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  • ‘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
  • Visual literacy

    Visual literacy

    A picture is worth a thousand words ~ this aptly describes the art of drawing as well. A powerful tool of visual communication, the worth of drawing is often not recognised when a child is growing up. Pointing to the importance of drawing in a child's development, experts say it is the single most accessible …

    January 11, 2017