Art

WHAT'S NEWS

An artist’s brush meets the serenity of nature

Art By OUR CORRESPONDENT

Art aficionadas in the national capital can look forward to some pioneering works of Vadodra based artist Ashish Kumar Das.

9 December, 2017

Piraji’s art teaches us the value of tradition and meaning of modernity

Art By BHUMIKA POPLI

Mumbai’s Akara Art Gallery is hosting a retrospective of Piraji Sagara, the distinguished painter and sculptor from Ahmedabad who passed away in 2014. The artist was highly influenced by social conditions of his time and world literature, writes Bhumika Popli.

9 December, 2017

Auction finds a meeting point between two eras

Art By OUR CORRESPONDENT

From mother goddess sculptures created over two thousand years ago, to Indian Modernism and today’s contemporary art, Saffronart’s upcoming online auction traces the development of Indian art through 121 works.

2 December, 2017

New show charts out the future of Indian art through works of masters and novices

Art By BHUMIKA POPLI

An ongoing exhibition at Delhi’s Art Alive Gallery provides a common platform to distinguished masters and emerging artists from across India. Bhumika Popli speaks to the organisers, as well as to the participants, about the vision behind the show.

2 December, 2017

History of the world through objects, and the future through imagined relics

Art By BHUMIKA POPLI

India and the World, a fascinating exhibition going on at the CSMVS, Mumbai, breaks down the history of the world into a set of art objects. The show also hosts a unique installation piece by Google Arts and Culture, on relics of the future, writes Bhumika Popli.

25 November, 2017

Da Vinci’s masterpiece sold for $450 million

Art By OUR CORRESPONDENT

Leonardo da Vinci’s 500-year old mystical masterpiece, Salvator Mundi claimed a place in auction history this evening, selling for US$450,312,500 (Rs 29,27,72,92343 approx.) and setting a new auction record for any work of art ever sold at auction, after 19 minutes of bidding.

18 November, 2017

Landscapes of dreams, flowery visions and an artist’s ordinary, workaday life

Art By BHUMIKA POPLI

French artist Maya Burman, whose recent paintings, watercolours and sketches are part of an ongoing show at Delhi’s Gallerie Ganesha, speaks to Bhumika Popli about the importance of dreams in a painter’s life, and how to break free of stylistic confines.

18 November, 2017

Pain, poverty, war: Art that is born of adversities

Art By OUR CORRESPONDENT

Pandora’s Box, a group show of compelling contemporary artworks curated by its co-founder Sonali Batra is on display at Delhi’s The Stainless Gallery.

11 November, 2017

Regional cosmopolitanism: Focus on the fading lights of the Madras movement

Art By VINEET GILL

Dhvani Se Shabd Aur Chinh, an ongoing exhibition at Delhi’s National Gallery of Modern Art, reintroduces us to forgotten painters, such as K.C.S. Paniker and R.B. Bhaskaran, who were central to the 1960s Madras Art Movement, writes Vineet Gill.

11 November, 2017
Subscribe to RSS - Art