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EL Seed: Art For People

EL Seed: Art For People

El Seed is a French-Tunisian calligraphy artist known for his large-scale public art projects. As acontemporary artist his practice crosses the discipline of painting and sculpture. Most of his projects convey the messages of peace and harmony between the communities around the world. He uses phrases from writers, poets, and philosophers as well as from […]

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Calligraphy andCalligraffiti

Calligraphy andCalligraffiti

Calligraphy is the art of lettering in the languages which use Arabic alphabet or the alphabets derived from it. It includes Arabic, Persian, Ottoman, and Urdu calligraphy. It is known in Arabic as ‘KhattArabi’ which translates into Arabic line, design, or construction. Islamic Calligraphy is mostly based on verses and chapters of Islamic Holy book […]

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Islamic Calligraphy

Islamic Calligraphy

Calligraphy is the art of lettering in the languages which use Arabic alphabet or the alphabets derived from it. It includes Arabic, Persian, Ottoman, and Urdu calligraphy. It is known in Arabic as ‘KhattArabi’ which translates into Arabic line, design, or construction. Islamic Calligraphy is based on Qur’anic verses and chapters and its development is […]

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Red, a magical colour

Red, a magical colour

How can a single colour symbolize diverse feelings? a red stain of blood can scare to death and the red flower can evoke a feeling of love into you.  Red, such a powerful hue it is, has a power to represent strongest emotions. It can symbolize danger, warning, violence,death, war and anger and at the […]

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Art Attack

Art Attack

In a recent London event, a group of environmental protestors entered the National Gallery and threw tomato soup at Vincent van Gogh’s “Sunflowers,” one of the six surviving images of sunflowers painted by van Gogh in 1888 and 1889. It was not the first time that protestors used such an approach to press their demand. […]

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Naji Salim Hussain al-Ali

Naji Salim Hussain al-Ali

Najial-Ali was one of the most prominent cartoonists in the Arab world. His cartoons were drawn from his first-hand experience as a Palestinian refugee dealing with all sorts of hardships. Influenced by his own struggles and adversities his cartoons reflected his un-aligned political stance in Sarcastic, poignant, and courageous form.Through his cartoons he analysed the […]

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Kitsch and Art

Kitsch and Art

“No matter how much we scorn it,kitsch is an integral part of human condition”. Milan Kundera.

Kitsch” initially originated in the art markets of Munich during 1860s and the 1870s. The term was generally used to separate cheap, popular, and marketable pictures and sketches intended to please the viewer from actual serious art. What in other words can be defined as art or other objects intended to appeal popular rather than […]

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Nasreen Mohamedi

Nasreen Mohamedi

Nasreen Mohamedi, one of India’s most influential twentieth-century painters, personifies modernism’s global effect. Nasreen, who was born in Karachi in 1937, was India’s first female abstract artist, well known for her grid-like monochrome abstractions with rhythmic, linear markings in graphite and ink. Even thoughNasreen’s work was influenced by a wide range of aesthetic influences other […]

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Say no to Drugs

Say no to Drugs

Youth Sahar Welfare Foundation New Delhi organized a day long painting competition with children under the age of 15 at Wanpora PulwamaOn the birth anniversary of renowned artist M F Hussain. The objective of the event was to create awareness among the youth on increasing drug abuse especially in Kashmir. ‘One step Against Intoxication’was the […]

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Featured Artist: Parviz Tanavoli

Featured Artist: Parviz Tanavoli

Parviz Tanavoli, born on March 24, 1937 in Tehran, is a sculptor, collector, scholar, painter, educator, and art historian. He is a modern sculpting pioneer and one of the most prominent current Iranian artists. He is a founder member of the Saqqakhaneh school, a 1960s neo-traditionalist art movement. His work, in addition to sculpting, encompasses […]

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