Tag: painting

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  • 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
  • Recognising unrecognised patterns

    Recognising unrecognised patterns

    The progress of science has been marked by extraordinary people who recognised patterns, which others could not. That capacity was not entirely a “gift” but came from scholarship in the sciences and facility in abstract thinking, as in mathematics. Acuity of perception is also believed to be sharpened by practice of music, dance or the …

    May 30, 2017
  • The brush that bridges boundaries

    The brush that bridges boundaries

    In love with painting, but think you can't? Or simply want to take-up the challenge of painting blindfolded? Is a wall just a wall to you? Well, maybe it is time to change your perception. Welcome to the world of Pablo Ramirez Arnol. This unique artist, based currently in Mumbai, is working with different communities …

    May 14, 2017
  • A magnificently creative mind

    A magnificently creative mind

    ‘When I work, I am in the painting’, Olaf Van Cleef says in his French-accented English, sitting comfortably in the plush chair of his Taj Bengal hotel room and enjoying a light lunch with fellow journalists. The view from the window is sumptuous, verdant and serene – a long line of trees fading into the …

    April 8, 2017
  • Celebrating the Dutch Golden Age

    Celebrating the Dutch Golden Age

    Whenever one happens to be in The Hague, what a pleasure it is to visit Delft, a peaceful town full of crisscrossing canals less than half an hour’s bus ride away from The Netherlands’ capital. On a fine, warm day even sipping a cup of tea at a sidewalk café or enjoying a soft drink …

    April 8, 2017
  • Works of a ‘water poet’

    Works of a ‘water poet’

    Confidently facing the possibility of failures and deriving moral benefits from his inspirations, Paresh Maity, with his adventurous nature, has been depicting poetic nuances of nature and life on his canvas for the last 40 years. Discovering beauty in each and every subtle aspect of nature has come a long way though his hard work …

    February 15, 2017
  • Works of a ‘water poet’

    Works of a ‘water poet’

    Confidently facing the possibility of failures and deriving moral benefits from his inspirations, Paresh Maity, with his adventurous nature, has been depicting poetic nuances of nature and life on his canvas for the last 40 years. Discovering beauty in each and every subtle aspect of nature has come a long way though his hard work …

    February 15, 2017
  • Drawn from nature

    Drawn from nature

    Her face has that lively and innocent look, which is yearning to discover a lot of things. One is unlikely to find a painter, who is not enamoured by nature. Because natural surroundings brings out creativity in a person. This holds true for artist Priyadarshini Ohol as well.  Trained to be a mechanical engineer, Priyadarshini …

    February 1, 2017