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Honore Daumier

Honore Daumier

Known as the “Michelango of Caricature,” Honore Daumier was a prolific painter, printmaker, sculptor, and caricaturist. He was born on 26 February 1808 in the south of France, in Marseille, to Jean-Baptiste Louis Daumier and Cécile Catherine Philippe. His father was a glazier, a poet and a minor playwright whose literary aspirations led him to […]

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CITY OF TWO TALES

CITY OF TWO TALES

By: Gh. Hassan Bhat India is a kaleidoscopic country having rich and splendid art and architecture. Since, Harrapans or Indus valley civilization, there had been a tremendous development in architectures along with other scientific explorations that witnessed the glorification of not only India but of whole sub continent. With the advent of Islamic rule in […]

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Impasto with Rembrandt

Impasto with Rembrandt

Rembrandt was a Dutch draughtsman, painter, and printmaker. He is generally considered one of the greatest visual artists in the history of art and the most important in Dutch art history. He was Incredibly gifted as an artist from a very young age . His supreme mastery of light and texture to emphasize emotional depth […]

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Shirin Aliabadi: Artist and Artwork

Shirin Aliabadi: Artist and Artwork

Shirin Aliabadi was born in Tehran, Iran in 1973 and grew up surrounded by artists and intellectuals. Her mother being an artist and her father a poet influenced Aliabadi to also go for a creative field for herself. She was mentored by her elder brother who coached her on art, music, and pop culture. Aliabadi […]

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The world needs a mirror, environment provides many!

The world needs a mirror, environment provides many!

‘For me, a landscape does not exist in its own right, since its appearance changes at every moment; but the surrounding atmosphere brings it to life – the air and the light, which vary continuously. For me, it is only the surrounding atmosphere which gives subjects their true value.’- Claude Monet The Environmental Art is […]

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The Universal Actor who is more than an Actor

The Universal Actor who is more than an Actor

We all know Jim Carrey as an enthusiastic actor and an amazing comedian. Well, he is an award-winning actor who has been honored for both his dramatic and comedic work.  He has starred in dozens of films including “Ace Ventura: Pet Detective,” “Dumb and Dumber,” “Liar Liar,” “The Mask,” “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind,” […]

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A slice of Landscape painting

A slice of Landscape painting

In the past as we know, the subject matter of paintings was largely taken   for granted and the majority of the older pictures mostly represented religious subjects. Artists rarely stepped away from pre meditated themes and rarely painted a scene from a romance or an episode of contemporary history. It was only in the late […]

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Artist in the Making

Artist in the Making

By: Mohd. Irfan Bhat Mohd. Irfan Bhat is a promising artist from Valley who represents Kashmir in his own unique way. From district Pulwama’s Wanpora vicinity Irfan is making his name in the field of Sculpting. Born in an Artisan family he enjoyed making clay pots in his childhood. In a statement he said, “When […]

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Featured Artist

Featured Artist

By: Salima Hashmi Salima Hashmi was born to a renowned poet Faiz Ahmed Faiz and political activist and writer Alys Faiz on 14th December 1942 in New Delhi, India. During the partition in 1947 Salima left india and moved to Pakistan with her family and was raised in Lahore. She is a renowned Pakistani painter, […]

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And the award goes to…

And the award goes to…

A competition without consequence- Tourism sponsored Snow sculpting competition at Gulmarg makes mockery of artists, students of art

A few days ago, JK tourism Department announced a ‘snow Sculpting Competition’ to be held in Gulmarg and invited artists, students to take part in the event. The art fraternity, having already very little avenues and meagre occasions to celebrate here in Kashmir, jumped to the invite and began their week-long tryst with snow in […]

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