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Friday, June 05, 2020

Vandana Kalra


Five landmark works by India’s foremost sculptor Ramkinkar Baij
Sat, May 30, 2020

To mark the artist’s 115th birth anniversary this week, we look at some of his significant works, such as Yaksha-Yakshi, Binodini, Sujata, Santhal Family and Girl with a Dog

Take a tour of museums in Europe from the comfort of your home
Wed, Apr 29, 2020

From British Museum to Van Gogh Museum, we take you through some of the most extraordinary exhibits.

Artist Zarina Hashmi passes away at 83
Sun, Apr 26, 2020

Hashmi was known for her minimalist monochrome prints and themes of separation and memory.

An online art gallery that allows virtual interaction with artists and their works
Sat, Apr 25, 2020

Ten galleries from India and Dubai come together to bring art to your home through a series of curated exhibitions online

With motifs of birds, fish and flowers, Madhubani artists bring traditional art to masks
Fri, Apr 17, 2020

With shortage of masks making it difficult to follow the latest directive on the need to wear one when stepping out of the house, artists in Madhubani are attempting to make a contribution.

‘To him (Satish Gujral) the medium was not prime, it was the concept’
Sat, Mar 28, 2020

On March 26, Satish Gujral's voice was forever silenced, with the passing away of the artist. The Padma Vibhushan awardee was 94. His cremation was held in Delhi in the presence of close family members on Friday.

Satish Gujral was ‘an institution in Delhi’
Sat, Mar 28, 2020

In the art fraternity, Gujral remained relatively a loner who did not relate with the ideologies of the then dominant Progressive Artists Group.

‘He would paint images with his camera’
Thu, Mar 26, 2020

Satyajit Ray’s associate for over two decades and a chronicler of his times, photographer Nemai Ghosh passes away .

Art in Quarantine
Mon, Mar 16, 2020

COVID-19 casts its shadow on museums and art soirees across India while galleries explore online sales.

Jelili Atiku: “I use my body to make the audience feel pain”
Thu, Feb 27, 2020

The pioneering Nigerian performance artiste on drawing upon contemporary politics for his art.

‘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.