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Claude Monet: Artist and Artwork

Claude Monet: Artist and Artwork

Born on November 14, 1840, in Paris, Monet was famous French painter known for his impressionistic style of painting. The term Impressionism came up during an  art exhibition in 1874 when a critic insultingly dubbed Monet’s painting style “Impression,” since it was more concerned with form and light than realism, and the term stuck and […]

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Wall painting Vs Canvas Painting

Wall painting Vs Canvas Painting

We know that the earliest surviving examples of paintings come from the cave paintings that date back to 30,000 BC.  The walls and ceilings of caves were first to offer space for the artist to execute and exhibit his/her artwork. It was only in renaissance that canvas was introduced and one of the earliest surviving […]

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Abdul Rahim Nagori: Artist and Artwork

Abdul Rahim Nagori: Artist and Artwork

A pioneer of socio-political painting and a fearless artist of Pakistan Abdul Rahim Nagori was born in 1939. He did his masters in fine art from the Punjab University in 1965. Nagori was a scholastic man, with amazing command in eastern history and philosophy. He employed symbols of ancient myths and legends to express his […]

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Featured Artist: Emily Jacir

Featured Artist: Emily Jacir

Palestinian artist and filmmaker Emily Jacir was born in Bethlehem palestine in 1972. She lives and works between Ramallah, Palestine, and New York, USA. Jacir works in a variety of media which include film, photography, installation, performance, video, writing and sound. Her work mainly focuses on themes including displacement, exile, and resistance within the context […]

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Artists being ridiculed in the centre of the city

Artists being ridiculed in the centre of the city

In what could be termed as a ‘gross ridicule’ to the entire art young art fraternity, the R&B department, Srinagar (landscaping division, Kashmir) recently advertised for beautification of the flyover, from Jehangir Chowk to Rambagh by 3D paintings. Ironically, the advertisement sought proposals from consultancies rather than art groups of individual artists. Besides, the parameters […]

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Manal Al Dowayan: Artist and Artwork

Manal Al Dowayan: Artist and Artwork

Manal Al Dowayan is Saudi Arabian Contemporary artist born in 1973 in Dhahran in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province. She works in various mediums from photography to installation and focuses on a progressive examination and critique women’s roles in Saudi society. She is best known for her installation work ‘Suspended Together’ which is from the Home […]

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Mural art

Mural art

Murals are crucial in bringing art to the public and make people more aware of art.  This form of art plays a vital role in communicating any social or political message.  The size of the mural which is usually large is another factor that makes this form of art more effective than paintings on the […]

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Tammam Azzam: Artist and Artwork

Tammam Azzam: Artist and Artwork

Tammam Azzam is a Syrian artist born in Damascus, Syria in 1980. He received his artistic training from the Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Damascus with a specialization in oil painting. Alongside  a  successful  career  as  a  painter  in  Syria, Azzam  was  a  prolific graphic designer, an experience that would benefit him in  his […]

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QAZI SHABANA- Shaping imagination into Sculptors!

QAZI SHABANA- Shaping imagination into Sculptors!

Qazi Shabana is the emerging sculptor whose work is earning her an outstanding mention among the art circles while she continues to inspire young students by her. Her work involves making artistic use of wire, mud, wood and steel which are formed in various artistic shapes and sculptures and in doing so she often has […]

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Featured Artist: Ayman Baalbaki 

Featured Artist: Ayman Baalbaki 

Ayman Baalbaki is a Lebanese artist, living and working in Beirut. Born in 1975 in the year the civil war started in Lebanon. He draws most of his inspiration from these events. Ayman studied Fine Arts in Beirut and at the École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Decoratifs in Paris. He is known for his large-scale […]

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