Madhubani Artists Who Were Awarded Padma Shri

Posted by Kanika on Feb 13, 2020 05:54:41 pm
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On the eve of this Republic Day, when Padma awards were announced, Godavari Dutta became the fourth Madhubani artist to bag one of the highest civilian awards in recognition of her distinguished contributions in preserving the traditional Indian art and taking it to the world stage. Her 80-year long journey from the rural landscape of Bihar to winning Padma Shri was full of struggles and challenges! “Art is in my genes. I had the privilege of nurturing it under one of the finest artists, my mother. While everyone believed ... Read more>>

Romantic Gifts to Show Your Love on Valentine's Day

Posted by Kanika on Feb 11, 2020 01:03:42 pm
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The love week has already started! Confused About Finding the Perfect Gift to Show your Affection to the Love of Your Life? Don’t worry! We have got you covered, read on to explore the list of amorous gifting ideas for your partner this Valentine’s day: Paintings Nothing is better than gifting a romantic painting to express your feelings to your beloved. “There is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.”- Vincent Van Gogh Love has always been a popular subject for artists who have por... Read more>>

RIP Kobe Bryant: Artists' Touching Tribute

Posted by Kanika on Feb 06, 2020 01:20:25 pm
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The sudden death of basketball legend Kobe Bryant shocked fans, sports enthusiasts, artists across the globe. NBA icon Kobe, his teenage daughter Gianna, and seven others on board were killed in a helicopter crash on a steep hillside in the dense morning fog in Southern California on January 26 on their way to a basketball game at the Mamba Academy. He was one of the greatest basketball players in the history who inspired people around the world not only through his sport but off the court as well. A five-time NBA champion an... Read more>>

The Changing Dynamics Of The Art World

Posted by Kanika on Feb 03, 2020 05:50:48 pm
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The first AI-generated painting ‘Portrait of Edmond de Belamy’ was sold for a whopping $432,500 (nearly 45 times its estimate) in 2018. This work of the algorithm’s imagination features a blurred chubby man with no nose, dressed in a frock-coat over a white-collared shirt. Rather than being an ingenious piece of artwork with a lot of science behind it, it looked amateurish with surprising deformities and was barely visually appealing! So, what made this painting fetch such a huge amount? Is it that machin... Read more>>

Australian Bushfires: The Art World's Reaction!

Posted by Kanika on Jan 31, 2020 11:19:28 am
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The recent Australian bushfires have left us shocked, saddened and grief-stricken! The bushfire first began in September and is 46% bigger than the Amazon forest fires of 2019. Roaring for months, the fires have blazed through more than 25 million acres of land which is six times the size that was destroyed during the Brazilian Amazon fires. About 2,000 homes have been destroyed, hundreds of thousands of people have been displaced and possibly more than 1 billion animals are feared dead. More than 150 houses are still burn... Read more>>

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