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Thursday, June 30, 2022



FBI seizes disputed Basquiat artwork from Florida museum

June 25, 2022 2:42 pm

Basquiat found success in the 1980s as part of the Neo-expressionism movement. The Orlando Museum of Art was the first institution to display pieces said to have been found in an old storage locker years after Basquiat's 1988 death from a drug overdose at age 27

Behind The Art: Why was Jacques-Louis David's painting 'Napoleon Crossing the Alps' considered a propaganda tool in 1801?

June 18, 2022 9:46 pm

Considered a popular image of the French military leader since 1801, five exact versions of this painting were made by his loyal servant Jacques-Louis David till 1805. But, what is the real story behind the image of Napoleon?

Behind the Art: Why Edvard Munch’s 'The Scream' is considered as an icon of modern art

June 11, 2022 5:16 pm

Munch’s 'The Scream' is an icon of modern art, the father of the 'Ghostface' mask worn by antagonists in the 'Scream' films, and so much more. But what is the real story behind the art?

Gaza war survivor commemorates victims in paintings

May 27, 2022 12:52 pm

"The language of art spreads faster, it is the language of all people regardless of our languages and nationalities. My message is that I want the occupier to be punished," said Qolaq, surrounded by paintings drawn in grey and black colours

Picasso's portrait of lover and muse, Femme nue couchée, to go under hammer for the first time

April 11, 2022 8:47 am

Termed as one of "Pablo Picasso’s most monumental and uninhibitedly sensual portrayals of Marie-Thérèse Walter", the portrait is from the acclaimed painter's most prolific years

London art gallery removes van Gogh souvenirs belittling mental health from sale after backlash

February 16, 2022 4:02 pm

The items on sale included a bar of soap, touted as ideal for a "tortured artist who enjoys fluffy bubbles", and an "emotional first aid kit", which is marketed as "a box of wise emergency advice for 20 key psychological situations"

'Refreshes the soul': Largest ever collection of watercolours painted by Prince Charles goes on display

January 13, 2022 4:43 pm

A known painting enthusiast, Prince Charles — the eldest son of Queen Elizabeth II — began painting in the 1970s, which he says "transports me to another dimension"

How art restorers uncover hidden details in artworks

December 26, 2021 8:14 pm

Hidden paintings have been found concealed behind famous artworks in 2021. How do art restorers reveal these details?

Art Tree to present three traditional art forms to celebrate oneness of India

December 21, 2021 5:14 pm

Titled 'Ekayan - Ek Sutra', the show will present Madhubani, Phad and Chintz to art lovers in the national capital

Venezuelan artist brings new value to discarded banknotes

November 13, 2021 7:34 pm

Hyperinflation also prompted artists in Zimbabwe to turn worthless Mugabe-era banknotes into paintings.


Exhibition explores pandemic anxiety, resilience through artworks

March 19, 2022 11:17 am

The solo show from Radhika Hamlai – Shifting Terrain in Ahmedabad saw 'experimental' works

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

Exhibition presents paintings of Indian birds commissioned by East India Company

September 07, 2021 7:12 pm

The exhibition presents a rich selection of Company Paintings of Indian birds, entirely from DAG's gallery collection in honour of the unknown Indian masters commissioned by the East India Company in the late 18th and early 19th centuries

In pics: Art exhibition explores landscape painting in India over 200 years

April 30, 2021 1:04 pm

An ongoing exhibition, New Found Lands, curated by Dr Giles Tillotson, explores landscape painting in India over a period of two hundred years, from 1780 to 1980