A 19th century portrait of three women from Mysore has been going viral as "one of the most important scientific pictures in the history of medicine in India". Who are they, and what did the portrait depict?
Researchers have reported that Pleistocene-era rock paintings dating back to 45,000-20,000 years ago in cave sites in southern Sulawesi, on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, are weathering at an alarming rate.
At a time when the art industry is adapting to the rules of the Covid protocols and making an effort to bring the audience back, attempts are also being made through DAW to encourage engagement from the art aficionados
Late evening on March 11, it went under the hammer at the Saffronart Spring Live Auction for Rs 39.98 crore ($5.5 million) — a new record for the highest price achieved for a work of Indian art in an auction worldwide.
“They would come every day to ask what was to be done, keen to get involved. We felt this way they would also feel more of a sense of ownership of the space once it’s clean and it might help to keep it that way,” said Saini.
While the kolam mat somewhat reflects the shared South Asian heritage between Shanthi Chandrasekar and Vice President Kamala Harris, the artist notes how it also represents an amalgamation between math and art
Anchored by Keralam Museum, an organisation formed to build and modernise museums, the “new museum movement strives to challenge old-fashioned norms about conservation of cultures, replacing them with revolutionary concepts that are gaining ground in other parts of the world”.