'The Everlasting flame- Zoroastrianism in History and Imagination'

The exhibition 'the Everlasting flame- Zoroastrianism in History and Imagination; was held at the National Museum, New Delhi from 20th March to 29th May, 2016

The Barefooted Explorer: Life and journey of M.F. Husain

Walking barefooted to carry a long brush as a walking stick, getting commissioned for 100 paintings for 100 crore

Pages of a Mind: Raja Ravi Varma, Life and Expressions-A Review Part II

This is the concluding part of the review of Pages of a Mind: Raja Ravi Varma, Life and Expressions launched at The Piramal Museum of Art, Mumbai to co-incide...

'Pages of a Mind: Raja Ravi Varma, Life and Expressions': A Review Part I

The Piramal Museum of Art, Mumbai had hosted the exhibition Pages of a Mind: Raja Ravi Varma, Life and Expressions from ....

Bizarre News from the World of Art

"All forms of madness, bizarre habits, awkwardness in society, general clumsiness, are justified in the person who creates good art" wrote the American-born novelist...

LATEST ON ARTSOME

Between Structure and Matter Open on 26th May at aicon gallery, New York

26 May 2016 - 02 Jul 2016

Summer Dialogue Open on 20th May at Dhoomimal Gallery, New Delhi, India

20 May 2016 - 30 Jun 2016

A Group Show open on 1st June at Gallery Espace, New Delhi, India

01 Jun 2016 - 30 Jun 2016

At the Turn of a Page open on 28th April at Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi, India

28 Apr 2016 - 30 Jun 2016

Hammer on the Square Open on 28th Jan at Kiran Nadar Museum of Art, New Delhi, India

28 Jan 2016 - 30 Jun 2016

EVENTS OF THE WEEK

MAPPING THE ARTISTS | Sudarshan Shetty

C.K. Rajan

Indian Contemporary Artist
Born 1960, Kerala, India
Lives and works in Hyderabad, India

Gieve Patel

Indian Contemporary Artist
Born 1940, Mumbai
Lives and works in Mumbai

Dominic Sansoni

Sri Lankan Photographer
Born 1956, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Lives and works in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Faiza Butt

Pakistani Contemporary Artist
Born 1973, Lahore, Pakistan
Lives and works in London

Francis Newton Souza

Indian Modern Artist
Born 1924, Saligaon, Goa, India
Died 2002, Bombay
Lived and worked in Bombay, London and New York

ARTISTS WATCH

Tableau

Tableau describes an artist or a group of artists carefully posed, suitably costumed and often theatrically lit to replicate a painting or a scene from art history or literature

Primitivism

Primitivism with its roots in the 19th century is an aesthetic movement that borrows visual forms from non western or pre-historic art

Site-specific art

This term connotes any art that is commissioned to exist in a certain location, in private spaces of a collector? home, public spaces like parks and streets

Pigment

The material that changes the color of reflected or transmitted light because of wavelength-selective absorption is called a pigment

Futurism

This new form of expression with its emphasis on speed, youth, power and technology finding much of its inspiration from modern commercial cinema

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