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Friday, September 17, 2021



Japan's highest art prize given to photographer Sebastião Salgado

September 15, 2021 11:07 am

The Praemium Imperiale is endowed with 15 million yen (€115,000). Previous winners include violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter, actress Catherine Deneuve, designer Issey Miyake, director Martin Scorsese, choreographer Pina Bausch and painter Gerhard Richter

Why Kerala's Lokame Tharavadu, showing over 250 Malayali artists, was a need of the hour

September 06, 2021 5:20 pm

The Alappuzha exhibition that began in April, and has now been extended till November 30, brings together a show of hope, employment and regeneration in a pandemic-ridden world

Paintings, projections, VR starry nights: Can we ever know Van Gogh?

July 19, 2021 12:00 pm

Not the van Gogh works I remember, but at least here was the art, standing still and on its own, and without interruption. And here was the artist — a timeline of his life, blurbs about his career.

Accidental artists declare their love, one rubik’s cube at a time

July 10, 2021 1:54 pm

Since early 2020, Loeb and Pollack have been collaborating on a series of celebrity portraits made from Rubik’s Cubes. Their Alex Trebek piece is currently on display at the Ripley’s Believe it or Not! Museum in Gatlinburg, Tennessee.

'His vibrant colours represented India': Atul Dodiya

February 20, 2021 4:56 pm

When SH Raza said artists need to work like labourers

We are in trouble, else we wouldn’t ask…please donate: Kavita Krishnamurthy

October 03, 2020 8:41 am

More than 450 artistes will come together for ‘India’s biggest fundraising gala’ I Believe #ArtMatters on October 4, to support artistes crippled by the lockdown

Indian artists in Europe share experience of migrant labourers walking home during lockdown

July 20, 2020 11:39 am

Pankaj Tiwari and Abhishek Thapar walked for 13 days, sharing anecdotes from the migrant experiences in India to whoever joined them on the road. On July 15, they ended the piece, titled ‘The Art of Walking’, at a refugee camp in Calais, France, where large numbers of migrants wait to be let into the UK

Loneliness in Art: Bose Krishnamachari and Manisha Parekh on works that best depict solitude

July 06, 2020 6:20 pm

For Bose Krishnamachari, Vermeer's The Milkmaid mirrors the Dutch artist's own loneliness and captures meaningful realism, while Manisha Parekh considers Georgia O'Keeffe’s Winter Road 1 as the work of someone comfortable with one’s own company

Loneliness in Art: Jitish Kallat and Gigi Scaria on its intensity and escape

June 09, 2020 11:40 am

For Jitish Kallat, Frida Kahlo’s The Two Fridas melds imagery of healing and agitation all at once, Gigi Scaria finds in Sudhir Patwardhan’s Balcony a faraway destination that’s as important as one’s breath.

Artist Wajid Khan turns nails, bullets and automotive parts into art that tells tales

April 01, 2020 9:01 am

Last month, Namaste Orchha festival exhibited his celestial 40-feet hydra-like kinetic installation, made with 300 steel bowls which locked in and out itself with every gush of wind.


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.