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The Solace Of Art: Celebrating The Spirit Of Collaboration

The Solace Of Art: Celebrating The Spirit Of Collaboration

Transcending the politics of war, visual artist Nilanjan Chowdhury creates an artbook out of the words of solace exchanged with Viktoria Voskresova, a hairstylist from the Ukrainian city of Mariupol

28 May 2022
Egypt Successfully Restores Its Ceiling Frescoes In The Temple of Khnum At Esna

Egypt Successfully Restores Its Ceiling Frescoes In The Temple of Khnum At Esna

For approximately 2000 years, the colours and inscriptions of the building were covered in dirt

27 May 2022

Here Is Why Gujarat Should Be On Your Bucketlist Next 

The best way to partake of Gujarat’s landscapes, rich culture, exquisite architecture, and gorgeous textiles is to set out on a driving holiday

Patna’s Glorious Past Is Being Erased As Heritage Buildings Face Demolition

Patna’s Glorious Past Is Being Erased As Heritage Buildings Face Demolition

Bulldozers are ramming through the vibrant and rich architectural heritage of the city, which was at the centre of international trade during the 17th century.

13 May 2022

India Art Fair Enters The Metaverse

The recently concluded India Art Fair returned to the grounds after a gap of two years. It also debuted on the metaverse allowing scores of art lovers from...

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01 May 2022
Fearless Collective Drops Five NFTs At India Art Fair Parallel Event

Fearless Collective Drops Five NFTs At India Art Fair Parallel Event

Founder Shilo Shiv Suleman, on tiptoeing into the NFT universe and why she finds the Indian art world very "static".


03 May 2022
How Artists Interpret What's On Your Plate (And What's Not)

How Artists Interpret What's On Your Plate (And What's Not)

In India, the exploration of food as a medium of the artist dates back to the Bimbedka rock paintings of the Palaeolithic era that depict scenes of hunting and...


27 April 2022
Post-Covid Return: Metaverse Experience For India Art Fair In Its 13th Edition

Post-Covid Return: Metaverse Experience For India Art Fair In Its 13th Edition

India Art Fair has partnered with XR Central to produce a digital twin of this year’s fair


09 April 2022
Italian Artist's Kolkata Mural Espouses Wildlife Conservation

Italian Artist's Kolkata Mural Espouses Wildlife Conservation

Maurizio Boscheri said it was a lifetime experience to complete the work in bustling Gariahat amid heavy traffic and curious onlookers.


06 April 2022
Shoppers Paradise 'Boho Bazaar' To Return To Capital After Two Years

Shoppers Paradise 'Boho Bazaar' To Return To Capital After Two Years

The three-day shopping carnival, now in its third edition, will be held at the JLN stadium in Delhi.


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05 April 2022
President Kovind To Inaugurate Madhavpur Fair In Gujarat On April 10

President Kovind To Inaugurate Madhavpur Fair In Gujarat On April 10

The Madhavpur fair is held to celebrate the wedding of Lord Krishna and Goddess Rukmani at Madhavpur Ghed, a famous pilgrimage spot.


03 April 2022
India Art Festival To Return To Delhi After Almost 2 Years

India Art Festival To Return To Delhi After Almost 2 Years

The annual art fair, now in its sixth edition, will have on display 3,500 artworks brought by over 20 galleries from across the country.


26 March 2022
Delhi International Film Festival to be organized every year: Sisodia

Delhi International Film Festival to be organized every year: Sisodia

To promote Delhi as a global shooting destination, the AAP government will hold an international film festival every year under its film policy, Deputy Chief...


15 March 2022
Noted Cultural Activist Shiv Charan Pandey Dies At 87

Noted Cultural Activist Shiv Charan Pandey Dies At 87

Pandey, who commanded the respect of art lovers and performing artists, is credited with the staging of Ramlila and the publication of Purvasi magazine.


04 March 2022
IHCL Partners With UNESCO To Preserve The Intangible Cultural Heritage Of India

IHCL Partners With UNESCO To Preserve The Intangible Cultural Heritage Of India

Indian Hotels Company (IHCL), India’s largest hospitality company, has announced that it will collaborate with UNESCO to help preserve and promote the...


25 February 2022
Hijab Row: How Artists Are Celebrating Women As Political Agents

Hijab Row: How Artists Are Celebrating Women As Political Agents

The ‘Haq’ campaign by the Fearless Collective founded by artist Shilo Shiv Suleman is extending solidarity to all Muslim women fighting for their right to...


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21 February 2022
BJP, RSS Come To Manipur With A Sense Of Superiority: Rahul Gandhi

BJP, RSS Come To Manipur With A Sense Of Superiority: Rahul Gandhi

Manipur Assembly Election 2022: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi claimed that Union Home Minster Amit Shah had invited some leaders from Manipur to his residence...


06 February 2022
Shadows Of Our Forgotten Ancestors

Shadows Of Our Forgotten Ancestors

Public art in India, especially of statues, focuses inordinately on political figures, and almost completely ignores figures from the arts and culture


02 January 2022
World Records For Bendre, Dhurandhar And Krishen Khanna At AstaGuru Modern Art Sale

World Records For Bendre, Dhurandhar And Krishen Khanna At AstaGuru Modern Art Sale

Forty-one iconic modern Indian masterpieces went under the hammer at the AstaGuru Modern Indian art sale, fetching an impressive total sale value of Rs 93.20...


24 December 2021
Art, An Important Instrument To Tell The Strengths Of India: FM

Art, An Important Instrument To Tell The Strengths Of India: FM

Noting that the country's fine arts, culture were India's "soft power" , she said it took several years for yoga to get global recognition.


19 December 2021
Mahesh Dattani On Isolation And The Emergence Of Digital Theatre | The Year That Was 2021

Mahesh Dattani On Isolation And The Emergence Of Digital Theatre | The Year That Was 2021

Noted theatre personality, Mahesh Dattani explains how the pandemic years have pushed boundaries for stage theatre and given birth to digital theatre.


16 December 2021
Durga Puja’s UNESCO Recognition: How Infusion Of Art Transformed The Festival

Durga Puja’s UNESCO Recognition: How Infusion Of Art Transformed The Festival

The infusion of diverse art forms has earned Durga Puja the international fame of being one of the most vibrant celebrations of public art. The festival often...


12 December 2021
In Kashmir,  Artist Turned Carpet-Maker, Shahnawaz Ahmad Sofi Is Reviving The Lost Art Of Pashmina Weaves

In Kashmir, Artist Turned Carpet-Maker, Shahnawaz Ahmad Sofi Is Reviving The Lost Art Of Pashmina Weaves

Some British factories were making Pashmina carpets some 200 years ago in Srinagar. They stopped making it during the Dogra rule. And Shahnawaz Ahmad Sofi is...


27 November 2021
How I Wrote About Questionable (Fake?) Art Without Being Dragged To Court

How I Wrote About Questionable (Fake?) Art Without Being Dragged To Court

It is precisely because of an experience that I had in 2011 while chasing the truth around another alleged piece of fake art that I learned a crucial lesson....


25 November 2021
Artist Praneet Soi Maps Migration Of Images, Patterns In New Show

Artist Praneet Soi Maps Migration Of Images, Patterns In New Show

The show titled, 'Migrations' underway at the Vadehra Art Gallery in a way seems to converge the artist's lived experiences in different parts of the world and...


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