Tips for Collectors: How to understand and qualify abstract art?

Posted by Shashvat Vats on Oct 08, 2018 08:32:53 am

An art collector looks to purchase a handful of affordable artworks either to make an exquisite assortment or for investment purpose or simply because the painting is enticing itself. If you are an art collector who is looking to get your hands on abstract paintings, I can totally understand the pain you go through. You see, at first glance, an abstract painting is quite difficult to interpret. But, if you know the art to understand the hidden appeal in abstract paintings, no other form of art can captivate your mind and heart m... Read more>>

Indian Folk Arts that are still alive

Posted by Khushboo Priya on Oct 06, 2018 05:32:57 pm

A famous painter and writer, Emily Carr, expressed her view on Indian Art stating- “Indian Art broadened my seeing, loosened the formal tightness I had learned in England’s schools. Its bigness and stark reality baffled my white man’s understanding… I had been schooled to see outsides only, not struggle to pierce.” It wouldn't be any wrong if I say India has always been the land of talent, be it an artist, a scientist, a literato or anybody else. The artistic competency of Indians have alway... Read more>>

Uncovering the different roles of artists in our Society

Posted by Shashvat Vats on Sep 26, 2018 02:42:13 pm

As art continues to move our society like a coaster, debates often fuel up about the role of artists. Seeing the history and evolution of art, one can simplify that artist’s position and eminence might have got affected but the role of artisans remain quite stagnant throughout time. After all, these are gifted and skilled individuals who dared to step out of their fear and expressed their emotions despite all the criticism and confrontations.  The modern art paintings we see and the sculptures that encapsulates our attention hav... Read more>>

How Contemporary Art influenced India?

Posted by Shashvat Vats on Sep 18, 2018 11:48:44 am

India, a 71-year-old independent nation, has various scratches and marks that the colonial rule of British and the prior invasion of Mughals have put on. The 400 year age of slavery and oppression ended with the dawn of 15th August 1947, when Indian won its independence. That era must have been magical (I can only imagine). After all, a nation with such a huge population has now a government of its own people and there was no foreigner to direct them. Immediately after India gained its freedom, politics was on a speedy roll. It inf... Read more>>

The true interpretation of Shiva's Third Eye

Posted by Shashvat Vats on Sep 14, 2018 04:55:49 pm

Being an agnostic and an art lover at the same time, I do admire the exceptional artistry after looking at Indian traditional paintings but also feel dubious about a lot of elements. Take for example the exquisite and highly demanded Lord Shiva paintings. The physical manifestation of Shiva is simply ecstatic and artists’ imagination and creativity add so much grace and blissfulness in the artwork. But the elements or the details in these religious paintings make me curious to know more about the hidden meaning of these depic... Read more>>

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