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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.

John Baldessari, Who Gave Conceptual Art a Dose of Humor, Is Dead at 88

January 06, 2020 4:08 pm

Baldessari, the artist who helped transform Los Angeles into a global art capital through his witty image-making and decades of teaching there, died on Thursday at his home, he was 88.

We need more opportunities, say artists with disability

November 05, 2019 5:34 pm

The awards team received over 130 submissions from 15 states across India.

War and Peace: A workshop by Bangladeshi artists

January 07, 2019 12:55 am

Eight Bangladeshi artists submerge themselves into their country’s tumultuous history, universal repercussions of war, and inclusivity of art

Craft Village has been established to bridge the gap between rural and urban communities: Iti Tyagi

December 03, 2018 3:40 pm

Iti Tyagi, Founder, Crafts Village, on the India Craft Week in Delhi and lessons on sustainable futures.

18 books and games to introduce your child to the world of art

September 29, 2018 10:30 am

Starry Night is regarded as one of Van Gogh's finest works. Can you put together the puzzle pieces to complete the picture?

The rich history of Gond art and its evolution

June 04, 2016 2:17 pm

Today's Gond art is not a mere tradition but has a very new and contemporary element attached to it.

ARTISTS VIDEOS

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. http://indianexpress.com/article/cities/delhi/space-jam-3/