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  • ‘What’s in a name’

    ‘What’s in a name’

    To overcome the dilemma of giving a fitting name to these ethereal female figures of ancient Indian sculpture, one has to go back to the much-used quote from Shakespeare, for the names by which we identify them, any other word would find them just as beautiful.

    December 23, 2018
  • Mapping out of a metaphorical space

    Mapping out of a metaphorical space

    Founded in 2000 by Minal and Dinesh Vazirani, Saffronart is an international auction house, and India’s most reputed, with over a hundred auctions to its credit. It is headquartered in Mumbai, with offices in New Delhi, London and New York. At the forefront of selling Indian art, Saffronart holds online and live auctions, exhibitions, and …

    March 17, 2018
  • Japanese art and Indian craft: Designer taps two worlds

    Japanese art and Indian craft: Designer taps two worlds

    The idea was to go beyond just using the colors as inspiration.

    November 29, 2017
  • Art of the Matter

    Art of the Matter

    Early Indian art, like Indian spirituality, is the manifestation of a perception of harmony, of oneness and a serene flow of internal bliss. This realisation is not generated by intellect or intellectual pursuit. In the spiritual sphere, the Vedic Rishi is the seer (drasta) of the eternal truth. The language of the veda is a …

    November 5, 2017
  • Vibrant art traditions

    Vibrant art traditions

    Aruna Bhowmick explores the little known cultural facets and rich traditions of Bihar and Jharkhand that are otherwise relegated as too primitive.

    July 13, 2017
  • Google honours artist Jamini Roy with doodle

    Google honours artist Jamini Roy with doodle

    Google on Tuesday honoured Jamini Roy, one of the earliest and most significant modernists of Indian art, with a doodle inspired by his famous "Black Horse" painting. "On what would be Jamini Roy's 130th birthday, we celebrate his significant contribution to the global art world with this Doodle homage, featuring one of his popular subjects," …

    April 11, 2017
  • World of art

    World of art

    Through the last year, while some quarters have been buzzing with activity, others have been ruing the "slowness of the market". This clearly has been a year continuing the trend of the big brothers of Indian art, with the iconic names under their arms, establish as money churners, as investors compete at high-end auctions to …

    December 28, 2016