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Portrait of a suffering genius who lived and died to serve his talent

Art By VINEET GILL

Loving Vincent is touted as the world’s first ‘hand-painted’ film, and it includes thousands of coloured frames done in the typical Van Gogh-esque style. But in the final analysis, it reduces the artist’s legacy to a few brushstrokes, writes Vineet Gill.

23 December, 2017

India Art Fair releases programme for 2018

Art By OUR CORRESPONDENT

India Art Fair, the leading platform to discover modern and contemporary art from South Asia, announced programme highlights for its 2018 edition, which is to take place at the NSIC grounds, Okhla Industrial Area,New Delhi from 9-12 February 2018.

16 December, 2017

Towards a new beginning: Styles and subjects in contemporary Indian art

Art By BHUMIKA POPLI

A group exhibition at Delhi’s India Habitat Centre aims to engage viewers through a series of works by 44 contemporary artists from across India, who have dared to explore unconventional themes and experimental forms, writes Bhumika Popli.

16 December, 2017

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
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