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  • Amrita Sher-Gil’s painting sets world record for the artist, sells for Rs 37.8 cr

    Amrita Sher-Gil’s painting sets world record for the artist, sells for Rs 37.8 cr

    "The work highlights her growth and development as an artist and is a culmination of years of coming into her own as an artist of repute. It is, additionally, a rare work of the artist from that particular period to emerge in the art market and we are honoured to have played a part in creating a new benchmark with this auction."

    July 15, 2021
  • Auction breaks world records for art masters Paritosh Sen, HA Gade

    Auction breaks world records for art masters Paritosh Sen, HA Gade

    "H.A. Gade was an extremely important proponent of the Modern Movement in India, he was one of the founding members of the Progressive Artists' Group. The record established for his untitled, oil on canvas painting, executed circa 1950, speaks volumes of his stature and importance as an artist."

    July 2, 2021
  • Canvasses become mirrors to viewers’ minds in this virtual art show

    Canvasses become mirrors to viewers’ minds in this virtual art show

    The exhibition displays 26 artworks by the artist that are from two different eras -- one from when he first dabbled into surrealism, and the other from what he calls the "Triunity" era, in which one major element is repeated three times in the painting.

    July 2, 2021
  • Noted Dravidian artist Elayaraja succumbs to Covid

    Noted Dravidian artist Elayaraja succumbs to Covid

    "Death is inevitable. Only artists elude it. The artworks we leave behind ensure that we live beyond our stay in this world."

    June 8, 2021
  • A pioneering auction dedicated to female artists in May

    A pioneering auction dedicated to female artists in May

    "I greatly admire Louise Bourgeois for having a family, a husband and a wonderful career but when I am looking at Spider 1994, I'm not wondering what gender of artist made the work."

    April 27, 2021
  • Art inspired by botanicals

    Art inspired by botanicals

    Local and international artists alike have taken to using urban surfaces, big and small, as their canvas.

    April 24, 2021
  • Baripada Civic body provides painting option for urban poor

    Baripada Civic body provides painting option for urban poor

    The urban poor nearly 400 are engaging in wall painting, repair and construction work of drains in some wards under the municipality area.

    August 3, 2020
  • Are you left-brained or right-brained?

    Are you left-brained or right-brained?

    There is a common belief that most people are either more “right-brained” or more “left-brained” while there are a few who are almost equally balanced. A strong left brain manifests itself through interest and competency in analytical subjects – science, mathematics, business and accounting, logic, manufacturing etc. whereas a person with a strong right brain …

    September 2, 2018
  • Thirst for knowledge

    Thirst for knowledge

    Bright yellow tigers with upturned vases stuck to their paws; a turtle, shell delicately enamelled and painted with miniatures, sporting the same vase on its back; solid-looking buildings bursting into bloom; cartographical maps depicting vast land masses slowly unravelling to form rivers and pathways for pilgrims ~ these are the first impressions of Tarshito’s work …

    March 2, 2018
  • Bringing virtual images to life

    Bringing virtual images to life

    Fine arts deal with various forms like painting, sculpture, ceramics, dance, and drawing. It requires an eye for beauty and the ability to express it aesthetically. With time and technology, novel form of arts such as digital art, filmmaking and multimedia have enabled an artist to broaden the scope. A career in fine art not …

    February 23, 2018
  • Painting class

    Painting class

    Delhi Collage of Art organised live painting demonstration classes with different techniques of painting, for the students in the courtyard of National Handicraft and Handloom Museum, Delhi. he college principal Ashwani kumar Prithvivasi taught the students the various painting techniques and skills required to paint the natural and live scenery on the canvas. More than …

    January 4, 2018
  • Da Vinci sells for $450mn in auction record: Christie’s

    Da Vinci sells for $450mn in auction record: Christie’s

    A 500-year-old work of art — believed to be by Leonardo da Vinci and depicting Jesus Christ — sold in New York for USD 450.3 million, smashing a new art auction record, Christie’s said. The whopping price dwarfed the previous record for the most expensive piece of art sold at auction, set at 179.4 million …

    November 16, 2017
  • Human expressions come alive through strokes

    Human expressions come alive through strokes

    It is all about figurative form of painting which brings alive the human expressions and environment at artist Binoy Varghese’s ongoing solo painting exhibition “Let a 100 flowers bloom”. Being showcased at the Palette Art Gallery in the national capital, the show is a suite of 16 canvasses that celebrate the ethos of all communities …

    October 21, 2017
  • Lithography: Kolkata’s woodcut artists

    Lithography: Kolkata’s woodcut artists

    Eminent researcher and author Ashit Paul discusses how 19th century woodcut prints, lithographs and oleographs captured the popular market and occupied the minds of the general population with ideas of art.

    October 14, 2017
  • Figures in Motion: Exploring the human form

    Figures in Motion: Exploring the human form

    Artist Jatin Das’ new works,Figures in Motion, are deceptively calm.

    October 14, 2017
  • ‘Everyday I start to paint for the first time’

    ‘Everyday I start to paint for the first time’

    Eminent artist Jatin Das who is returning with an exhibition after seven long years to a city he loves, says everyday feels like he is painting for the first time. His new works, titled “Figures in Motion” will be presented by Art and Soul at the Jehangir Art Gallery from October 4 to October 16. …

    October 3, 2017
  • A potpourri of talent

    A potpourri of talent

    Even while some established and somewhat lesser known “renowned” artists launched their shows on the same evening, five bright young artists from a rich potpourri showed at IHC’s Open Palm Court. It was good to see young artists trained at South Delhi Polytechnic fully abreast with students from Bishwabharati and Govt College, Calcutta. Painters Priyanka …

    August 24, 2017