Visual cultures of Shrinathji - Pichhvai Paintings

India has been well known for her textile industry right from the ancient days. One of the varied textile techniques which have been in existence for quite a long time is the temple hangings.

'THE SURFACE OF MEMORY'

In these times that are potentially turbulent, efforts are being made by the intellectual fraternity to look back at existing archives of popular

Accolades and Brickbats

South America is the cynosure of all eyes as world? athletes, sportpersons, players and enthusiasts along with trainers, coaches, teachers and guides have converged

Masks of Mexico: A review

The India International centre in association with the Mexican Embassy, New Delhi had recently organized an exhibition of Masks titled ?asks of Mexico?from 19-31 July 2016.

Experimenter Curators' Hub: Q&A with Ariana Pradal

The Experimenter Gallery in culturally-enriched Kolkatta is housed in a 1930s heritage building with the sunken courtyard of the original building being utilized as the main area for artistic displays

LATEST ON ARTSOME

"Uday" a group show Open on 26th July at Akar Prakar Art Advisory, New Delhi, India

26 Jul 2016 - 09 Sep 2016

The Surface Of The Memory open on 30th July at Latitude 28, New Delhi, India

30 Jul 2016 - 30 Aug 2016

Hungarian Folk Tales Open on 1st June at HICC, New Delhi, India

01 Jun 2016 - 31 Aug 2016

Show of Art Collection Open on 10th June at British Council, New Delhi, India

10 Jun 2016 - 10 Oct 2016

Kingdom of Exile Open on 07th Jun at Dag Modern, New York

07 Jun 2016 - 03 Sep 2016

EVENTS OF THE WEEK

MAPPING THE ARTISTS | Tayeba Begum Lipi

Amit Pasricha

Indian Contemporary Artist
Born 1966, New Delhi
Lives and works in Delhi

Atul Bose

Indian Modern Artist
Born 1898, Mymensingh, East Bengal, India
Died 1977
Lived and worked in Kolkata, India

Arpita Singh

Indian Contemporary Artist
Born 1937, Bara Nagar, West Bengal, India
Lives and works in New Delhi

Arun Kumar HG

Indian Contemporary Artist
Born 1968, Karnataka, India
Lives and works in Gurgaon, Haryana, India

Anita Dube

Indian Contemporary Artist
Born 1958, Lucknow, India
Lives and works in New Delhi

ARTISTS WATCH

Figurative Art

Figurative Art refers to any form of art that clearly depicts recognizable objects seen in the real world and particularly to the human figure.

Constructivism

Constructivism was primarily an Art and Architectural movement with origins in Russia beginning in 1919.

Formalism

Formalism is a mode of art criticism and theory according to which every piece of art has an inbred aesthetic value

Conceptual Art

This refers to art that gives precedence to the idea and concept over the traditional aesthetic and material status of art.

Diptych

Diptych originally would mean two plates attached at a hinge, which mostly included reliefs and tablets

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