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Young exponents learn centuries-old Kotah miniature art to keep drying craft alive

November 24, 2022 2:07 pm

Kotah miniature paintings are characterised by medium heights and almond-eyed human faces.

How craft revivalist Madan Meena gives miniature art a contemporary flavour

November 03, 2022 3:55 pm

His exhibition in the Capital documents the craft and art traditions of Rajasthan and locates them in today’s context

Artist Suvigya Sharma is on a mission to protect endangered species, one miniature artwork at a time

August 30, 2022 12:25 pm

Choosing art as a medium to promote conservation has the power to reach places where other mediums can't, said artist Suvigya Sharma

Meet the artist whose 'micro' artworks sold for more than £90,000

October 17, 2021 12:10 pm

There is miniature art, which looks super realistic and meticulous, and then there is micro art, which is what David A Lindon does

How to smell a Mughal and Rajput miniature painting

September 24, 2021 6:18 pm

A new virtual exhibition, 'Bagh-e-Hind', takes audiences through the fragrant worlds of Indian miniatures, one note at a time

Indian miniature paintings subject of art historian Losty's new book

November 07, 2020 5:00 pm

Many of these paintings offer fascinating insights into Indian attire and fabrics, as they were acquired for the textiles and costumes they illustrate.

How miniatures from one of India’s largest museum collection are being brought alive

October 26, 2020 7:26 pm

Browse details of celebrated miniatures from the National Museum collection on Google Arts & Culture, from the Ramayana series to Pahari art

Think Small

October 24, 2013 4:46 am

An exhibition of miniature paintings recreates the Mughal era through intricate detailing and fine craftsmanship


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.