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

May 03, 2022 12:02 pm

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

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

April 25, 2022 4:24 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

Remembering Sabiha Hashmi: The teacher, the mentor

April 16, 2022 1:10 pm

Mrs Hashmi, who passed away on April 5, lives in the stories of her students' lives, having blessed so many with her peerless grace, dignity, and kindhearted tutelage

Between the wars: The revolutionary art of Beirut's golden 60s

April 14, 2022 1:21 pm

A Berlin exhibition explores the buzzing heyday of Beirut's arts scene in the 1960s, and how it was cut short by the darkness of the Lebanese Civil War.

What's next for Russian art loans in France?

April 12, 2022 2:34 pm

More than a million visitors have admired the Morozov Collection in Paris. But due to the war in Ukraine, sending the Impressionist masterpieces back to Russia is complicated.

Art may come out as a reaction to hatred but not out of fear: Muzaffar Ali

April 02, 2022 7:53 pm

Muzaffar Ali on turning his Sufi festival – Jahan-e-Khusrau – into a cultural retreat this year, moving it from Humayun’s Tomb to Tijara Fort Palace for an immersive experience, his new musical ballet and the artistic expression or lack thereof in the current times

What's the writing on the wall at the Rashtrapati Bhavan?

April 02, 2022 11:14 pm

The state corridor showcases the cultural wonder of India through murals that decorate its wall and ceiling, honouring deeper spiritual truths from our holy books

Anna 'Delvey' Sorokin will have a solo show in April with pieces made while incarcerated

March 27, 2022 6:28 pm

The solo show will feature 15-20 pieces, each listed for $10,000, which will tell her life story over the past few years, spanning pre-incarceration as well as during her sentence.

Hair today, art tomorrow: Filipino salon owner uses own hair to create portraits

March 27, 2022 8:52 am

Using a thin brush and clear, sticky resin, the co-owner of a Manila hair salon sprinkles these collected strands and clippings on a blank white canvas

Italian museums to return loaned works to Russian galleries

March 12, 2022 1:52 pm

The Hermitage Museum, based in St. Petersburg, wrote to Milan's Palazzo Reale asking for the return of two paintings - including 'Young woman with a feathered hat' by the Venetian painter Titian -- loaned for the 'Titian and the image of women in 16th century Venice' exhibition


In pictures: COVID-inspired murals around the world

January 18, 2022 8:03 pm

Take a look at COVID-inspired murals around the world

Former football player Alan Page puts treasured art up for sale

June 01, 2021 1:47 pm

The Pages had no idea those drawings, purchased in 1985 from a gallery in New York at the suggestion of one of their daughters, would become so valuable

The Easter Eggstravaganza: This Indian egg artist's solo exhibition in Chicago will make you go gaga

March 25, 2016 4:24 pm

Farha Sayeed, a renowned Indian egg artist in the US has held a solo exhibition displaying 70 intricately hand-carved creations made out of egg shells of different birds.

Record-breaking moments: Paintings by Picasso, Van Gogh in the top 10 most expensive artworks auctioned in 2015

December 30, 2015 12:49 am

As the year comes to an end, we take a look at the past 12 months and the 10 most expensive works of art sold at auctions.

Welcome to the candyland! Floor art made with candy, sugar, beads and toys

March 13, 2015 4:10 pm

If you have a sweet tooth and love candies, you might want to eat up this artwork. Australian artist Tanya Schultz uses candies, toys and other materials to create art. Have a look.

India Art Fair kicks off in the capital

January 30, 2015 1:57 pm

The seventh edition of India Art Fair features modern and contemporary art from across the world. The four-day fair would be held from 29 January to 1 February.

10 pieces of food art you would absolutely love to devour

January 12, 2015 7:05 pm

If you are a foodie, and an aesthete at the same time, you will have a hard time resisting the awesome food while you are appreciating the art part of it. Ten pieces of food art that will blow you away.

From flying autos to scary walls: Innovative street art that will blow you away

December 10, 2014 6:01 pm

Creativity can be found anywhere, even on streets. Here's the best of street art witnessed in Mumbai.

Rural art: Here's what goes behind the beautiful Batik printing and dying

September 03, 2014 3:37 pm

Bhairavgarh, in Ujjain district of Madhya Pradesh, is famous for Batik art of fabric printing and dyeing. Check out the Batik processes from fabric treatments, dyeing, wax printing and painting.


Street Art in India: Through the art of Miles Toland

June 22, 2020 6:06 pm

We met Miles Toland in Dharavi, spoke at length about Street Art and how it can educate the masses. He speaks about public art and how it also belongs to the masses and in the streets.

India Art Festival hosts first edition in national capital

January 16, 2016 9:24 am

New Delhi, Jan 16 (ANI): After hosting successful four editions in Mumbai and an international edition at World Trade Centre in Seoul, Korea, India Art Festival has flown in to Delhi with over 300 artists and 40 art galleries from 15 Indian cities and 5 countries under one roof. From contemporary work to modern art or complex art forms, the three day long festival aims to provide a platform for artists, galleries, art collectors and connoisseurs to come together for dialogues and collaborations. Here, a few artists presented their own-self through their canvas, while few simply expressed their passion towards the art. Apart from this, one can get their hands on Urdu calligraphy carved on sculptures, miniatures that have taken 30 long years to get complete, portraits which are knitted with beads, colourful threads, precious and semi-precious stones and a lot of breath-taking paintings by various artists. India Art Festival, which began on January 14, will conclude onJanuary 17.

Space Jam: Graffiti as StreetArt

April 17, 2014 4:07 pm

At a recent graffiti showdown in the city, artists from across the country gathered to showcase their styles.