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Vijaya Kumar Somanchi’s art exhibition at Malaka Spice, Hyderabad

A graduate from Andhra University, Vijaya Kumar is a self taught artist. His ardent love for art helped him study various art forms. He guides research scholars in their doctoral thesis papers. He is frequently invited to give demos in art centres to various sections of people and also in educational institutions that include BFA […]

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Vaishali Rajapurkar at Malaka Spice on this March 1st to 31st

Artist Vaishali Rajapurkar is a BA Psychology (Hons) and holds a Diploma in Fashion Designing and Fine Art. She has exhibited in group and solo shows in London, Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Goa and Pune. She has participated in demonstrations and won several awards for her work. For her painting has been an integral part of […]

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‘The Bombay Art Society (1888 – 2016): History and Voyage’, Exhibition and Book Release at NGMA, Mumbai on 10th February to 26th March 2017

The Bombay Art Society is putting up an epic exhibition, a sweeping retrospective of its 128 years old journey at the NGMA, Mumbai. Opening on the 10 th of February, this event is titled, ‘The Bombay Art Society (1888-2016): History and Voyage. This exhibition shall run till the 26th of March 2017. This grand opus, […]

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Mindfulness by Poonam Dhandhania at Malaka Spice Gallery

Poonam Dhandhania, born in Hisar (Haryana), has been connected to Art all her life. She is a Textile Designer and B.Comm graduate from Mumbai. She has studied with celebrated artists like – Bose Krishnamachary (portraits), Naina Kanodia (landscapes), Milind Mullick and Vilas Kulkarni (watercolours). The mediums she loves are Charcoal, Acrylics and Mixed Media. She […]

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Thangka Paintings from February 1st to 20th at Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi

Thangka, is a Tibetan Buddhist painting on cotton or silk applique. It usually depicts a Buddhist deity, scene or mandala. The word “Thangka” literally means “Things that one unrolls” in classical Tibet. Traditionally kept unframed, they are usually rolled up when not in use, though they are sometimes displayed briefly during religious festivals. Thangka serve […]

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Glimpses from Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2016 – Part II

BARA BHASKARAN Amazing Museum 2013-2016 are an archipelagic history of the present. Reconstructing the Kerala’s past within the broader Indian conversation, Bara Bhaskaran draws on a variety of sources to convey a vision that is distinct and engaged,attesting to the disappeared nuance of a true history from below.   GABRIEL LESTER Gabriel Lester’s Dwelling Kappiri Spirits is a large […]

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Identity And Self – A group show in association with Pune Biennale at Malaka Spice Baner and Koregaon Park on this January

The third addition of the Pune Biennale is going to be a vibrant art festival that promises to be a spectacular event in the public art domain, re-imagining spaces for creative expression in the city, thereby making art more accessible, and offering a platform for artists to engage with the city’s population.. The theme that […]

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BMW is the Presenting Partner of the 2017 edition – India Art Fair will take place from 2 – 5 February 2017,​ NSIC Grounds, Okhla, New Delhi

Since its launch in 2008, India Art Fair has presented the best of the region to a global audience. The 2016 edition cemented the fair’s strategic importance in the development of South Asian arts. Building on this success, 2017 will see the return of​ Platform – a significant section at the fair designed to provide […]

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Seen through the kaleidoscopic lens of a global nomad by Susan Alice Lobo at Malaka Spice

Susan is an Army BRAT (Born Raised And Transferred). Born in Shillong, she traversed the length and breadth of India with her family during her early years. She is a Zoology major & qualified teacher from Cambridge University. Susan’s penchant for travel was kept alive by joining PanAm in its heyday, and this opportunity was […]

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Gallery Blueprint 12 presents artworks from South Asia at India Art Fair 2017

Bangladesh – India – Nepal – Sri Lanka At the ninth edition of India Art Fair, gallery Blueprint 12 will showcase works of 4 artists, one each from India, Bangladesh, Nepal, and Sri Lanka. Works of artists Subrat Kumar Behera, Mahbubur Rahman, Pala Pothupitye and Youdhishtir Maharjan, from the South Asian Region will be exhibited, […]

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Pune Biennale 2017 – ‘Art, Space & Props’ exhibition at Pt. Bhimsen Joshi Art Gallery

As a part of the ongoing Pune Biennale, one landmark display to be seen is ‘Art, Space & Props’ exhibition under the Galleria project. The exhibition showcased at Pt. Bhimsen Joshi Kaladalan, Sahakar Nagar is a journey of visual treasure showcasing the evolution of visual arts in and around Pune in the last few centuries […]

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CIMA Awards – Kolkata Art Festival 2017 on 4th February to 4th March 2017

Ms. Rakhi Sarkar and Dr Alka Pande announced the highlights of CIMA Awards – Kolkata Art Festival 2017, in New Delhi. The second edition of CIMA AWARDS-the Kolkata Art Festival 2017 has been designed as a biennial event in search of country wide talent in visual arts. Initiated and supported by Art & Heritage Foundation […]

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India Art Festival, a Mega Art Fair starts on 19 January 2017 at Thyagaraj Stadium, New Delhi

India Art Festival, a mega art fair is presenting its second edition from 19 to 22 January 2017 at Thyagaraj Stadium, INA Colony, New Delhi. In this edition of India Art Festival, 35 art galleries along with 400 artists from six countries and 25 different cities are participating from the world over in specially designed […]

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Country Matters

09 Dec 2016 – 10 Jan 2017 Beyond Malabar, 1/258, Napier Street, Fort Cochin in association with Gallery OED Cochin. India grapples with a historical legacy of graphic depiction and description co-existing with a conservative social order, a poverty of individual choice, and the disapproval of alternative sexual practices. Country Matters explores sexuality within the […]

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Know the artist of Kochi-Muziris Biennale’16 – Abhishek Hazra

Abhishek Hazra is an artist based in Bangalore, India. His close yet idiosyncratic study of the historiography of science has led him to examine various technologies of knowledge production and dispersion. He uses video, performance and prints that often integrate textual fragments drawn from real and fictional scenarios. The idea of the thought experiment – […]

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Pack bags and get ready for Kochi-Muziris Biennale’16! We here bring you the list of venues!

The Kochi-Muziris Biennale is an international exhibition of contemporary art held in Kochi, Kerala. The past two editions of Kochi-Muziris Biennale used heritage properties, public spaces, and galleries in Fort Kochi and Ernakulam. Do you know the venues of KMB 2016? Here they are! Fort Kochi Beach Fort Kochi beach is a beach along the […]

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Serendipity Arts Festival Goa, 2016

A catalyst for conversation across the arts, The Serendipity Arts Festival in Goa this year, will be an inclusive and collaborative space for the promotion of arts and culture from the subcontinent and beyond. December 16 – 23, 2016 at Panjim, Goa, India

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Khajuraho by Sekar Ayyanthole

Exhibition of paintings by Sekar Ayyanthole at Lalithakala Academy Art Gallery, Calicut on 2016 November 23rd to 27th.

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A tribute to Dr. M Balamuralikrishna – The legendary musician

Legendary Carnatic singer Dr. M Balamuralikrishna passed away in Chennai on Tuesday. He was 86. Mangalampalli Balamurali Krishna (6 July 1930 – 22 November 2016) was an Indian Carnatic vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, playback singer, composer and actor. He was awarded the Padma Vibhushan, India’s second-highest civilian honour, for his contribution towards Indian Art. He was made […]

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The Epic Love Story – ‘Cilappatikaram’ Through Classical Dance Opera

Photography by Jerin Mathew The Epic Tale of an Anklet – Cilappatikaram was staged at Chowdiah Hall on October 7th 2016 with the artists Divya Ravi as Kannaki, Mithun Shyam as Kovilan and Prateeksha Kashi as Madhavi. This epic love story is the most talked about story over the ages. It also brings into light […]

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The Epitome of Kerala’s Traditional and Cultural Art: Kathakali (Glimpses of Karna Parva)

Photography by Jerin Mathew Kathakali is one of the most popular art form of Kerala. It comes under the genre of art – ‘story play’ where the performance are performed by male artists primarily, but now females are also part of it. The artists wear colorful make-up, masks and elaborate costumes. Costumes are of several […]

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Pithora paintings from central Gujarat

Pithora paintings are highly enriched folk art culture of Gujarat done on the walls by several tribes such as the Rathwas and Bhilalas who live in the central Gujarat, 90 km (56 mi) from Vadodara, in a village called Tejgadh. Pithora paintings are more of a ritual than an art form. These rituals are performed either to […]

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3rd edition of Pune Biennale to commence in January 2017

Key Highlights Dates: 5th to 29th January 2017; 75 days to go Several international and Indian artists confirmed More than 10 venues identified & revealed The countdown to India’s uniquely community driven biennale begins as Pune Biennale Foundation officials flagged off the Pune Biennale 2017 at National Gallery of Modern Art in Mumbai, recently. Dates, […]

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Rock Art from India

In archaeology, rock art is human-made markings placed on natural stone; it is largely synonymous with parietal art. A global phenomenon, rock art is found in many culturally diverse regions of the world. It has been produced in many contexts throughout human history, although the majority of rock art that has been ethnographically recorded has […]

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Indian Fine Arts: Trysts and transactions with other art forms by Vijayakumar Menon

Indian Fine Arts: Trysts and transactions with other art forms by Vijayakumar Menon. Article  written by K.M. Narendran At a time when the trivial and the superfluous are celebrated even in the academic circles the publication of a theoretical book with polemical potential is a welcome event. The happiness is doubled when the reader finds […]

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‘FACES OF CREATIVITY’ : Yusuf Arakkal’s Painting Exhibition

Artists don’t die, they live eternally through their works Faces of creativity: Yusuf Arakkal’s Painting exhibition at Durbar Hall Art Gallery, Kochi, Kerala till 30th of October, 2016.  

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Exhibition of Wood Cut / Lino Prints by Jayesh K K at Durbar Hall Art Gallery, Cochin

Meet Mr. Jayesh K K’s Exhibition of Wood Cut / Lino Prints at Durbar Hall art gallery till 30th of October. These works are inspired from Indian tradition, culture, myths and to be precise, Kerala traditions (which can be noted in few works).

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Art exhibition by Fine Arts, Parul University & Slovak Embassy in India

Faculty of Fine Arts at Parul University & Slovak Embassy in India jointly organized an Art Exhibition: HE Mr. Bertok, Ambassador of Slovakia with Mrs Bertokova, Krupa Amin, owner of the gallery, Prof. Vasudevan Akkitham, HOD Painting Dept, Faculty of Fine Arts, MSU, Prof. B V Suresh Associate Professor, Faculty of Fine Arts, MSU, along […]

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Majo: Murals and Musings

by Y. S. Paurnami. Can a beautiful song ever be related to or compared with an attractive painting? Apart from the obvious explanation that both capture our attention, are there secret bonds between them? These questions may never be answered by theories of aesthetics. Having this riddle in mind let us meet Majo, a young […]

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Get Ready for Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2016

Kochi is ready to kick off the Muziris Biennale which will commence on December 12, 2016. The most awaited paradise of art exhibition is just a month away. Tighten your seat belts artists and art lovers, to explore this paradise which showcases the contemporary arts by various artists around the globe! Kochi- queen of the […]