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 Ufaq Fatima

The artist in Making- Andleeb Mushtaq

The artist in Making- Andleeb Mushtaq

SRINAGAR, Aug 18:In school, art was her favourite activity. Her notebook used to be full with her tenderly drawn artworks. Andleeb Mushtaq, 19, recalls her journey in the realms of art which she remembers in fine details. “I remember I used to finish a drawing notebook in just a week and then my mother had to buy […]

 Basharat Bashir

Featured Artist- Amedeo Modigliani

Featured Artist- Amedeo Modigliani

 Amedeo Modigliani was the epitome of what can be termed a classical tragic artist.  Born in Italy on July 12, 1884, he suffered considerably from childhood illnesses, the symptoms of which would persist throughout his life until his death from tuberculosis at the age 35 in 1920. Although he initially studied art in both Florence […]

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Art for All- Subina Gul

Art for All- Subina Gul

Subina Gul, an Artist from Srinagar, who has completed her master’s degree in painting from Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi and conducted a day long art workshop with special children of Modern High School for deaf and dumb in Solina Srinagar under  title ‘Challenging performance art and creativity’. According to her it was exciting […]

 Basharat Bashir

Featured Artist-  Ram Kinker Baij

Featured Artist-  Ram Kinker Baij

One of the pioneers of modern Indian sculpture and a key figure of contextual modernism, Ram KInker Baij was born on 26 May 1906. Baij was from an economically modest family of Bankura district of the modern state of West Bengal in India. In that sense, he was a Bengali, not an Adivasi, as many […]

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Artist in Making- Mir Hudiba

Artist in Making- Mir Hudiba

Having begun her drawings at a very young age, Mir Hudiba would make sketches of dresses and matching accessories and think that one day she will be a fashion designer. She was being appreciated as well as motivated by one of her friend back at school who would guide her in drawing figures, faces, geometric […]

 Basharat Bashir

Featured Artist

Featured Artist

Jean- Michel Basquiat Jean-Michel Basquiat was born in Brooklyn New York, on December 22, 1960. With  a short spam of his artistic career jean Michel Basquiat achieved fame of a great artist. Basquiat went from being homeless and unemployed to selling a single painting for up to $25,000 in a matter of several years. On May […]

 Ufaq Fatima

Budding artist- Iram Malik      

Budding artist- Iram Malik      

Srinagar: Her art not only describes her inner being but also highlights her perspective of seeing the world. Iram Malik a young budding artist of Kashmir likes to speak through her artwork. Her sensitivity regarding gender inequality and patriarchy are quite evident from her work. “Like any other girl, I too have witnessed how we […]

 Abid Hussain

Meet a Budgam girl whose calligraphy has got international recognition!

Meet a Budgam girl whose calligraphy has got international recognition!

Budgam, June 06 : Nadiya Mushtaq Mir, 29, a calligrapher from Kralpora village in Budgam district says the reason behind her creative hand is love for designs and calligraphy art styles. A self-taught calligrapher, Nadiya developed her interest in art when she was a kid. “I was inclined to art, designs, sketches and drawings since […]

 Ufaq Fatima

Budding artist

Budding artist

As a child, she would be fascinated by artworks.  Questions like who does these artworks and how would pop up in her mind quite often and her curiosity grew by the passing of time. Slowly and gradually she became aware of various nuances of this field and found herself in search of her own medium. […]

 Basharat Bashir

The Disasters of War

The Disasters of War

Francisco de Goya In November 1807, French troops invaded Spain and installed a new ruler. For the next six years, Spanish rebels fought the occupation; their resistance was the first ever to be termed “guerilla warfare.” It’s believed that in the early hours of May 3, 1808, French soldiers carried out orders to round up […]