Artist Swati Naphade walks through the doors of perception and reality and tries to discern a truth much neglected in a world where norms and social etiquette govern the lives of an individual, wiping out any trace of the true self. Sushma Sabnis profiles the artist.
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Review: Is It What You Think- KNMA/ Johny ML A child born in 1990 will turn twenty five years old next year; …
H.A. Anil Kumar, in this article discusses the issue of ‘framing’ a work of art. Starting with an ethical-philosophical question, when is a work of art complete he moves on to debate the technical aspects and from there to the constant transformation of ideas into objects.
Bengaluru is one contemporary city in India which is replete with the indelible symbolism of colonialism in the form of public sculptures. Venkatesh K N traces the history of the colonial public sculptures in the city and delineates how these sculptures have become markers of a special time and space.
The narrative that is emerging about about Jeff Koons’s retrospective at the Whitney Museum of Art, which opens this Friday, is already abundantly clear: just look at how expensive this all is. Kathryn Tully reports.
When you think of wax, all that comes to mind is candles and the molten substance we need to scrape off after it melts. But, when you meet artist Arati Bedekar, she’ll tell you there is more to wax then meets the eye. Allan Moses Rodricks reports.
Britain’s Royal Collection is to undergo the most ambitious condition survey ever carried out on a major group of paintings. On the eve of the conservation project, The Art Newspaper can give the precise number of paintings for which the collection is responsible: 7,564 works in oil, reports Martin Bailey
An iconic painting of water lilies by French artist Claude Monet sold for £31.72 million pounds ($54 million) at a Sotheby’s auction in London, the second highest price paid for his work worldwide; a PTI report.
Even as the garbage crisis looms, here are three city artistes from Bangalore creating high art from scrap, reports Shruti Menon
The Mauritshuis, which reopens this week on Friday, 27 June, after a €22m renovation and expansion project begun in 2008, has a something of an image problem, which the director of the Royal Picture Gallery in The Hague, hopes to finally put to rest, reports Javier Pes