New Delhi, it will be moving to Chennai and Singapore.

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Painting with a camera

Painting with a camera

December 3, 2018

Looking at the images that Shanthi Kasi produces, one would hardly believe that they are not hand paintings and are digital photographs instead!

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The Met to return ancient sculptures to India

The Met to return ancient sculptures to India

August 13, 2018

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in the United States is returning two ancient sculptures to India, which were donated to it and found to be of Indian origin after researches done by its staff.

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The traditional Bhelaghars of Assam

The traditional Bhelaghars of Assam

January 21, 2018

Whether it’s an elaborate celebration or a respectful honouring of traditions – for the Assamese, their calendar is loaded with reasons to celebrate. One such festival to welcome the end of harvest season is Magh Bihu, which witness people in Assam evoke social messages hidde...

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Artist Profile: Annushka Hardikar

Artist Profile: Annushka Hardikar

October 21, 2017

Annushka Hardikar, whose zine Oh Nari So Sanskari garnered much attention, speaks about her journey and inspiration. Graphic novels and zines, in India, are evolving slowly through the years. Mythology has been one subject of interest to both forms of storytelling, apart from the...

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Phad:  Mythical heritage of Bhilwara

Phad: Mythical heritage of Bhilwara

October 13, 2017

Depicting mythological sagas, phad is a style of folk painting which is presented by theatre artists in the form of a colourful recital.

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Bringing back the Snail Mail

Bringing back the Snail Mail

May 24, 2017

In the world where connections are made and broken over a matter of seconds, an artist is trying to keep alive the art of communication through letters.

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Indian artist Sujata Bajaj’s ‘Ganapati’ launched at the Embassy of India, Rome

Indian artist Sujata Bajaj’s ‘Ganapati’ launched at the Embassy of India, Rome

May 7, 2017

Widely known Indian-international abstract artist Sujata Bajaj, carries a special relationship with the form of Ganesha and has been painting, etching and sculpting this form for over 30 years. A recently published book carrying the title 'Ganapati' retraces this artistic journey...

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Spectrum of artistic delights from Odisha

Spectrum of artistic delights from Odisha

May 6, 2017

Odisha is the ground of polished and slick artisans, who since decades have been carrying forward the artistic legacy of the traditional craftworks from Odisha, which still remain undiscovered by many travellers.

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India starting to appreciate art through memes

India starting to appreciate art through memes

May 4, 2017

In an increasingly connected world, which interacts on the internet, new ways of experiencing fine art are turning out to be through images with funny captions.

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Mumbai hosts its first zine festival

Mumbai hosts its first zine festival

May 2, 2017

An artists' duo is working on reinvigorating zine culture in India, putting them on display at an ongoing exhibition in Mumbai while also teaching others how to curate and celebrate the culture of self-published comics and literature.

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