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Exhibition, children, cancer, Strokes of Hope, Cancer Patients Aid Association,  Colours of Life festival

Exhibition in Mumbai to help children suffering from cancer

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Cancer Patients Aid Association(CPAA) organised the 12th edition of Colours of Life festival entitled Strokes of Hope. This annual art exhibition and sale of paintings raises funds for underprivileged children suffering from cancer.

10 December, 2016
Pastoral culture, Jaisingh Bhai, Sushma Iyengar, Rabari community, exhibition

Where visitors can get a taste of India’s rich and endangered pastoral culture

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A new art exhibition in the national capital aims to highlight the pastoralist way of life and the threat it faces from rampant urbanisation. Handcrafted artworks by weavers from across India showcased here have generated international attention, writes Bhumika Popli.

10 December, 2016
The Art of Shibori, dyeing techniques, Neha Puri Dhir, National Institute of Design, traditional techniques

Various dyeing techniques showcased at a Delhi show

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Exhibition of new works by artist Neha Puri Dhir titled The Art of Shibori is going on at Gallery Art Motif in New Delhi.

3 December, 2016
Amin Jaffer, Taj Mahal hotel, demonetisaton, exhibition, Indian jades, M.F. Hussain, yeb Mehta

‘Pre-auction period is a perfect time to study the artworks & sense their cost’

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Ahead of their art auction in Mumbai, scheduled for 18 December, Christie’s international director for Asian art, Dr Amin Jaffer speaks to Bhumika Popli about his long association with art, the world of auction and the strong presence of South Asian art globally.

3 December, 2016
Pune Biennale Foundation, Bharati Vidyapeeth University College of Architecture, Pune Municipal Corporation, Clean City Movement, Panchshil Foundation

300 artists set to participate in the upcoming Pune Biennale

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Pune Biennale, the flagship event of Pune Biennale Foundation, presents a global platform for showcasing the city’s creative talent.

26 November, 2016
Atanu Roy, children’s books, Big Little Book Award, Proiti Roy, digital medium

Illustrating children’s books remains a highly challenging artistic enterprise

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Only those artists who have the requisite talent, patience and total commitment to the study of form are able to become master illustrators. But even for the best in the business, illustrating a children’s book is an endeavour fraught with difficulties, writes Bhumika Popli.

26 November, 2016
Kochi Biennale, Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2016, traditional Indian art form, Shrinathji, Pooja Singhal

Pichvai-inspired works to be exhibited at the Kochi Biennale

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At the Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2016, visitors will get a chance to explore an exhibition of contemporary interpretations of Pichvai works that, for the first time, will bring this traditional Indian art form into a nascent new avatar.

19 November, 2016
Sukanta Dasgupta, papier collé, ndia International Centre Annexe, Tolani Maritime Institute, Phalguni Das Gupta

Papering over: An artist who aims to reanimate the old form of papier collé

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Pune-based artist Sukanta Dasgupta, teaches nuclear engineering by the day, but by night, his focus shifts to matters more aesthetic. Over the years, he has mastered the form of papier collé and his collage pieces, composed of bits of paper, are second to none, writes Bhumika Popli.

19 November, 2016
Gond exhibition, Bhajju Shyam’s Maa Matre, Gond art tradition, OJAS Art, Anubhav Nath

Showcasing indigenous genius at the upcoming Gond exhibition

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The current solo show by Gond artist Bhajju Shyam’s Maa Matre has more than 40 works on display. The artworks revolve around nature, a subject closest to Bhajju’s heart.

12 November, 2016
Ruth Rosengarten, digital technology, Umrao Singh Sher-Gil,  photography, Dayanita Singh

The constructed image and its pivotal role in the history of photography

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Art historian and photographer Ruth Rosengarten, who was recently in Delhi to deliver a lecture on photography, speaks to Bhumika Popli about the impact of digital technology on the visual arts and about her own experiments with the photographic image.

12 November, 2016
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