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Siddharth Kerkar: Scapes

Scapes: an artistic representation of landscapes and terrains, painted using a minimal palette with various media a solo show by Siddharth Kerkar at the Museum of Goa. Siddharth spoke to us about the show and talked about his future plans.

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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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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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C. Unnikrishnan

It is often debated whether the talent promoted by the visual arts scene has become bit city-centric. What happens to artists who live in remote villages? Does their prodigious talent get discovered or does it remain undiscovered? In an example […]

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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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Rachna Toshniwal

This year has been one where Scandinavian sensibilities of minimalism, utility, and zero waste have taken the world at large. From fashion to architecture, this growing awareness to conserve and lessen the burden on nature has also made its foray […]

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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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Munem Wasif

Jomin O Joban is an eclectic series of photographs that come together to resonate the socio-political ethos of a land that has taken various shades of meanings and significance. Photographs of exposed, dug out earth show stories of border skirmishes, […]

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Shubigi Rao

One of the first things that struck me when I went through Shubigi’s artworks in her exhibition The Illegitimate Archivist was that it was text-heavy in a way where the artwork didn’t seem burdened by words. In fact, these were […]

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Exploring Lines

Lines, since childhood, have been equated with two-dimensionality. It’s possibly the first thing we learn to draw as children. There is a sense of nostalgia and a remembrance of the very many concepts that spring up from the mention of […]

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Sooni Taraporevala

Tell us about the show, and what according to you is unique? The show has 90 B&W photographs of the city that span from 1977 to the present day. It’s unique only because each photographer’s viewpoint and experiences are unique. […]

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