Between Memory and Museum questions our perceptions of diverse cultures and the roles of capital and markets in the world of art.
Bitasta Das was inspired by Indian folklore when she was asked to design a course for IISc’s students that brought the natural and social sciences closer.
The successful sale underlines one of the key points about the South Asian modern art market: works generally do best if they have a strong provenance and are new to the market.
The seven-foot plus bronze sculpture of Gandhi, which has a bullet hole and the words ‘Hey Ram’ engraved on its back, is on display at the National Gallery of Modern Art in Bengaluru.
The Indian architect Bijoy Jain-designed bamboo structure will be the site for cultural events, including performances by Indian dance troupes, a street magic show and even a discussion about jugaad over the next few months.
People in the Valley are using graffiti to show their dissent, and as an arena where disagreements with the state play out.
A skilled artist, a voracious reader, a critic and a man for all seasons.
Most media coverage is Israeli-centric, so what most Indians pay attention to are India-Israel ties, not Palestinian lives. GAZA51 hopes to change that.
Maybe there is some hint of a psychological truth in Batman donning the suit after his parents’ death.
The Kashmiri artist’s recent work is layered by a loss that is both personal and collective.
A portrait repeated by M.F. Husain 42 years after the original was lost will be up for auction at the Christie’s in New York next month.
Masood Hussain, an artist deeply moved by the pictures of blinded children in tumultuous Kashmir, makes digital art to capture their plight.
Richa Rikhy uses advanced techniques, such as animal culture of mutant flies and genetic engineering, to do marvellous things on the microscope.
Undoubtedly the most celebrated of the Indian Modernists, Raza’s work was one long meditation on being and nothingness.
The gameplay of Pokémon Go recognises a wide array of art forms, including street art – both commissioned murals and illegal graffiti.
P.S. Jaya painted herself black and roamed Kochi’s streets for 150 days – bringing the public face-to-face with their prejudices and sparking a critical debate on her ‘Artivism.’
To be in the presence of an artist and teacher like K.G. Subramanyan was to learn the secret of art and life, and the values of liberty, pluralism, connectedness and compassion.
When every radeef and iambic pentameter extols the glory that (golf) courses through the veins of divinely-ordained gated communities built on non-existent goths … that is Pakistani art.
A journey to discover the roots of truck ‘art’ and the lives of those who are behind its colourful allure.
A performative political art event in Berlin is hoping to highlight how European leaders are playing with human lives in a refugee crisis where survival is a daily battle and desperation has been propelling people into dangerous and suicidal situations.
The public nature of installation art enables the viewer to have a more active role in the consumption of the artwork.
In an ongoing festival in Gunehar, Himachal Pradesh, artists from around India and the world transform local spaces with the involvement of residents – putting the village on the map for the first time.
If there is anything that the Jonathan Jones review of Khakhar shows us, it is that we in India do not have high quality art reviewing and critiquing.
There is, under the guise of being more ‘hip’ than the Tate Modern’s curators, a sneaky conservatism in the review.
Members of the Indian artistic community have called art critic Jonathan Jones and The Guardian ignorant and neo-colonialist.
On May 19, two artists working on a public, Delhi-government approved project to celebrate the city’s culture were allegedly threatened by a group of RSS members and then treated aggressively by the police.
Lalit Kala woman staffer files police complaint against bureaucrat
Shernaz Italia describes the spectacular exhibitions that bring to New Delhi for the first time, Parsi life, history and culture.
Anand’s reflexive nationalism and anti-imperialist sentiment makes his a visual language still revolutionary today.
The artist Prabhakar Pachpute compels the viewer to ask who is responsible for the hardships faced by the farmers of Maharashtra.
Poster art is well equipped to surprise and provoke us to confront a future that is avoidable and to suggest others we might prefer.
The photographer presents three interrelated bodies of work in her current exhibition in Mumbai.
The Iraq War was a “disaster for all humanity,” stresses one artist’s attempt to reconstruct the treasures that were destroyed.
Chronicling and reinterpreting the life of Vincent van Gogh, Loving Vincent attempts to not only bring the story of the masterful painter to life, but also mirror his process.
Ryszard Kaja (born 1962, Poznan, Poland) is one of his Poland’s leading poster artists and continues a long tradition of poster art in his country. His mixed-media posters – simple and striking, but subtle and always surprising – are on display for the first time in India at […]
One of India’s best known artists has not one but two exhibitions going on in his native Mumbai after a long time
Public art in Mumbai, never very edifying, has been joined by some colourful and strange installations in different parts of the city.
An artist’s attempt to trigger tactile memories of a shared sky under which the Valley once breathed, in the hope of new tentative gestures across the chasm
Threats by the Chinese ambassador is all it took for the organisers of the Dhaka Art Summit to cover up an exhibition critical of China’s record in Tibet.
Setting himself just beyond his contemporaries became the pattern that has defined his career.