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Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Vandana Kalra


‘Freedoms are not given, you have to snatch them’
Tue, Feb 25, 2020

Artist Atul Dodiya on his enduring engagement with the masters and how landscapes offer freedom to explore and why he engages with the society to produce his art.

An exhibition attempts to revive interest in Bengal’s traditional crafts
Tue, Feb 25, 2020

From well-known Kalighat paintings to more experimental work on conch shells, there will be many on display.

Voices that Nobody Heard
Sun, Feb 23, 2020

The Nepal Picture Library project is a powerful archive of women who have spoken truth to power.

Rohingya refugees in India sketch their stories in a comic book
Thu, Feb 20, 2020

Put together by World Comics India, a collective that promotes comics as a communication and empowerment tool for the marginalised, the book is an outcome of a workshop conducted by the organisation with around 50-60 Rohingya refugees in Kalindi Kunj and Nuh, Mewat.

I never force anything on my work: Marcel Dzama
Wed, Feb 05, 2020

Multimedia artist Marcel Dzama on the influence of cinema, animals in his art and why he put family and friends behind a mask

Origami art to bronze sculptures: A sneak peek into India Art Fair
Fri, Jan 31, 2020

With over 75 exhibitors from 20 global cities, the India Art Fair in the Capital presents a buffet of material explorations, a salute to the masters, a brush with the contemporary and hidden amidst all that is also the surreal.

Artist Sudipta Das’s doll-like sculptures share the trauma of the displaced
Mon, Jan 27, 2020

Made with the Korean dakjee doll-making technique, the fragile figures are suspended from the ceiling on the steps leading up to Delhi’s Latitude 28 gallery.

The handcrafted Constitution is a work of art
Mon, Jan 27, 2020

Bound in black leather and embossed in patterns of gold, the Constitution has been intricately calligraphed and illustrated by Nandalal Bose and Prem Behari Narain Raizada.

‘As an artist, it’s important to have conversations’, says Artist Bose Krishnamachari
Sun, Jan 19, 2020

Artist Bose Krishnamachari, 57, on returning with a solo after nearly a decade and why an artist cannot work in isolation from his surroundings.

Lines of Beauty
Sun, Jan 12, 2020

A wonderful teacher, a witty friend and a generous mentor, Akbar Padamsee was an artist who merged philosophy and aesthetics in his work to remarkable ends.

Akbar Padamsee (1928-2020): ‘He had a very distinct style, was a great colourist’
Tue, Jan 07, 2020

Described as “grammarian of art”, Padamsee was perhaps one of the most underrated associates of the famed Progressive Artists Group for a long time.

Giving colour to sound
Thu, Jan 02, 2020

Artist Samson Young on transcribing sonic compositions into graphic notations to discuss global concerns.

Hong Kong-born artist Samson Young on transcribing sonic compositions into graphic notations to discuss global concerns
Thu, Jan 02, 2020

Known to incorporate elements of music into his art practice, giving image to sounds, the trained composer with a Ph.D in Music Composition from Princeton University often comments on global issues and conflicts through his work.

Well-known artists pick a potential talent they believe will create a splash on the art scene in the years to come
Mon, Dec 30, 2019

Belonging to Samalkha, a small village in Haryana, for Duhan art is a means to depict the gender disparities that she grew up witnessing.

From Time to Time
Tue, Dec 24, 2019

Nine artists give form to the concept of time.

‘People should seek solace in art like they do in films’
Mon, Dec 16, 2019

NGMA Director General Adwaita Gadanayak on getting a three year extension, working with schools and opening more branches of the NGMA

The annual Nandan Mela in Santiniketan sees students and alumni come together for art
Tue, Dec 10, 2019

And apart from art for the walls in varied mediums, on sale were also handmade calendars, coasters, toys and cushion covers.

What’s on your mind, Curator
Wed, Nov 27, 2019

In its ninth edition, Experimenter gallery in Kolkata hosts the annual Curators’ Hub to promote critical discourse.

Forever Frames
Wed, Nov 27, 2019

Artist Olivia Fraser’s meditative works borrow from Indian iconographies and traditions.

Moving through the aisles
Thu, Nov 14, 2019

The India Art Festival brings together works of the masters and up-and-coming artists