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Suggestive Measures to start Pre- Primary Classes in Govt. Schools

Suggestive Measures to start Pre- Primary Classes in Govt. Schools

“If a child can’t learn the way we teach, maybe we should teach the way the child learn”

BY: Gh Hassan Bhat No country has ever achieved a status of greatness without education. It is the only tool to improve the status of life and to make world a better place by eradicating poverty, unemployment and gloom from the faces of people around the globe. As far as Indian education system is concerned, […]

 Basharat Bashir

Featured Artist: Zehra Dogan

Featured Artist: Zehra Dogan

Zehra Dogan is a Kursdish artist and journalist who was arrested and imprisoned in 2017 for her art. Born in 1989 the 31 year old artist and journalist Zehra Dogan was charged with “terrorist propaganda” which was an initial reaction of Turkish government on her revolutionary news coverage, social media posts, and her paintings. In […]

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Sayed Haider Raza: Artist and Atwork

Sayed Haider Raza: Artist and Atwork

A renowned Indian artist Sayed Haider Raza commonly known as S H Raza was born on 30th March 1922 in Kakkaiya, near town Bichhiya Mandla district of Madhya Pradesh. Recipient of  Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan and Padma Vibhushan, Raza took to drawing at the age of 12. He co-founded the revolutionary Bombay Progressive Artists’ Group […]

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Bapu Ji: Nandalal Bose

Bapu Ji: Nandalal Bose

Nandalal Bose painted the famous portrait of Mahatma Gandhi’s Dandi March. The protest where Gandhi was fighting against the British who had imposed the tax on salt.  To mark the date of Dandi march and as the support for the potest, Nandalal Bose painted a black and white linocut print of Mahatma Gandhi walking during […]

 Reyaz Rashid

Aurooj Nasir: Budding Artist

Aurooj Nasir: Budding Artist

Aurooj Nasir, is a budding artist from Gantamulla village of Narvaw in North Kashmir’s Baramulla district. She is a student of fine arts displaying immense skill and creativity in art of calligraphy. Aurooj did her schooling from Baramulla Public School and after completing her 12th, she developed interest in Arabic Calligraphy. It was during the […]

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Safwan Dahoul: Artist and Artwork

Safwan Dahoul: Artist and Artwork

Safwan Dahoul was born in 1961 in Hama, Syria. He is known for his beautiful melancholic and monochromatic works in a style influenced by the Cubist style of Picasso with manifestation ranging to Assyrian and Pharaonic art.  Dahoul took his initial training at the Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Damascus before travelling to Belgium, […]

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Propaganda in Art

Propaganda in Art

The purpose of art may be difficult to attach to single concept as it has played different functions throughout its history. Art critics and artists themselves came up with different opinions to describe the purpose of art and majority of opinions suggest that art is an expression of imagination, a powerful way of communication and […]

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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 […]