Tuesday, Oct 04, 2022



Indie music artists that you absolutely need to check out

September 23, 2022 5:17 pm

Check out our favourite indie artists, and why you need to listen to them ASAP.

How octogenarian brothers' colorful posters went global

September 04, 2022 11:00 am

It doesn't matter that the brothers are more than 80 years old or that the two, born in Ecuador and raised in Colombia, speak limited English. They have embraced their new customers and draw all day in the Manhattan apartment they have shared for nearly 20 years

An AI-generated picture won an art prize. Artists aren’t happy.

September 07, 2022 6:13 pm

But one entrant, Jason M. Allen of Pueblo West, Colorado, didn’t make his entry with a brush or a lump of clay. He created it with Midjourney, an artificial intelligence program that turns lines of text into hyper-realistic graphics.

A WWII family secret: How two trailblazing female artists were rediscovered

June 16, 2022 7:24 pm

Katharina Feil spent decades investigating her family's history under the Nazis, and found out that two of her relatives, Sophie and Betty Wolff, were artists who worked with Käthe Kollwitz

Japanese female photographers in the spotlight in Kyoto

April 21, 2022 2:04 pm

Women were long absent from the Japanese photography scene. Kyoto's International Festival of Photography is now dedicating a special exhibition to their work.

‘The art community is presently focussed on revisiting artists whose histories have been overlooked’: Gallerist Mortimer Chatterjee

April 15, 2022 12:22 pm

A new book gets 54 historians, writers and curators to nominate their favourite Indian artworks since the 1900s

Qawwal booked for ‘provocative’ remarks; artistes warned against ‘anti-national’ thoughts

April 01, 2022 5:25 am

Madhya Pradesh police have left for Kanpur to arrest Shareef Parwaaz, the UP-based qawwal booked over his comments about PM Modi, Amit Shah and Yogi Adityanath during a performance in Madhya Pradesh’s Rewa district on March 28.

AstaGuru's contemporary art auction to feature 115 works of 83 artists

February 04, 2022 6:53 pm

Two major works by leading contemporary artist Bharti Kher, executed in her signature style with the use of 'Bindi', will be highlight of the auction. Traditionally a symbol of femininity, strength and spirituality, the bindi has undergone a subliminal transformation through her art.

Arts groups innovate to battle COVID-caused revenue downturn

January 01, 2022 1:27 pm

The arts and culture industries have been battered during the past 21 months as organizations furloughed staff, cancelled shows and slashed budgets to weather the pandemic

African artists embrace NFTs for better rewards

November 08, 2021 4:08 pm

NFTs are a type of digital asset which use blockchain to record the ownership of items such as images, videos and other collectibles. Their roaring popularity has baffled many but the explosive growth shows no sign of abating.


Auction chronicled the vibrant legacy of Indian art; showcased rare, unseen works

September 29, 2022 9:24 am

Chronicling the vibrant legacy of Indian art, a finely curated selection of avant-garde works includes those of M V Dhurandhar, Tyeb Mehta, M F Husain, F N Souza, K H Ara, Jehangir Sabavala, S H Raza, Ganesh Pyne, Ram Kumar, Jogen Chowdhury, and Bikash Bhattacharjee to name a few

An ode to women artists and their works

March 21, 2022 6:29 pm

The exhibition was titled The Power Within, The Power Beyond

'Present Future': Auction to highlight prevalent, upcoming trends in contemporary art

February 11, 2022 11:45 am

AstaGuru’s second edition of ‘Present Future’ contemporary art auction features 115 works by 83 artists.

Art exhibition brings together Indian and Argentinian artists to explore realism, dystopia

November 07, 2021 3:08 pm

Indian artist Meghna Patpatia and Argentinian artist Julia Romano take existing realistic elements and combine them with the surreal elements of mythology and ancient anthropology in a new art exhibition titled 'Dreamscapes'

Artists explore notions of identity through their works

September 02, 2021 5:46 pm

The exhibition titled Plot-Points explored the ever-evolving notion of identity and status through the ecologies of migration, land, and power

Beatles fame Sir Paul McCartney gets own set of royal postage stamps

May 08, 2021 4:18 pm

The Britain's Royal Mail will issue a set of 12 stamps depicting McCartney and his work, saying it was paying tribute to "one of the most iconic and enduring music artists of all time."


Raje Govt. launches massive campaign to attract tourists

February 11, 2016 3:59 am

Jaipur, Feb 11 (ANI): The Rajasthan government has taken an initiative to facelift Jaipur's Gandhi Nagar Railway station. A team of local artists and art work enthusiasts spent hundreds of hours in designing and creating folk art on different walls of the railway station. According to authorities, the main objective behind this approach is to makeover the image of Rajasthan and promotes tourism. In the recent past, the Vasudhara Government launched a massive ad campaign on TV and radio to promote tourism in the state.

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.