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Featured Artist: Benode Behari Mukherjee

Featured Artist: Benode Behari Mukherjee

Born with severe eye problem, being myopic on one eye and blind in the other Benode Behari Mukherjee was one of the pioneers of Indian modern art and a key figure of Contextual Modernism. He was one of the earliest artists in modern India to take up mural as a mode of artistic expression, and […]

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Featured Artist: Paul Cézanne

Featured Artist: Paul Cézanne

Born on 19 January 1839 in Aix-en-Provence Paul Cézanne, was a French artist and Post-Impressionist painter whose work laid the foundations of the transition from the 19th-century conception of artistic endeavor to a new and radically different world of art in the 20th century. Cézanne’s often repetitive, exploratory brushstrokes are highly characteristic and clearly recognizable. […]

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Featured Artist: Michelangelo

Featured Artist: Michelangelo

Michelangelo, is considered as one the greatest artist who ever lived. He was born on 6 March 1475 in Caprese, known today as Caprese Michelangelo, a small town situated in Valtiberina, near Arezzo, Tuscany. He is one of the three giants of the Florentine High Renaissance along with Leonardo da Vinci and Raphael,. Although their […]

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Artist in the Making: Qazi Tabish Faiz

Artist in the Making: Qazi Tabish Faiz

No use of a brush, or paint, her art is not what we usually see. She creates her unique artwork with the mere usage of paper, yarn, strings, and cotton. Qazi Tabish Faiz, 27, of Habak Naseembagh area illustrates a genuine artistic skill in creating meaningful and interesting art works by using an unconventional art medium. […]

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Shock Art

Shock Art

Art is a language sometimes political or revolutionary, a communication powerful enough to change the course of history. Art is a unique form of expression different for each artist yet capable to communicate universally. It is it’s broader spectrum that allows people to conceive and experiment new mediums within the art field.   Sometimes art appears […]

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Performance Art

Performance Art

“Our understanding of our bodies and physical surroundings is shaped by language.” Jacques Lacan

BY: Khursheed Mushtaq Ali Performance is not an isolated term of language. It involves the larger range of terms around itself. While the terms ‘performance’ and ‘performance art’ only became widely used in the 1970s, the history of performance in the visual arts is often traced back to futurist productions and dada cabarets of the 1910s (TERMS). Performance emerged […]

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Featured artist- Jean-Michel Basquiat

Featured artist- Jean-Michel Basquiat

Born in 1960 in Brooklyn, New York Jean-Michel Basquiat was an American Painter belonging to ‘Neo-Expressionism’ who emerged as a street-smart graffiti, carefree-but-intense artist in New York. The magnitude of his work gave him immense fame in quick time and he led him to international art galleries. What is now every evident about him is […]

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The artist in Making- Andleeb Mushtaq

The artist in Making- Andleeb Mushtaq

SRINAGAR, Aug 18:In school, art was her favourite activity. Her notebook used to be full with her tenderly drawn artworks. Andleeb Mushtaq, 19, recalls her journey in the realms of art which she remembers in fine details. “I remember I used to finish a drawing notebook in just a week and then my mother had to buy […]

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Featured Artist- Amedeo Modigliani

Featured Artist- Amedeo Modigliani

 Amedeo Modigliani was the epitome of what can be termed a classical tragic artist.  Born in Italy on July 12, 1884, he suffered considerably from childhood illnesses, the symptoms of which would persist throughout his life until his death from tuberculosis at the age 35 in 1920. Although he initially studied art in both Florence […]

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Art for All- Subina Gul

Art for All- Subina Gul

Subina Gul, an Artist from Srinagar, who has completed her master’s degree in painting from Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi and conducted a day long art workshop with special children of Modern High School for deaf and dumb in Solina Srinagar under  title ‘Challenging performance art and creativity’. According to her it was exciting […]

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