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Campaigning with art for peace in northeast (With images)


August 12th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The idyllic life amid strife in the northeastern countryside is the subject around which Assamese artist Jiten Hazarika has built his peace campaign."The tension in ... Read more...

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Painting dreams with a ballpen from a wheelchair


May 2nd, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) He is 37 and a warrior in a wheelchair with a sword that etches his imagination on paper in sharp lines.Physically-challenged C.V. Surendran's sword is ... Read more...

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Fanatics attacked me: Gay painter


January 6th, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Artist Balbir Krishan, a gay painter from Uttar Pradesh, Thursday claimed that he was assaulted by unidentified men at the end of his solo exhibition ... Read more...

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Of his 10,000 art works, some have gone to dogs!


November 23rd, 2011 - 9:30 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) He is a highly acclaimed art director in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu movies, decorated with a Padma Shri. But with more than 10,000 works to ... Read more...

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Jehangir Sabavala, a modernist creator of tranquil scenes (Obit)


September 3rd, 2011 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Sep 2 (IANS) The human form emerged shrouded in silence, encapsulating the notion of solitude perfectly in artist Jehangir Sabavala's works."My art, a mixture of academic, impressionist and ... Read more...

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Connecting to roots, homelands with art (Feature)


July 25th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Quest for roots, reconnection to childhood and the trauma of dislocation are the emotional soul of their art. This pain lends an air of nostalgia ... Read more...

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M.F. Husain ‘Through The Eyes Of A Painter’ (Chronology)


June 9th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) There were milestones aplenty during the life of M.F. Husain, who died Thursday at London's Royal Brompton Hospital at the age of 95. Here's a ... Read more...

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My art is my aspiration for Telangana: Thota Vaikuntam (With Images)


March 12th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) The art of Thota Vaikuntam, leading Indian figurative painter, remains loyal to the aspiration for autonomy and a distinct socio-cultural identity of his native ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi inaugurates Anish Kapoor retrospective at NGMA


November 27th, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) The fruition of a 10-year-old dream unfolded at the National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) here Saturday evening when Congress president Sonia Gandhi inaugurated a historic ... Read more...

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Canvases with poetry draw applause for young artist


October 30th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Art with poetry on the canvas and installations that included sofas, chairs and even a ladder! Budding artist Trishla Jain certainly left many impressed with her solo ... Read more...

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Ministers enjoy that freshness on canvas


October 29th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct. 29 (ANI/Times News Network): Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh found it "reflective" and "deeply inward looking", junior Oil minister Jitin Prasada was impressed by the "riot of colours" even though ... Read more...

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Mahabharat gets a new look from Nepal (With images)


September 1st, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Sep 1 (IANS) After a novel based on the story of Karna, the tragic prince in the Mahabharata abandoned at birth, and a play from the perspective of Gandhari, ... Read more...

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Perth man’s one-night stand to become subject of photographic exhibition


August 18th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 18 (ANI): A Perth man is set to become the subject of a photographic exhibition this month when he documents his one night stand.Photographer Jackson Eaton will invite a stranger ... Read more...

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Priyanka Sachar’s photo exhibition is all about freezing fleeting moments


June 17th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 17 (ANI): Photographer Priyanka Sachar in her first solo exhibition titled "Evanescence" showcased her photographs, through which she seeks to share with others, the beauty, diversity and irony of ... Read more...

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Eggs with pearls, crystals to be showcased in Delhi


April 4th, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Art is charting an eclectic course in the capital. After its brush with cereal art, glass art and vegetable art - Delhi is now readying for egg ... Read more...

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Padma Bhushans have strings attached, says veteran Bengal artist


March 27th, 2010 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 27 (IANS) At 74, veteran Bengal artist Suhas Roy is willing to explore new ventures and collaborations in Nepal and elsewhere. However, what the creator of the acclaimed "Radha" ... Read more...

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Rachna Chhachhi’s latest work depicts Mother Earth’s agony


October 5th, 2009 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 5 (ANI): Artist Rachna Chhachhi in her fifth solo exhibition titled "The Ugly Earth" showcased her paintings, which depicts Mother Earth pleading to humanity to reverse the damage before ... Read more...

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India lends a helping hand to Mahatma’s Nepali disciple


October 2nd, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Oct 2 (IANS) On the 140th birth anniversary of the father of the Indian nation, Mahatma Gandhi, India reached out to one of his disciples in Nepal to help ... Read more...

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Recovering art mart dishes out reality-innovation combine (With Images)


October 1st, 2009 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Delhi-based artist Asurvedh crafts birds in bronze and makes them fly out in droves from sculpted homes, nests and cages, symbolising freedom from captivity."I have ... Read more...

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African vistas on artist’s canvas


September 25th, 2009 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Memories of the sweeping wilderness of Africa seep through the works of urban designer-cum-artist Antonio E'Costa, who spent a better part of his life in Kenya. His recent ... Read more...

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Bikash Bhattacharya retrospective in Kolkata, Delhi


August 11th, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) More than 70 works by early master of Indian contemporary art Bikash Bhattacharya will be shown for the first time since his death in 2006 in a ... Read more...

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Girl with Husain’s brush and mature strokes (Weekly art column, Rainbow Palette, With Images)


June 26th, 2009 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Eleena Banik, a Kolkata-based contemporary artist is often dubbed the "girl with Husain's brush".Her world changed one day in 1998 when M.F. Husain came ... Read more...

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Pioneer of feminist art back with new solo show (With Images)


April 12th, 2009 - 9:51 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Nilima Sheikh, one of the pioneers of a feminist vision in Indian art in the 1970s, is back in the capital after six years for ... Read more...

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Nature and colours merge on canvas (Weekly Art Column, Rainbow Palette, With Images)


April 3rd, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Pune-based artist Madhuri Bhaduri is inspired by the bright shades of nature, which seep into her works in vivid patches of oil paint.The artist showed ... Read more...

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Talking about India, Pakistan and Kashmir through art (With Images)


March 14th, 2009 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) India-Pakistan relations and militancy in Kashmir are some of the geopolitical concerns of the sub-continent that leading contemporary artist Shilpa Gupta talks about through her ... Read more...

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Two-year-old to hold painting exhibition in Australia


March 3rd, 2009 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 3 (DPA) The finger-paintings of a two-year-old would normally be praised for their creativity by doting parents and get a place under a fridge magnet along with shopping lists, bills ... Read more...

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Artist behind Obamas Hope posters arrested on graffiti claims


February 8th, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 8 (ANI): The street artist who became famous after making his red, white and blue " Hope" posters of U.S. President Barack Obama was arrested on Friday for allegedly ... Read more...

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Creator of iconic Obama ”Hope” poster arrested in Boston


February 8th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Boston (US), Feb.8 (ANI): Police in Boston have arrested an artist who created the iconic pop-art portrait which became the unofficial logo for Barack Obama''s insurgent White House bid. US media reported ... Read more...

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Rang Rasiya: Delhi’s tryst with Raja Ravi Varma’s colours


January 16th, 2009 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) The soon-to-be-released movie, "Rang Rasiya", on the life and works of Indian art icon Raja Ravi Varma by Ketan Mehta, has brought the focus back on figurative ... Read more...

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Shaken by attack, Mumbai artists dedicate works to victims


December 17th, 2008 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 17 (IANS) The Mumbai terror attacks seem to have shaken the city's artists and painters from their blissful lives, with many deciding to dedicate their works to the victims of ... Read more...

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Huge response to Indian art in Hong Kong: Paresh Maity


December 16th, 2008 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Leading contemporary artist Paresh Maity, who is set to showcase his new body of works in Hong Kong in February, says Indian art gets a tremendous response ... Read more...

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Artist Manu Parekh’s 20-year love affair with Varanasi


November 9th, 2008 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Veteran modern artist Manu Parekh is one of the few old-timers whose style and artistic content have remained unchanged over the years despite the changing socio-political circumstances ... Read more...

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Subodh Gupta reinterprets ‘Line of Control’ in Beijing


September 10th, 2008 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) A two month solo exhibition of India's hottest contemporary artist Subodh Gupta in Beijing, titled "Line of Control", presents an illuminating body of work, including installations, stainless ... Read more...

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