From scrap art to Bengal's Pattachitra painting, a new exhibition brings together traditional and contemporary styles
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From scrap art to Bengal's Pattachitra painting, a new exhibition brings together traditional and contemporary styles

The show is an attempt to break the barriers that people tend to see and feel when they hear the word “art”.

Veteran artist Santosh Jain's upcoming solo exhibition explores various facets of womanhood in a patriarchal society
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Veteran artist Santosh Jain's upcoming solo exhibition explores various facets of womanhood in a patriarchal society

Jain's exhibiton titled She's In The Streets, She's In The Stars, will be the opening show at Method Kala Ghoda as it opens its doors for the first time since COVID-19 lockdown in 2020. The exhibition begins on 1 July and continues till 25 July.

From MF Husain, Ram Kumar to FN Souza, AstaGuru's latest online auction features artistic milestones of India's most-celebrated masters
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From MF Husain, Ram Kumar to FN Souza, AstaGuru's latest online auction features artistic milestones of India's most-celebrated masters

The auction — to be held on 25-26 June — will also include rare works by the greats from the Bengal School of Art including Jamini Roy, Gaganendranath Tagore, along with works by distinguished artists such as Ganesh Pyne, Amrita Sher- Gil, KG Subramanyan, Akbar Padamsee, and Lalu Prasad Shaw, many of them appearing in an auction for the first time.

A museum in Hong Kong opens exhibition commemorating 4 June Tiananmen Square massacre
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A museum in Hong Kong opens exhibition commemorating 4 June Tiananmen Square massacre

The museum commemorating the 4 June, 1989, crackdown in Beijing reopened on Sunday, in advance of this year's anniversary. In the face of a second year of refusal of permission from authorities on COVID-19 concerns, and the imprisonment of others for last year's event, this time, organisers said they would not try again, but keep their museum open till 10 pm on 4 June.

Art Basel Hong Kong returns in a hybrid format after a year's hiatus owing to COVID-19 restrictions
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Art Basel Hong Kong returns in a hybrid format after a year's hiatus owing to COVID-19 restrictions

Art Basel, one of the world's most prestigious modern and contemporary art exhibitions, is returning to Hong Kong in its ninth edition. The prestige art fair is hosting 104 galleries from 23 countries and territories.

100 days since Myanmar's military takeover, how the country continues to resist force, fight for democracy
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100 days since Myanmar's military takeover, how the country continues to resist force, fight for democracy

The military takeover of Myanmar early in the morning of 1 February reversed the country's slow climb towards democracy after five decades of army rule. But Myanmar's citizens were not shy about demanding their democracy be restored.

From Pather Panchali to Charulata, view a collection of posters from Satyajit Ray's films
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From Pather Panchali to Charulata, view a collection of posters from Satyajit Ray's films

Designer-turned-entrepreneur Srila Chatterjee's Baro Market has curated a special range of film posters to pay tribute to the legendary director Satyajit Ray on his 100th birth anniversary.

In an artistic intervention, a call to preserve and protect Mumbai's mangroves
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In an artistic intervention, a call to preserve and protect Mumbai's mangroves

Make Art for Mumbai’s Mangroves is a part of a series of dynamic and creative programmes conceptualised by the Ministry of Mumbai’s Magic to create a conversation around Mumbai’s rich wetlands and drive citizen action in favour of Mumbai’s rich biodiversity.

What's the connection between LSD and bicycles? 12 artists take viewers on a psychedelic two-wheeler trip
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What's the connection between LSD and bicycles? 12 artists take viewers on a psychedelic two-wheeler trip

This Bicycle Day, 12 Indian artists take inspiration from the culture built around the controversial substance and celebrate it with their art. The works will be printed on perforated blotting paper, as a homage to the medium through which the substance is consumed. The exhibition started on 16 April and will continue till 30 April in Method, Bandra (Mumbai).

The Nail House: Themes of loss, belongingness attached to crumbling city habitats explored in a photo exhibition
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The Nail House: Themes of loss, belongingness attached to crumbling city habitats explored in a photo exhibition

A nail house is a term that refers to homes where residents refuse to vacate and abandon their premises despite the pressure from builder sharks, thugs and corrupt officials. The guise of re-development, and the lure of a new square foot area, couples with coercion and intimidation. A loner, a family might dig their heels into their stand-alone and crumbling habitats. Eventually, time swallows the grit and determination to hold on.

The Corona Quilt Project turns 12,000 accounts of the pandemic into art installations across Mumbai
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The Corona Quilt Project turns 12,000 accounts of the pandemic into art installations across Mumbai

The Corona Quilt Project presents a diversity of experiences, celebrating the strength and the resilience of people.

Biodiversity by the Bay: Festival's virtual exhibit features artists' vibrant reflections on Mumbai's ecosystem
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Biodiversity by the Bay: Festival's virtual exhibit features artists' vibrant reflections on Mumbai's ecosystem

The festival ran from 5 October to 25 October and was made up of the three elements of music, art and comedy that would highlight the issues faced by Mumbai's biodiversity.

St+art India creates mural at Mumbai's Mahim Junction in honour of the city's frontline workers in COVID-19 fight
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St+art India creates mural at Mumbai's Mahim Junction in honour of the city's frontline workers in COVID-19 fight

Located on an expansive facade of the Mahim railway station, the mural celebrates the ‘Heroes of Mumbai’ - who have braved adversity and put their own lives at risk to make sure that we are safe.

St+art Chennai 2020: With thematic murals, community workshops, the city gets its first art district
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St+art Chennai 2020: With thematic murals, community workshops, the city gets its first art district

The art district will be set up in with murals, community workshops and curated tours, in Kannagi Nagar, under the purview of St+art Chennai 2020 – the foundation’s first urban arts festival in the city.

From Gandhi's newsletter to calendar dedicated to Bose, collectibles from Indian freedom struggle to be auctioned online
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From Gandhi's newsletter to calendar dedicated to Bose, collectibles from Indian freedom struggle to be auctioned online

The auction has a range of books authored by Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru, Subhas Chandra Bose, Hugh Toye amongst well-known editors like Pyarelal, Amal Home and Bankim Chandra Sen.

Caesura/Continuum: Artist Raj Shahani's first solo exhibit captures the movement and physicality of dancers in motion
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Caesura/Continuum: Artist Raj Shahani's first solo exhibit captures the movement and physicality of dancers in motion

Raj Shahani's sculptures are said to be inspired by the lyrical movements of the human body and a sensitive and detailed observation of dancers in motion.

The Farnesina Collection explores themes of futurism, surrealism in Italian contemporary art
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The Farnesina Collection explores themes of futurism, surrealism in Italian contemporary art

Beginning with the first significant set of acquisitions of numerous works of art from the 1950s and 1960s, in the course of time, the Farnesina Collection has grown to become one of the largest of contemporary Italian art in the world.

Walter Bosshard's photos of Mahatma Gandhi and Mao Zedong part of new exhibition, Envisioning Asia
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Walter Bosshard's photos of Mahatma Gandhi and Mao Zedong part of new exhibition, Envisioning Asia

Bosshard preceded many photographers including Henri Cartier-Bresson who would come to India in the 1940s to take pictures of the Mahatma

Chennai Photo Biennale 2019: Gauri Gill depicts everyday lives of an Adivasi village in Maharashtra using masks
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Chennai Photo Biennale 2019: Gauri Gill depicts everyday lives of an Adivasi village in Maharashtra using masks

Gauri Gill's 'Acts of Appearance' assumed its form within a village of Adivasi paper mache artists from the Kokna tribe in Jawhar district of Maharashtra.