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Warli painting adorns the wall of Lodhi Colony; all about the artists and this Maharashtrian folk art

May 12, 2022 5:00:45 pm

"In this art form, we use basic figures like triangles, circles, squares and lines," artist Mayur Vayeda shared

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Europe’s first samurai museum opens in Berlin

May 12, 2022 12:00:31 pm

As a new museum on the samurai opens in Berlin, here are five facts about how the legendary warriors and political elite shaped the history of Japan for centuries

Museum honouring Hryhorii Skovoroda destroyed by Russian forces in Ukraine; know more about the revered poet

May 11, 2022 1:20:26 pm

"The occupiers can destroy the museum where Hryhoriy Skovoroda worked for the last years of his life and where he was buried. But they will not destroy our memory and our values!" Oleh Synyehubov, governor of Kharkiv, said in a Telegram post

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Andy Warhol’s ‘Marilyn’ auction nabs $195M; most for US artist

May 11, 2022 12:00:37 pm

The Warhol sale unseated the previous record holder and another modern master, Jean-Michel Basquiat, whose 1982 painting “Untitled” of a skull-like face sold for a record $110.5 million at Sotheby’s in 2017.

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‘He was a true maestro’: Tributes pour in for santoor legend Pandit Shivkumar Sharma

May 10, 2022 6:20:10 pm

Sharing the unseen facets of the musician, Ina Puri, his biographer, said, "He had so much scholarly knowledge but he wore it lightly. He was a wonderful company and had a great sense of humour."

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‘Our cultural world is poorer’: PM Narendra Modi mourns the demise of Pandit Shivkumar Sharma

May 10, 2022 2:05:04 pm

"His departure impoverishes our cultural world. My deepest condolences," Mamata Banerjee wrote

Pt Shiv Kumar Sharma, who placed santoor on the centre stage of classical music, passes away

May 12, 2022 10:34:11 am

He had been suffering from kidney-related issues for the last six months and was on dialysis. He passed away due to cardiac arrest.

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Centuries-old passion play returns after pandemic break

May 8, 2022 8:00:52 pm

Almost half of the village's residents — more than 1,800 people, including 400 children — will participate in the play about the last five days before Christ's crucifixion.

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PM Modi gifts Rogan painting to the Queen of Denmark; find out more about it

May 6, 2022 9:10:28 am

Rogan painting is basically cloth printing seen in many parts of Gujarat, but mostly practised in the Kutch district

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What makes Ankon Mitra’s installations a study in perfection

May 5, 2022 7:00:00 pm

Architect-artist Ankon Mitra celebrates the quotidian in his latest solo while using origami techniques to fold aluminium sheets, leather, ceramics and even glass, resulting in an absolute spectacle

‘By working with leather, I’m telling stories of my community’: Artist Madhukar Mucharla

May 5, 2022 5:30:40 pm

Hyderabad-based artist, Madhukar Mucharla, who showed his works at the India Art Fair last week, on facing discrimination for being a Dalit, exploring the stories of the community and depicting their suffering by stitching together pieces of leather, traditionally associated with lower castes

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An exhibition in the memory of cartoonist Anirban Bora

May 4, 2022 10:50:20 am

Bengaluru’s prestigious Indian Institute of Cartoonists to exhibit caricatures and cartoons of Anirban Bora, who passed away from COVID last year

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Saffronart to hold an auction of antiquarian books from India

May 3, 2022 3:00:55 pm

More than a century old rare books on India will feature in this books auction. Among them is one that features an ‘Oomraojaan Dancing girl of Joogna’

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With interactive, utilitarian art and ‘easy access’, creators aim to ease anxieties around NFTs at India Art Fair

May 3, 2022 1:20:09 pm

Viewers are no longer just spectators admiring the painting from a distance, they find ways to engage with the exhibits intimately

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How viewers can seek guidance at the India Art Fair

May 3, 2022 9:20:59 am

The IAF has several curated walks on varied themes. We attended one walk and here is our experience.

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The India Art Fair has artists questioning gender stereotypes and celebrating femininity

May 1, 2022 3:15:28 pm

Art reflects society but also attempts at bringing a change. Among its numerous other highlights, the India Art Fair (IAF) 2022 also has several artists questioning gender stereotypes. Here is a look at some of the works intended at that.

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The Jazz Weekender in Delhi wants to introduce people to the latest in jazz

April 30, 2022 7:03:19 pm

The organisers are planning to host summer and winter editions of the festival at different venues across the country

India Art Fair returns to capital after Covid hiatus

April 30, 2022 1:43:14 am

Art is a reflection of society and artists often urge viewers to ask questions. Right at the entrance is a Madhukar Mucharla portrait of Babasaheb Ambedkar, the architect of the Indian Constitution who fought against caste discrimination.

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‘It’s a political act to decide to be a performing artiste’: Anita Ratnam

April 29, 2022 6:20:07 pm

In Delhi to mark 30 years of Narthaki – an online platform she created to connect the dance community – dancer, writer and arts entrepreneur Anita Ratnam talks about issues surrounding dance in India, the impact of the pandemic and challenges faced by performing artistes

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At India Art Fair, sights and sounds attract, compelling artworks make a mark: A roundup

April 29, 2022 3:50:50 pm

After a gap year due to the pandemic, the 13th edition of the India Art Fair brings together masters and contemporaries, and covers a huge gamut -- from indigenous art to NFT works

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INTACH Delhi Chapter honours its warriors with Heritage Awards 2022

April 29, 2022 12:00:00 pm

Writer Sohail Hashmi, Talent Group, and Friends of Heritage Society were recipients of the awards

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Works of MF Husain, FN Souza to go under hammer for first time at AstaGuru auctions

April 27, 2022 7:30:51 pm

The 'Masters Legacy' modern Indian art auction is a 1957 masterpiece by artist FN Souza, 'Girl in a Yellow Sweater'. Appearing in an auction for the first time, the painting was originally in the collection of Harold Kovner, a very important and extremely supportive patron to the artist.

After Covid hiatus, India Art Fair opens in Delhi tomorrow

With art in focus, the India Art Fair has several discussions and workshops planned around it

April 27, 2022 5:44:53 pm

Beyond mere viewing of art, the four-day event will also include other programmes to engage the audience. Here is what one can explore outside the gallery booths.

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Artist Sahej Rahal’s ongoing exhibition in Mumbai looks at history and ancestors through aliens, future worlds, and archeological dig sites

April 27, 2022 10:50:59 am

Days of future past: Ancestors, on view till May 8, is laid out like a post-human crypt

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‘The India Art Fair is a perfect place to reflect on and shape the current art world trends’: Jaya Asokan

April 25, 2022 5:00:44 pm

Jaya Asokan, director of India Art Fair, on giving representation to younger artists and indigenous art, and encouraging interaction between artists and the audience