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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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Featured Artist-  Ram Kinker Baij

Featured Artist-  Ram Kinker Baij

One of the pioneers of modern Indian sculpture and a key figure of contextual modernism, Ram KInker Baij was born on 26 May 1906. Baij was from an economically modest family of Bankura district of the modern state of West Bengal in India. In that sense, he was a Bengali, not an Adivasi, as many […]

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Featured Artist

Featured Artist

Jean- Michel Basquiat Jean-Michel Basquiat was born in Brooklyn New York, on December 22, 1960. With  a short spam of his artistic career jean Michel Basquiat achieved fame of a great artist. Basquiat went from being homeless and unemployed to selling a single painting for up to $25,000 in a matter of several years. On May […]

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The Disasters of War

The Disasters of War

Francisco de Goya In November 1807, French troops invaded Spain and installed a new ruler. For the next six years, Spanish rebels fought the occupation; their resistance was the first ever to be termed “guerilla warfare.” It’s believed that in the early hours of May 3, 1808, French soldiers carried out orders to round up […]

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Featured Artist

Featured Artist

 Dina Nath Walli Born in 1908 Dina Nath Wali also known as Almast Kashmiri was a renowned water color artist and poet from Kashmir. He played a great role in bringing up Modern Art movement in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. Works of Dina Nath Wali are known for visual depiction of  everyday scenes […]

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Featured Artist

Featured Artist

Vincent Van Gogh “It is good to love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is well done” Vincent Willem Van Gogh who highly influenced 20th century art throughout his life remained poor and unknown. A post impressionist […]

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Art Space

Art Space

Sadequain Calligrapher, Painter, Mural Artist Syed Sadequain Ahmed Naqvi, Tamgha-e-Imtiaz, Pride of Performance, Sitara-e-Imtiaz, also referred to as Sadequain Naqqash, was a world-renowned Pakistani artist, best known for his skills as a calligrapher and a painter. He is considered as one of the finest painters and calligraphers that Pakistan has ever produced. Sadequain was responsible for the renaissance of Islamic calligraphy in […]

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FEATURED ARTIST

FEATURED ARTIST

Ghulam Rasool Santosh  Poet Painter Ghulam Rasool Santosh was a prominent Artist from Kashmir. Born in 1929 G R Santosh is known for his profound work on Kashmir Shavism. G R Santosh was from a Kashmiri Muslim family of modest means from Chinkral Mohalla Habbakadal neighborhood of old Srinagar. He had to give up his schooling after matriculation because of […]

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Artist in the making… Mohammad Iqbal Hailing from Chanapora, Tangmarg, a village in North Kashmirs district Baramulla, Iqbal is a 6th class student of Government Middle school Chanapora. Like most of the schools of our State this school is yet another sad story of sorts and complements the overall inadequate and an all-exclusive  educational curriculum […]

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FEATURED ARTIST- Waseem Mushtaq

FEATURED ARTIST- Waseem Mushtaq

Born in 1973 in Kupwara, Waseem Mushtaq is a well recognized artist of Kashmir. Founder of ‘Kashmir Contemporary Art’ an NGO to practice and promote Art in Kashmir which was active from 1995 to 1999. Waseem Mushtaq recalls the scenario of Art in Kashmir at the time he enrolled himself in the Institute of Music […]