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Featured Artist: Ismail Shammout

Featured Artist: Ismail Shammout

Art can be a form of relief and a means of expression for the people living in places afflicted by violence and oppression. Art provides a way to share experiences which otherwise remain untold and restricted within an indidual. The role of political art is very significant in places experiencing tyranny and forced occupation as […]

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Laila Shawa: Artist and Artwork

Laila Shawa: Artist and Artwork

Renowned Palestinian artist Laila Shawa is known for her use of bold colours and illustrative designs to depict violence, political turmoil, the plight of children and resistance in Palestine. Her work has been described as a personal reflection concerning the politics of her country, particularly highlighting perceived injustices and persecution. She is one of the […]

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Featured Artist: Blek le Rat

Featured Artist: Blek le Rat

Pioneering French graffiti artist Blek Le Rat was born in 1952 in Boulogne-Billancourt in the western suburbs of Paris.  Blek is considered among one of the first graffiti artists in Paris, and often described as the “Father of stencil graffiti”. Blek began his graffiti art in 1981, using stencils instead of stylized lettering for graffiti. […]

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Zahoor Din lone: Artist in the Making

Zahoor Din lone: Artist in the Making

From astonishing digital paintings to gigantic snow sculptures Zahoor is certainly making a visible impact in contemporary art world. A graphic artist from Kashmir’s Baramulla district, zahoor is also the Founder of ‘Callisto Art and Culture’ a group that works to promote the culture of organizing snow festivals in India. Zahoor pursued his master’s degree […]

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Featured Artist: Edvard Munch

Featured Artist: Edvard Munch

Edvard Munch was an expressionist painter, and printer. Born in Norway in 1863, Munch was raised in Christiania (known as Oslo today). His role in German expressionism is immense, and his style inspired many art movements that followed.    Munchs childhood was overshadowed by illness, grief and the fear of inheriting a mental condition that ran […]

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Artist and Artwork: Hassan Massoudy

Artist and Artwork: Hassan Massoudy

“The calligrapher must assimilate all aspects of culture that relate to his art. Practice awakens the knowledge gradually stored up in the body and releases the expression of a myriad of nuances. Calligraphiccodes serve to control the internal excitement and prevent his feelings from overflowing… but the calligrapher must pass beyond these set rules. To […]

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Remembering M F Husain

Remembering M F Husain

On September 17th 1915 Maqbool Fida Husain born  in a Suleymani Bohra family in Maharashtras Pandharpur town, to Fida Husain and Zunaib Husain. When he was only a year and a half old he lost his mother and after few months his father remarried and moved to Indore, where Husain completed his schooling. For a […]

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Mehak Mubeen Qadri: Budding Artist

Mehak Mubeen Qadri: Budding Artist

Mehak Mubeen is a budding artist from Srinagar Kashmir. She is pursuing her Bachelor’s degree in Applied Arts from Institution of Music and Fine Arts (IMFA) University of Kashmir. As a student of applied arts which is a form of commercial art most of her work focuses on advertising, designing logos and posters etc. Although […]

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FRAMES-2020: People Who Made It Possible

FRAMES-2020: People Who Made It Possible

Frames’ is an initiative to bring together professional photographers from all over the world onto a single platform and thus create an opportunity for artists living in the valley to showcase their work alongside with best known professionals of their field. First of its kind this exhibition which is being organized by Gayoor Art Foundation’ […]

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Norman Rockwell: Art and Artist

Norman Rockwell: Art and Artist

Born in New York City in 1894, Norman Rockwell was an American painter and illustrator. His works have a broad popular appeal in the United States for their reflection of American culture. Rockwell is most famous for the cover illustrations of everyday life he created for The Saturday Evening Post magazine over nearly five decades. […]

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