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Problem of  Smart phones :  Exploring Alternative Solutions for Children

Problem of  Smart phones :  Exploring Alternative Solutions for Children

We live in a digital age, dependent on our smart phones and it has transformed the way we communicate, learn, and entertain ourselves. Although  these devices offer numerous benefits, especially in terms of connectivity and access to information, they also pose significant risks, particularly for our young children. Our children are exposed to smartphones at […]

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Crafts of Kashmir: WALUTWOOD CARVING

Crafts of Kashmir: WALUTWOOD CARVING

Wood carving is one of the oldest forms of art from the Stone Age and because of its durability, availability and plasticity it has remained common art form  to every culture since then. Art of wood carving includes sculpture in wood, from the decorative bas-relief on small objects to life-size figures in the round, furniture, […]

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Environmental crisis and role of an Artist

Environmental crisis and role of an Artist

We are witnessing drastic environmental changes which are more or less affecting everyone around the globe. The human made environmental disaster is beginning to engulf us within its grasp as a reaction for our own misdoings. We are encircled by inevitable calamity  that if we do not act now we will be responsible for creating […]

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“A Ray of Hope: University of Kashmir Paves the Way for Artistic Expression”

“A Ray of Hope: University of Kashmir Paves the Way for Artistic Expression”

As the new year dawned in Kashmir, the University of Kashmir ushered in a realm of hope for artists by organizing the region’s first of its kind professional art camp. This initiative holds immense significance for the local artistic community, offering a genuine platform for artists to make their mark in the art world. The […]

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 Skateboarding A Thriving Trend Among Youth

 Skateboarding A Thriving Trend Among Youth

In the small town of Tangmarg, a 17-year-old dynamo and 11th-grade student, Yamin, has been captivating audiences on YouTube with his daily skateboarding exploits. Undeterred by the challenges, he relentlessly hones his skills, showcasing an unwavering enthusiasm for the sport by performing remarkable tricks and techniques on the streets. Yamin contemplates the factors contributing to […]

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Ayman Baalbaki: Portraits Resilience

Ayman Baalbaki: Portraits Resilience

Recently London’s esteemed auction house, Christie’s, has opted to withdraw two paintings of Ayman Baalbaki from its upcoming sale, reportedly in response to complaints. The decision,  has sparked criticism from the artist himself, who views the move as a form of “discrimination.” The incident has reignited debates about artistic freedom, censorship, and the boundaries of […]

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“Abstract Art: An Escape from Artistic Skill

“Abstract Art: An Escape from Artistic Skill

In recent times, the art world has witnessed a proliferation of abstract works, often championed as innovative and revolutionary. Advocates of abstract art argue that abstract art is a departure from traditional artistic skills, freeing creators from the constraints of representational forms. However, it’s crucial to critically examine whether this departure is a true liberation […]

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Avertible Tragedy

Avertible Tragedy

This is the  journey of an artist born in 1853 and named after his deceased brother, which unfolds as a painful narrative marked by the persistent shadow of low self-esteem. His deeply ingrained sense of inadequacy haunted him from early childhood, as he harbored the belief that his departed brother would have surpassed him in […]

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Artists Lost Amidst Conflict

Artists Lost Amidst Conflict

Gaza, a territory marked by conflict and resilience, has been witnessing a devastating toll on its vibrant arts community during the recent war between Israel and Hamas. The once-thriving artistic spirit that prevailed in the region is now overshadowed by the loss of artists, writers, and musicians who were central to Gaza’s cultural identity. Heba […]

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JR the photograffeur

JR the photograffeur

JR, a mysterious figure renowned for adorning downtrodden neighborhoods across the globe with colossal photographs, has earned a reputation as a modern-day artistic hero. JR, short for Jean-René, has gained acclaim for his innovative fusion of photography and street installations. His work challenges conventional artistic boundaries, endeavors to make art accessible to the masses, and […]

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