August 12, 2019

Though the dictionary defines the word solitary as a condition of physically living alone in a place but modern relationship and marriages have extended this definition to situations where couples even though they share the same bed, eat at the same dinner table, watch...

August 4, 2019

Famous painter Shantala Palat's painting themed Monday Morning Blues portrays how modern man suffers the sadness and depression at the beginning of the new week. Through the painting, artist Shantala has expressed that to a large section of today’s society, their d...

July 4, 2019

When we look at an artist’s work, we always assume that the artist wants to convey a hidden message. Picasso, Dalí and other famous artists, provoked us to look at their work with the intention of letting our imagination take over. But that is not the case with the art...

May 26, 2019

After a gap of 8 years, India has finally returned to Venice Biennale Arte 2019 with paintings from Nandalal Bose’s famous “Haripura Congress” collections.  It’s a moment of pride for every Indian as the Venice Biennale Arte is the world’s most prestigious art exhibiti...

March 14, 2019

Over the past century, London’s  Victoria & Albert Museum has an intriguing art piece on display- Tipu’s tiger.

Tipu’s Tiger is a large automaton, i.e. it is a machine that can move by itself. It shows a tiger attacking a European man and when played, the man’s lef...

February 25, 2019

Sometimes a beautiful painting placed on lavishly decorated hotel lobby or at an opulent home may look unimpressive if it’s not placed properly. After all, framing and hanging a painting the right way on the wall is not easy, especially if you are a beginner.

In this ar...

February 11, 2019

Among all the Indian painters whose glory has somehow got lost in time, Bichitr was one of them. He was the court painter of the two great Mughal Emperors - Jahangir and Shāh Jahān.  Bichitr's work is characterized by clear, hard lines and brilliant colors that barely...

January 27, 2019

Thanjavur painting or “Thanjavur Oviyam” in the Tamil language, is a classical South Indian painting style that originates from the town of Thanjavur in Tamil Nadu. This style of paintings is characterized by iconic compositions and use of rich & vivid colors, gold foi...

January 24, 2019

The Nobel prize winner, Rabindranath Tagore,is the father figure of Bengal culture, timeless

global phenomena as poet and author. But did you know Tagore was also an accidental painter?

Rabindranath Tagore’s artistic adventure began with doodles that turned crossed-out...

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