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New project tells Jewish art collectors' stories

March 03, 2022 9:49 am

The stories of the people whose art collections were looted by the Nazis are rarely told. A new project in Berlin and Munich aims to change this.

Kolkata-based gallery Experimenter presents ode to life in pandemic at Art Dubai

April 02, 2021 1:58 pm

Titled, '8:01', the show featuring artists like Ayesha Sultana, and Biraaj Dodiya, is the only Indian showcase at the six-day long (March 29- April 2) art fair at the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC)

Analysis: One year into pandemic, the art world adapts to survive

March 19, 2021 11:29 am

The artworld is reeling from the impact of lockdowns, travel bans and social distancing, and fairs like Art Basel suffered more than most. The business of buying and selling art is having to adapt to limit the damage

After outcry, Israeli museum calls off sale of Islamic art

March 12, 2021 11:22 am

The agreement ends a saga that drew broad condemnation and threatened to gut one of Israel’s prized public art collections. Art experts criticized the attempted sale to private collectors, saying it had been hidden from the public and violated the museum’s founding mission to edify the Israeli public about the Islamic world through art

Stolen ancient Jain, Hindu statues worth $450,000 seized in the US

March 13, 2016 2:28 pm

The seized statues were of Rishabhanata, the first Jain Thirthankar, and of Revanta, a son of God Surya. The stolen statues were to have been auctioned on Tuesday during Asia Week in New York.

Age of Innocence

January 22, 2015 12:30 am

Roy Thomas melds opposing motifs of violence and peace in his work.

My Name is Blue

August 09, 2014 1:04 am

The last of seven generations, this artisan makes rare blue pottery, but won’t tell how

My Sassy Girl: Brazilian graphic designer's illustrations are a snarky take on women's freedom

July 22, 2014 11:31 am

Brazilian graphic designer Carol Rossetti’s illustrations are a snarky take on women’s freedom.

Indian August

July 21, 2014 12:34 am

At the Edinburgh Fringe next month, an Englishwoman’s performance promises to ‘open a suitcase full of magical memories of colonial India’

A Life in Art

June 14, 2014 4:20 am

An exhibition at NGMA brings to life the idiosyncrasies of Amrita Sher-Gil