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Monday, June 21, 2021



German police say 17th century paintings found in highway dumpster

June 19, 2021 1:30 pm

One is a self-portrait by Pietro Belloti showing the Italian artist smiling and dating to 1665

How an artist viewed the lockdown

January 16, 2021 1:13 am

Confinement, memory and migrants — artist Sudhir Patwardhan on an ongoing body of work emerging from the pandemic

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

Did you know Queen Victoria loved to draw? See pics of her sketches and paintings

July 07, 2020 4:40 pm

Queen Victoria was eight years old when she started drawing classes. And many of her paintings and sketches have been preserved

Nude paintings are just art, won't be cowed by moral policing: Chennai painter Ramya Sadasivam

November 03, 2019 1:26 pm

"In any right-wing dominated state or in a conservative place like Chennai, it is difficult to be a figurative painter. But I have started to learn how to take criticism positively," says Sadasivam.

The Man Behind the Image

September 19, 2018 8:25 am

Dastkari Haat Samiti attempts to empower artisans through a photography workshop

Finding God in the Everyday

May 11, 2018 12:20 am

Born in Karkala, a small town in Karnataka, Vasudeo Kamath grew up in the bustling metropolis of Mumbai. As a child, he used to draw lines on the walls and floors of his house, representing trains running on tracks.

Creating the Gods

September 28, 2017 12:35 am

An exhibition on pre-Bengal School of art shows the meeting of Western and Indian traditions

Order in Chaos

August 30, 2017 12:00 am

Bangalore-based artist Rajita Schade explores disorder and chaos in modern day society through her abstract works

Matters of the Mind

July 26, 2017 12:00 am

Subir Hati’s exhibition offers a closer look at human psychology and internal battles. The fifth recipient of Glenfiddich’s Emerging Artist of the Year 2016 award, Hati was one among the eight artists chosen from across the globe who were given an opportunity to spend three months at the Glenfiddich Distillery in Scotland.


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