Art

National Gallery of Modern Art organises Kala Kumbh in Delhi

The National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) celebrated ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’ on Friday with Kala Kumbh, organising artist workshops…

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Inside Sweden’s iconic Icehotel: A royal suite made entirely of ice and flowers

Imagine waking up in a room made entirely of ice, with flowers encased in the transparent walls and all the…

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Why fairy tales need updates to survive

As the son of a shoemaker who died prematurely and a laundress who could neither read nor write, no one…

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Several major art exhibitions in the Capital postponed due to COVID

It was more than a year ago that Sunaina Anand, director of Art Alive gallery, booked the venue for an…

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New hi-tech photo brings Rembrandt’s ‘Night Watch’ up close

The Amsterdam Rijksmuseum on Monday put on its digital portal what it called “the most detailed photograph of any artwork”…

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Contagion and Colours: Art highlights from 2021 and what to look forward to

While 2021 might have started on a positive note, the subsequent dreadful second wave of Covid brought life to a…

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Wayne Thiebaud, painter of lush colors and textures, dies

Artist Wayne Thiebaud, whose luscious, colorful paintings of cakes and San Francisco cityscapes combined sensuousness, nostalgia and a hint of…

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Political art by artist Varunika Saraf attempts to spell out the current times through images

Caput Mortuum, Hyderabad-based artist and art historian Varunika Saraf’s latest solo show, derives its title from a pigment with an…

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Rothko abstract sells for $82.5 mln, Pollock sale is record for artist

A Mark Rothko painting sold for $82.5 million at auction on Monday, the second-highest price for a work by the…

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Mona Lisa copy to go under the hammer in Paris auction

  A faithful copy of Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa dating from more than 400 years ago will go under…

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