The Art of the Matter

Henry Charles Bukowski, a German-born American poet, novelist and short story writer has a very interesting take on creativity and art that inadvertently connects with our blog

Portrayal of Animals in Miniature Paintings

The very mention of the term miniature paintings makes us conjure visions of erstwhile royals in courtroom and hunting scenes, love scenes of Radha and Krishna

Interesting Art News

Conservation of water, particularly in India where nearly 330 million people are affected by drought owing to severe water shortages and desperately agriculturists suffering

'Telling stories through Pictures': A review

Several decades ago, comic books were not given the status of serious reading which their counterparts in other genres enjoyed..

Georgia O'Keeffe: Poetry in Art

Men put me down as the best woman paintero ? think I? one of the best painters

LATEST ON ARTSOME

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

01 Jun 2016 - 31 Aug 2016

Multiples in Focus Open on 9th Jun at Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai, India

09 Jun 2016 - 31 Jul 2016

You Can't Please All Open on 1st June at Kiran Nadar Museum of Art, New Delhi, India

01 Jun 2016 - 06 Nov 2016

Eye On Polland Open on 17th June at Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum, Mumbai, India

17 Jun 2016 - 31 Jul 2016

Within Reach VII Open on 26th May at Gallerie NVYA, New Delhi, India

26 May 2016 - 25 Jul 2016

EVENTS OF THE WEEK

MAPPING THE ARTISTS | Rashid Rana

Sumedh Rajendran

Indian Contemporary Artist
Born 1972, Trivandrum, India
Lives and works in New Delhi

Valsan Koorma Kolleri

Indian Contemporary Artist
Born 1953, Pattam, Malabar, Kerala, India
Lives and works in Vadodara and Pattam, Malabar, Kerala, India

Surendran Nair

Indian Contemporary Artist
Born 1956, Kerala, India
Lives and works in Baroda, India

Sudhir Patwardhan

Indian Contemporary Artist
Born 1949, Pune, Maharashtra, India
Lives and works in Mumbai

ARTISTS WATCH

Dadaism

Dada, also known as "hobby-horse" in French, is an artistic and literary movement that arose in Europe, primarily in Zurich.

Body cast

Body casting is a method of directly taking a mold from the body to produce a sculpture as accurate as a photograph

Kitsch

Kitsch as a term in common parlance appeared in Munich among the art dealers there to denote art that is cheap in the mid-nineteenth century

Fresco

Fresco is a technique of mural painting implemented on a freshly laid lime plaster

C-Print

C-Print or Chromogenic Colour print is traditionally the common way of printing photograph using the chromogenic material and processes.

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