DESTINY: SOLD OUT

Fate and Destiny are perceived as twin sisters, that guide humankind through the perils of life. Destiny may be read as both redemption and nemesis of human existence. According to Modern philosophers, destiny ultimately revolves around death, rather than the […]

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Summer Soirée

Summer evenings exude a feeling of breezy playfulness, they drink in the afternoon, turning the heat to a sublime coolness. In a show that entailed photography and paintings, plentiful conversations thrived at Art Explore on the 25th and 26th May […]

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Saffronart’s 200th Auction

From Raja Ravi Varma and Tyeb Mehta to Subodh Gupta: Big Names and Bigger Masterpieces lead Saffronart’s 200th Auction 24 May 2018: Saffronart’s upcoming Summer Online Auction marks an important milestone for India’s leading auction house. With its 200th auction, […]

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Meera Devidayal | Water Has Memory

Water has memory. Of the constantly transforming facets of land; of the persistent negotiations; of itself being overpowered and spurned, and gradually abused by the massive civilizational agendas. Water has seen the advancements and continues to watch the interminable alterations […]

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Saffronart Announces Top Management Change

Hugo Weihe steps down to pursue other opportunities Dinesh Vazirani, co-founder of Saffronart, to be new CEO   Saffronart, India’s leading auction house today announced a management change. Dinesh Vazirani, co-founder of Saffronart has been appointed CEO of Saffronart starting […]

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WHAT MAKES MORBID PAINTINGS APPEALING?

  Most of the popular artworks marked as masterpieces reflect grief and sufferings felt by the artist. Predominantly, art enthusiasts have found these artworks more engaging and creative as compared to the ones with simpler themes. A fine example is Paul […]

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Early signs of a Creative Genius

Making realistic art close to perfection, mastering dimensions, intellectual brilliance, speed painting and for that matter even eccentricity is not what defines a Child Art Prodigy. A fine example of this as a misconception are Vincent van Gogh’s atypical school […]

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Arresting Alchemy with Shiv Yin

By Lika Posamari With the men, it begins. Choreographer Aimin Teng in white, six Chinese dancers in black. Two female Indian dancers, Souraja Kapoor and Kantika Mishra appear, dressed in gold and red. The lotus flower and red fan are […]

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Elizabeth Drury at Akara Art

Surreal objects in monochrome and colours are what entrance the viewers as they observe something similar to astral projections in the show Objects in Transition in Akara Art. Keen to know how Elizabeth creates her artworks, I caught up with the […]

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Group Show at Museum of Fine Arts

Inspiration works in mysterious ways. When, where and how it strikes is an unknown phenomenon. Bridging spontaneity and mindfulness springs raw narratives. In a group show by seventeen artists from around the country, a similar situation greets us with a […]

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Sahil Naik’s Ground Zero

The fear of apocalypse is as old as the history of humankind. With the evolution of society into the postmodern era, we have, at our disposal, a plethora of causes for the complete annihilation of all that is alive and […]

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Siddharth & GAAF

A young artist based in Goa, Siddharth Kerkar has been instrumental in conceptualising and organising the Goa Affordable Art Fest (GAAF). Tell us a bit about yourself? I started to create art at the age of 9. I had great […]

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Goa Affordable Art Fest

The Museum of Goa (MOG) has decided to launch Goa Affordable Art Fest (GAAF). The 1st edition of GAAF will be held at MOG from 17th December 2017 to 28th February 2018. We sat with Dr. Subodh Kerkar the founder […]

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Whittled Space: Piraji Sagara

The show Whittled Space at Akara Art showcases a set of fifteen selected works of the celebrated artist Piraji Sagara. One immediately notices an interesting interplay of vibrant colours and muted shades that meld to form an organic unity instead of […]

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Jatin Das

It’s a cold windy afternoon in November and we are seated outside the Lalit Kala Akademi, Rabindra Bhavan on the eve of Jatin Das’s solo exhibition titled Portraits: Artists and Friends: 50 years. The exhibition consists of the whose-who of […]

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