Mumbai exhibition showcases Akbar Padamsee's legacy of contradictions, celebrating 'inherent duality of life'
In particular, Akbar Padamsee’s mystifying oils, water-colours and drawings reflect his mastery over so many aspects of the composition, such as form, space, and colour. Often, his unique pictoriality blurred the lines between abstraction and figuration, leaving many things unsaid.
SH Raza: A retrospective titled 'Traversing Terrains' illuminates the artist's legacy, and his art over 50 years
The artworks on display indicate SH Raza’s artistic development over the years, and also his contributions to the field of visual arts — especially to post-Independence modernism and abstraction
From Raza's canvases to Husain's masterpieces, children must be taught early to appreciate art, say experts
Western countries encourage art appreciation for young children as their artistic communities recognise them as an audience early on. In India, this is still at its nascent stages but the recent past shows that it’s a trend that is surely picking up.
Akar Prakar’s Synchrome — Masters brings together some of the most well known Indian artists alongside some who should be
The son of a bus driver, KH Ara cleaned cars for a living, and painted because art was his life. A new exhibition hopes to illuminate his nearly overlooked artistic legacy.
A new exhibition of Manish Pushkale's work, titled The Painter of Light, is being held at the Akar Prakar Art Advisory in Delhi from 31 January to 25 February, 2017.
Art lovers and collectors in the city have a big reason to rejoice. One of the world’s most-sought-after auction houses, Christie’s, is back with its annual India Sale on 18 December at The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai.
In a conversation with Firstpost, Krishen Khanna (one of the leading, and last surviving modernists) held forth on his deep friendship with the late MF Husain, his love for poetry, and how — sadly — his paintings depicting Partition have not had a cathartic effect.
Contemporary Indian artist Akbar Padamsee set a new high at Saffronart's auction with his work Greek Landscape going under the hammer for Rs 19.19 crore, breaking his earlier record.
Legendary painter SH Raza was laid to rest at Madhya Pradesh's Binjhiya village on Sunday and was given a guard of honour by the Madhya Pradesh police
SH Raza, the legendary modern Indian artist, never tired of the 'bindu'. He explained why
An internationally acclaimed painter, Raza was honoured with the Padma Shri. He was elected as fellow of the Lalit Kala Akademi in 1983.
The first-ever auction held by the global auction house Christie's in India on Thursday evening saw a Vasudev Gaitonde painting getting sold for Rs 23.70 crore or $3.792 million.<br /><br />