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Metaphors of nature to the fore

Nature is constantly changing. It is constructive and sometimes destructive.

31 May 2018 1:17 AM

Where the mind is without fear

It is a very logical thing that your freedom ends where mine begins.

24 May 2018 1:29 AM

Taking art and artists for granted

In one type of camp artists are expected to paint and give the work to the host at the destination itself.

17 May 2018 1:44 AM

What constitutes fake art?

Senior artists are known to disown many of their earlier works after having become associated with a particular style in later years.

10 May 2018 1:51 AM

Do women paint differently?

It is said that the male “gaze” is different. Their obsession is with the form and to an extent even objectification.

03 May 2018 7:45 AM


Exploring nature with a brush and camera

Another notable show that took place last week was Transition by young artist Chavi Asrani.

26 Apr 2018 2:34 AM

Art camps nurture artists’ interpersonal relations

It was a new experience for both — us to create and the audiences to see the paintings being created.

19 Apr 2018 2:06 AM

Ram Kumar: Going across the bhavsagar in Banaras

In my mind he will always remain the artist who painted hauntingly beautiful images of Banaras in various lights.

15 Apr 2018 1:52 AM

Moving towards stability?

With no historical perspective of art, any work whether or not auction worthy was thrown into the market.

12 Apr 2018 12:10 AM

Living on the edge of the crafts

Interestingly enough, these seasonal workers constitute a large section of craft workers and fill in an important gap of various.

05 Apr 2018 1:07 AM


When footprints become landmarks

Photography as a medium has found many followers in this digital era but earlier when people clicked photos, every exposure was precious.

29 Mar 2018 2:52 AM

Chanderis: Fit for a queen’s ransom

Many looms fell silent but this last decade has seen some of the looms restart and return with greater energy.

22 Mar 2018 2:38 AM

An ode to magical Joy Micheal

The air of decedent genteel snobbery yielded to a neat clipped look - rather like the tones of the new principal herself.

15 Mar 2018 6:34 AM

Remembering Pyarelal: The singer who leaves behind a void in

As their voices touched the higher octaves with effortless ease, one couldn’t help but stop and listen.

10 Mar 2018 6:57 AM

Time for a swadeshi movement in design?

A country that arguably produces the world’s best hand-tufted carpets had a stall with an amazing carpet priced at a mere Rs 3 lakh.

08 Mar 2018 7:59 AM


Art beat: Living on the canvas

The internet has liberated the art business a bit from the earlier stranglehold of a few, but it has still far, far to go.

05 Mar 2018 1:56 AM

Udat abir gulal... Holi hai!

In the plastic arts there are any number of Holi scenes depicted in the Pahari, Deccan and Rajasthani miniatures.

02 Mar 2018 12:54 AM

Mumbai setting a misaal

The foundation had painted parts of Dharavi over two years ago and intends to take it forward in more parts this year too.

22 Feb 2018 3:48 AM

A tale of two indian art fairs

Evenings saw performances by folk and traditional artistes too so that there was an attempt to see the arts as a complete whole.

15 Feb 2018 2:14 AM

Authentication is not a blackmail tool

Several cases have come up when even families have been faking works in the name of the illustrious painter ancestor.

08 Feb 2018 6:44 AM