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Tuesday, May 17, 2022



Iranian artist brings secret messages of freedom and quotidian truths to Pune

May 06, 2022 3:12 pm

Titled Raaz, the exhibition at Koregaon Park comprises works that Khosrow Hassanzadeh created before the pandemic as he wrote while singing out loud the poems he was composing, and danced around in a kind of Sufi movement so that what emerged are texts that nobody can read, with an image hinting at the theme.

What makes Ankon Mitra's installations a study in perfection

May 05, 2022 4:51 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

Female artists dominate the Venice Biennale for first time

April 23, 2022 3:13 pm

The result is a Biennale that puts the spotlight on artists who have been long overlooked despite prolific careers, while also investigating themes including gender norms, colonialism and climate change

Ukrainian artist makes cultural stand at Venice Biennale

April 21, 2022 2:35 pm

One of Ukraine’s most important living artists, Makov set off by car for the Biennale on March 2, squeezing in his wife, two female family friends and his 92-year-old mother

Austrian avant-garde artist Hermann Nitsch dies at 83

April 19, 2022 6:15 pm

Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen tweeted that Nitsch "redefined" the Austrian art world.

Pune child prodigy artist poised for London solo exhibition debut

April 13, 2022 2:43 pm

The schoolboy, who is currently in the process of completing his collection for the exhibition, started painting as he played with food colours at just eight months old

Self-taught artist in Chennai’s Pondy Bazaar draws himself out of poverty, one stroke at a time

April 03, 2022 7:44 am

Twenty-year-old M Surendhar sits quietly on a busy shopping street in the city, his deft hands moving quickly across a white paper, conjuring portraits of people in minutes – while his efforts help sustain his family, the Visual Communication student hopes his talent will take him further.

'Interwoven metaphors make art a great bridge to understand time and space of life': Artist NS Harsha

March 11, 2022 10:39 pm

Recipient of several prestigious awards, Mysuru-based NS Harsha, 52, reflects on the cosmic and the prosaic in his solo at Delhi’s Vadehra gallery.

Meet Simon Beck who creates mind-blowing snow art using snowshoes and a ski pole

March 08, 2022 11:12 am

The Londoner, who now lives in the French Alps, draws geometric doodles which are best viewed from a height, and change their appearance according to the angle one views them from

Why the gender-fluid polychrome sculptures by a Sri Lankan-Australian artist is making waves globally

February 23, 2022 2:04 pm

Civilisations, iconographies and colours collide in Australian sculptor Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran’s first solo show in India


Exhibition pays ode to women artists' contribution to Indian modernism

March 07, 2022 5:15 pm

The exhibition, A Place in The Sun: Women Artists from 20th Century India, features works by 10 women artists from 20th century India

A look at pichwai artist Kuldeepak Soni's striking works

October 13, 2021 3:04 pm

Kuldeepak Soni hails from a family of traditional artists from Bhilwara, Rajasthan

Art exhibition: Of artists and their ideas of progress

October 05, 2021 4:13 pm

The group art exhibition of paintings and sculptures was on view at the Visual Arts Gallery, New Delhi

In pictures: Paris' Arc de Triomphe wrapped in shimmering fabric

September 21, 2021 2:03 pm

Imagined by late Bulgarian-born artist Christo and his wife Jeanne-Claude, “L’Arc de Triomphe, Wrapped” was finally brought to life by Christo’s nephew, Vladimir Yavatchev

New art exhibition explores Bengal in 1790s with rare etchings

July 29, 2021 7:11 pm

The first edition, containing 250 hand-coloured etchings, was published in Calcutta (Kolkata) between 1796 and 1799 by the European artist Baltazard Solvyns, which was was followed by a second, enlarged edition in Paris between 1808 and 1812

In the second wave, idol makers in Kolkata worry about sales ahead of Durga Puja

June 08, 2021 1:01 pm

Idol makers are worried about Durga Puja again this year, still recuperating from losses of last year, hoping for lockdown restrictions to lift.

In photos: Digital artist Beeple's work is 'first purely digital artwork (NFT) ever up for auction at Christie’s'

March 02, 2021 5:22 pm

‘Christie’s has never offered a new media artwork of this scale or importance before,’ says Noah Davis, a specialist in Post-War & Contemporary Art at Christie’s in New York


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.