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42 Articles in Art
World of Art
The Art of Keeping Time: Calendar and Clock Reinterpreted
Aparna Rao March 29, 2017 at 01:17 PM
Time, the eternal witness. The one without a beginning or an end. One that heals all yet waits for none. Time is what it takes for the flower to bloom, for the fruit to fall, for the harvest to ripen, for adolescence to mature, for a novice to harden and for youth to mellow. Yet, it remains mysteriously i... read more ›
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Going ‘dotty’: With Elspeth McLean
Ar. Roopa Sabnis Pinge March 14, 2017 at 01:09 PM
Raised in Australia, and now settled in Canada, Elspeth McLean is a tremendously gifted artist who creates intense and intricate artworks entirely out of colourful dots! So, there are big dots and small dots, and very tiny dots – but dots are all they are. Created with acrylic paint and a paint... read more ›
Banksy Opens ‘Walled Off Hotel’ Promoting ‘Conflict Tourism’
Aparna Rao March 14, 2017 at 01:08 PM
Are we talking about a hotel that offers a view of conflict-asserting concrete dividers instead of scenic oceans, of strife-ridden territory in place of misty mountainous terrain? Is that even inviting? Well, that is precisely what this Mediterranean hotel offers – “the worst view in the world... read more ›
Ahmedabad Artscape Revitalised by RMA’s Adaptive Re-use of Kasturbhai Lalbhai Bungalow
Aparna Rao February 20, 2017 at 05:10 AM
When eminent urbanist, architect and heritage conservationist Rahul Mehrotra was commissioned by industrial scion and prominent citizen Sanjay Lalbhai with wife Jayshree to revive his grandfather’s sprawling bungalow, Ahmedabad was gifted a vibrant, new art space for the New Year, 2017. Kasturbhai Lalbhai... read more ›
Babina’s Architale: Architectural Art Telling Fairy-Tales!
Aparna Rao February 15, 2017 at 02:16 PM
As children, our very first impressions about most elements of the world we live in are formed through grandma’s stories and our favourite fairy-tales. The images, actions, feelings and values encountered within those fantasy worlds get so firmly etched within our subconscious that they remain throu... read more ›
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India Art Fair 2017
Riddhi Shah February 11, 2017 at 04:42 PM
The art scene in India has seen a lot of advancements over the years. Numerous art exhibitions held at reputed art galleries and several art festivals organized throughout the country, is a testament to the rising art patrons. Recently, hundreds flocked to the ninth India Art Fair, which was held in New D... read more ›
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Jess Shepherd: Leafscapes
Ar. Roopa Sabnis Pinge February 07, 2017 at 04:02 PM
Every building, every brick, every stone, every leaf tells a story. As silent sentinels of time, each creation of nature or man has a unique identity and lives out its life as destined, and unlike any other. As kids, we all have picked up dried leaves from the road and played with them, seen their venatio... read more ›
5 Regional Arts of India in today’s world
Riddhi Shah January 28, 2017 at 03:47 PM
Art is a universal language spoken by all. Through paintings, artists express and emote all that they cannot do in words. William Somerset Maugham said that “Art is a manifestation of emotion, and emotion speaks a language that all may understand”. Art depicts the journey of an era. It is... read more ›
Alexa Meade: Different Strokes!
Ar. Roopa Sabnis Pinge January 24, 2017 at 04:47 PM
We have seen many crazy, whacky, bizarre things happening in the world of art. Artists using humans to create animal figures, visual illusions, Trompe-L’Oeils, 3D art, sand art, realistic, surrealistic, hyper-realistic, and what not! Recently, we even witnessed a reverse situation, where a... read more ›
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Unbelievable Sand Art: by Tim Bengel
Riddhi Shah January 21, 2017 at 03:57 PM
Artists are some of the craziest people on earth! They revel in such creativity that one cannot even fathom or dream about in their heads. Theirs is a vision, that nobody else other than the artist himself can perceive. They have the resolve to chase that vision and keep at it, no matter how arduous or un... read more ›