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Modern Indian Art: The Confluence of Indian Traditions and Western Mannerism

Posted by Priyanka Thakur on Mar 23, 2017 05:39:53 pm

India has always been known as a great trading nation. In ancient times, it was famed far and wide, and had a rich cosmopolitan culture. Indian artists assimilated the different influences which came over the ages from China, Greece, Persia and other places. Since the ancient times, the purpose of the Indian artist has been to give viewers a glimpse of that which is more important – the life of the spirit, the life within. Indian paintings have always presented a view of the underlying harmony of all of creation and took viewers... Read more>>

Modernism: A Radical Approach that Revived Art

Posted by Priyanka Thakur on Mar 18, 2017 03:21:19 pm

Art has always been considered as a creative medium of expression. One such creative medium of expression that people often sought to narrate stories and spruce up the aesthetical appeal of their living space is modern art. Though more and more galleries are putting modern art for sale and more and more people are buying modern artworks, not many people know the significance of modern art and how it came into existence. The aim of this blog is to acquaint our readers and art lovers how this radical approach called modernism came in... Read more>>

Spice Up the Entryway of Your Home with Art

Posted by Priyanka Thakur on Mar 14, 2017 04:37:24 pm

If you have ever decorated your living space, you will agree with us that more often than not the time and effort we spend on doing the décor of our living room and bedroom do not resonate in the entry way. Though an entryway is the first room that a person will see when entering the home, we often don’t take this space seriously. We tend to forget that this small space has the caliber of not only being visually appealing in design, but it also has the ability to be a magic eye that let’s one know what’s to co... Read more>>

Mix and Match: Heighten the Visual Appeal of Home

Posted by Priyanka Thakur on Mar 06, 2017 02:43:51 pm

Winter is almost over. It is that time of the year when we have just bid adieu to the winter and are all geared up to invite the spring. While snuggling cozily at home sounded more appealing in winter, spring is all about gallivanting around town. It is the time to shun your overcoats and boots and don your favorite flirty dress. It is the time for a makeover. Just like you, your home requires a makeover to get ready for the upcoming season. So this spring, make your home the perfect space where you can tuck in with a book and enterta... Read more>>

Mystic Story of Goddess Durga from Southern India

Posted by Priyanka Thakur on Feb 27, 2017 12:01:08 pm

If you are a believer of Hinduism and have an interest in Indian art, then you must have noticed that Goddess Durga is worshiped in many forms like Durga painting, sculptures, and idols. Offerings to Shiva and Vishnu include food, flowers, leaves, lamps and incense. The aim is to invoke God, who is otherwise dormant. Offerings to Durga are strikingly different. Besides the standard offerings to God, there is always something more: haldi (turmeric), kumkum (vermillion powder), kajal (kohl), and pieces of cloth to serve as her upper gar... Read more>>

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