Art Events

Collective Spaces 2016

Collective spaces

DATE 15th Feb – 15th Mar TIME 11:30am – 07:30pm ADDRESS MEC Art Gallery, Building No. 70-B, First Level, Near Cafe Coffee Day, Khan Market, Central, Delhi NCR Coming with their seventh exhibition, the Collective Spaces at MEC Art Gallery will showcase the work by Anupam Singh, C. Acharya,  Debasish Mishra, Jenson Anto, Murali cheeroth, Read More

Art Techniques & Practices

TURQUOISE

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Turquoise is a blue-green mineral famed for its beauty throughout the world. It has been known by many names. The Aztecs called it chalchihuitl. The ancient Romans called it callais. Its modern name dates to the 1600s and comes from the French “turques;” the French called it thus because it was imported to Europe from Read More

Art History

INSTALLATION ART

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Installation Art is typically site-based and relates to three-dimensional artworks. Installation Art invariably refers to interior installed works; exterior pieces are referred to as Land Art. Installation Art has its origins in the 1960s but grew to greater prominence during the subsequent decade. Works may be permanent or temporary in nature. Many museums and galleries Read More

New Artist Profile

SUSHMITA NANDI

Sushmita Nandi

Sushmita Nandi is doing her B.Tech in CSE and is now in the 3rd year. Art is her passion and hobby and she has been good enough in her pursuit of art to have won many accolades. 1. Secured 1st position for creating logo and painting it on t-shirt for an event in PANACHE 2015,held Read More

Art Events

EVENTS IN DELHI

Carved Contours

Carved Contours DATE 29th Jan – 10th Mar TIME 11:00am – 07:00pm ADDRESS Dhoomimal Art Centre, A-8, Level 1&2, Inner Circle, Near Wengers, Connaught Place, Central, Delhi NCR Carved Contours happens to be a solo exhibition that will be showcasing some selected work by artist – Jamini Roy. This 42 day exhibition will be highlighting Read More

Art Techniques & Practices

WOODWORK

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As both an ancient and contemporary art medium, wood has been used to create sculpture, crafts, and functional objects of art. An extensive array of wood types has been used in the creation of artistic objects. Wood finishes have ranged from natural to painted or stained. Due to the organic nature of wood, many of Read More

Art History

ART DECO

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Last week we discussed Art Nouveau and, therefore, we have to follow it up with the movement it gave rise to and influenced greatly, Art Deco. The story of Art Deco occurs against the backdrop of the Roaring Twenties in the U.S. and a scarred Europe recovering from World War One. While the U.S. wasn’t Read More

New Artist Profile

Saptarshi Das

Saptarshi Das

Born in 1977, the extremely talented and committed artist, Saptarshi Das, graduated from the Indian College of Art and Draftsmanship in 2000. His concerns and commitment to causes are encapsulated in his own words: “For the past two years I have been concentrating on conceptual works with new mediums, like food grains. My works deal Read More

Art Events

EVENTS IN DELHI

Behind the Landscape

Behind The Landscape DATE 21st Jan – 29th Feb TIME 06:00pm – 08:00pm ADDRESS Instituto Cervantes, Building No. 48, Hanuman Road, Near Hanuman Mandir, Connaught Place, Central, Delhi NCR Miguel Angel Garcia – Behind The Landscape is a solo exhibition that comes as part of the series that is – Plastic Art And Architecture. In art, Read More

Art Techniques & Practices

TERRACOTTA

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Terra cotta, also known as ‘baked earth,’ has been employed as an art medium since ancient times in cultures throughout the world. The natural clay of its composition gives the terra cotta its characteristic orange-brown or reddish-brown colour. Depending on the clay, the colour will vary, but it may also be readily found in yellow, Read More

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