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Tracing the History of Mughal Paintings

Posted by Priyanka Thakur on Feb 20, 2017 11:27:30 am

If you are an avid reader and a historian with the even slightest bend towards art, then chances are quite high that you appreciate the beauty of ancient Mughal paintings and the panorama of delicate miniature paintings. These are the paintings that reflect the confluence of different cultures on Indian art. Nowadays, online art galleries have made it easy for art lovers to buy paintings. Though one can conveniently buy paintings online, the legacy around the form of a painting is something for which one has to dig deep into the texts... Read more>>

Exploring the Different Forms of Indian Heritage Art

Posted by Priyanka Thakur on Feb 14, 2017 11:47:08 am

India has a great heritage of paintings coming from ancient times. These paintings are made on the walls and ceilings of temples and sacred caves. They are vivid pages of the history of Indian art which bring live 2,000 years of India’s glorious past. Through this blog, we aim to acquaint our readers with the rich past of Indian art. The Alluring Paintings of Ajanta and Ellora With vibrant colors and exquisite details, the paintings of Ajanta recreate the splendor of ancient civilization of our country. We see here the pal... Read more>>

A Tribute to Indian Artist: Amrita Sher-Gil

Posted by Priyanka Thakur on Feb 08, 2017 11:29:04 am

On January 30, 1913, God chose to bestow Modern Indian Art scene with one of his marvelous creations, Amrita Sher-Gil. She was a pioneer in Modern Indian Art against the British landscape. She was bold, impressive and expressive. She chose to paint the life of people and her surroundings. Her work was so intense that it is yet to be paralleled by her successors. Though she is often referred to as India’s Frida Kahlo, but the comparison is not justified. It does not seem to do her justice. She was a magnificent artist in her own ... Read more>>

Tracing the Origin and Evolution of Buddha Paintings

Posted by Priyanka Thakur on Jan 27, 2017 12:14:42 pm

There is no denial to the fact that Art has no religion attached to it. But when Art is discussed in Indian context, it starts taking beautiful religious turns. In Indian context, it can be said that Art is not restricted to a mere mode of expression, but it takes on a higher level where artists and common people choose it as a medium to connect with divine. In this world of contemporary art, there are people who let these paintings to be the focal point of the energies in their room and thus, provide them with an energized personal z... Read more>>

Understanding the Significance of Art as Asset

Posted by Priyanka Thakur on Jan 23, 2017 11:29:44 am

Ladies and gentleman you may have noticed that the art market has done pretty well in the recent years. It is beyond doubt that it has done better than the stocks, shares, and commodities. If you go back 10 years, the worth of modern art market was half of what it is worth today. The prices of some paintings have gone insanely high, sometimes 10, 20 times of what was originally paid for.  Many of you are already buying art that’s one of the reasons the market has grown, but not all of you. Some of you are still shy about sp... Read more>>

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