Tag: Paintings

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  • The Mermaid

    The Mermaid

    She woke up in the middle of the night from the most magnificent dream of her life; she was chasing a mermaid underwater, who always remained just beyond her reach. Her pale skin was luminous, and a cloud of long black hair trailed behind her like streaks of ink swirling in water. When the mermaid …

    October 6, 2018
  • Introspective and visceral

    Introspective and visceral

    Artist Akram Dost Baloch makes a dramatic departure from his earlier figurative works opting for an abstract route to self-exploration.

    October 6, 2018
  • Crude, rude and oddly touching

    Crude, rude and oddly touching

    German artist Georg Baselitz's expressionistic paintings and chunky sculptures look rightly pleased with themselves.

    August 18, 2018
  • Temples of spirit

    Temples of spirit

    The Russian Embassy in India, the International Roerich Memorial Trust (IRMT), based in Naggar, Himachal Pradesh, and independent non-commercial organisation ~ St Petersburg Center of Humanitarian Programmes, from St Petersburg, are presenting the closing show of the International Open Air Exhibition project titled “Art expedition-2018:The Himalayas”. The exhibition is being held at the India International …

    May 13, 2018
  • ‘Each painting is inspired by someone else’s story’

    ‘Each painting is inspired by someone else’s story’

    Artist Vedika Kanchan shared about her recent exhibition and her connection to the world of art.

    May 5, 2018
  • A visual extravagance

    A visual extravagance

    Paintings are an innovative way to convey messages or communicate through visual means. Hashiya, an astonishing art exposition in the Capital, showcased images that could "speak". A review by Aruna Bhowmick.

    April 26, 2018
  • Celebrating women artists

    Celebrating women artists

    A recent art exhibition, showcased women artists and their contribution to Indian art. A review by Aruna Bhowmick.

    March 22, 2018
  • Pictures of desolation

    Pictures of desolation

    Curator Premjish aptly conveys the objective of ‘A Preview to Desolation’ ~ a contemporary art show he has curated at the Italian Embassy Cultural Centre, featuring acclaimed Italian and Indian artists ~ when he says: “‘Bad new days’ is an apt way to describe the times we inhabit. In the last few decades, unprecedented economic, …

    September 11, 2017
  • A woman’s work

    A woman’s work

    This is the first UK retrospective of Fahrelnissa Zeid, one of a series of Tate exhibitions exploring overlooked or forgotten artists, many of them women, and part of an admirable effort to look outside the usual European-American art historical cannon. A process that began earlier in the decade when the Tate held retrospectives for Lebanese …

    June 23, 2017
  • From India’s finest modernists

    From India’s finest modernists

    A global company with deep Indian roots, Saffronart is a strong and successful international auction house that embraces and drives change. A platform for fine art and collectibles with years of experience, it is committed to serving the growing community of collectors, while also creating a cultural bridge at large. The company has set several …

    June 16, 2017
  • She pours inner peace on canvas

    She pours inner peace on canvas

    The search for self-realisation brought her from Limburg in Germany to this small hill town in Himachal Pradesh three decades ago. Living in a serene village Gamru uphill Dharamshala in the lap of majestic Dhauladhar mountains, Elsbeth Buschmann pours out her inner peace on the canvas with brush and paints. Her paintings are in harmony …

    June 11, 2017
  • Abstract landscapes on display in Delhi

    Abstract landscapes on display in Delhi

    The process in artist Ram Kumar's works has always been a subtle reference to what came before, and even though the artist has not returned to the 'figurative' nature of his work since 1960s, it is worth noting that his works continue to speak of the human condition. His ongoing exhibition here, "G/rove" opens up …

    February 21, 2017
  • Abstract landscapes on display in Delhi

    Abstract landscapes on display in Delhi

    The process in artist Ram Kumar's works has always been a subtle reference to what came before, and even though the artist has not returned to the 'figurative' nature of his work since 1960s, it is worth noting that his works continue to speak of the human condition. His ongoing exhibition here, "G/rove" opens up …

    February 21, 2017
  • The Hues of Life

    The Hues of Life

    February 5, 2017
  • A touch of London

    A touch of London

    A recently concluded exhibition in December incorporated a touch of London with local art that was showcased in the paintings of UK-based senior artist Sisir Kanjilal with local painter Malay Das held at the Academy of Fine Arts (South Gallery) Kolkata. The exhibition was inaugurated by Anup Motilal Curator, Rabindra Tirtha and Nazrul Tirtha, Newtown …

    January 6, 2017
  • A touch of London

    A touch of London

    A recently concluded exhibition in December incorporated a touch of London with local art that was showcased in the paintings of UK-based senior artist Sisir Kanjilal with local painter Malay Das held at the Academy of Fine Arts (South Gallery) Kolkata. The exhibition was inaugurated by Anup Motilal Curator, Rabindra Tirtha and Nazrul Tirtha, Newtown …

    January 6, 2017
  • When the tiny hands paint a bright future

    When the tiny hands paint a bright future

    "Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up,” the century-best artist Pablo Picasso had once said. Picking the pulse from right where Picasso left, Raghuvansham School of Modern Art is working hard since over a decade to retain every child’s art in its purest form. To …

    January 6, 2017