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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.