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Budweiser vs St+art India row urges reconsideration of vital aspects of street art, including its ownership and erasure
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Budweiser vs St+art India row urges reconsideration of vital aspects of street art, including its ownership and erasure

Last month, as part of their #PathToGreatness campaign targeted at Lionel Messi fans, Budweiser covered two murals in Hauz Khas Village, Delhi, with prints of artworks. In Bandra, Mumbai, the brand painted over iconic murals of Sridevi and Mughal-e-Azam by Bollywood Art Project’s Ranjit Dahiya.

Artist uses historical markers to shed light on the effects of climate change, spread awareness
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Artist uses historical markers to shed light on the effects of climate change, spread awareness

The project, known as "Remembrance of Climate Futures, is written from the perspective of someone looking back.

Delhi’s Lodhi Colony turns into an art district as 30 artists paint murals, as part of a St+art India project
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Delhi’s Lodhi Colony turns into an art district as 30 artists paint murals, as part of a St+art India project

The artists who have helped change the face of Lodhi Colony have taken inspiration from the Lodhi Gardens and aspects of Mughal culture, such as jali patterns

At the Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2018, five installations that invite the audience to help create art
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At the Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2018, five installations that invite the audience to help create art

From Song Dong's Water Temple to Monica Mayer’s Clothesline, and Vipin Dhanurdharan’s Community Kitchen — these installations at the Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2018 spell inclusivity

From Lahore Fort to Lawrence Gardens
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From Lahore Fort to Lawrence Gardens

Abeera Saleem and Abrar Ahmed’s recent artworks make one reflect on how colonial and patriarchal binaries continue to inform our ideas and policies, interminably repeating their violence

Shamsia Hassani, Afghanistan's first female graffiti artist, wants people to make art, not war
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Shamsia Hassani, Afghanistan's first female graffiti artist, wants people to make art, not war

Shamsia Hassani — considered Afghanistan’s first female graffiti artist — hopes to trigger conversations on subjects other than war in her home country

Sarnath Banerjee's The Poona Circle hones in on a contentious aspect of school education: Textbooks
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Sarnath Banerjee's The Poona Circle hones in on a contentious aspect of school education: Textbooks

At the ongoing Pune Biennale, Sarnath Banerjee's work The Poona Circle encourages young minds not to believe everything that is printed in ink, and to question textual authority

Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2016 diary: Demonetisation, Sudarshan Shetty's vision and FOMO
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Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2016 diary: Demonetisation, Sudarshan Shetty's vision and FOMO

Art writer Rosalyn D'Mello was at the Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2016 during its opening week. She highlights what makes this third edition — curated by Sudarshan Shetty — unique.

How the Kochi-Muziris Biennale, now in its third edition, created an ecosystem for art in India
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How the Kochi-Muziris Biennale, now in its third edition, created an ecosystem for art in India

Twelve venues. 108 days. 97 artists. 31 countries. And more than half a million visitors expected. That’s the Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2016 for you. The art extravaganza has gotten bigger, more ambitious in it third edition.

#TransformingLives: Watch how this school in Dharavi got a colourful makeover
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#TransformingLives: Watch how this school in Dharavi got a colourful makeover

Watch the story of how the one-in-shambles C Survey School in Dharavi got a bright makeover from an artist in Goa, in this Slice of Life documentary

A confusing canvas: What does the public really think about 'public art'?
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A confusing canvas: What does the public really think about 'public art'?

The trick, with public art, is to try and find the balance by creating murals that are neither over-conceptionalised, nor degrade standards.