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Maya Tola

Art, history, mythology, and dachshund enthusiast from New Delhi, based in Los Angeles.

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    Nihal Chand and the Kishangarh School

    By March 29, 2020

    Nihal Chand was an esteemed member of the royal atelier of Kishangarh in the 18th century, under the employ of Crown Prince Sawant Singh. While many royal courts from the princely states of Northwestern India were...

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    The Churning of the Ocean of Milk

    By March 24, 2020

    The churning of the ocean of milk is a momentous event in Hindu mythology that appears in the Bhagwat Purana, Vishnu Purana, and the Mahabharata. It is the story of the Devas (the Gods) obtaining the...

  • Architecture

    Art Travels: Ta Prohm Temple

    By March 4, 2020

    The Ta Prohm temple along with the Bayon and the Angkor Wat are among the most visited sites in northern Cambodia. The most enchanting feature of Ta Prohm is that it looks like the sandstone structures...

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    Vasily Vereshchagin – Journey through India

    By February 25, 2020

    Vasily Vereshchagin was a notable Russian solider, artist and writer in the 19th century. He was an outspoken critic of war who reformed the genre of war paintings by dispensing with traditional conventions that glorified war....

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    Art Travels: Angkor Thom, Cambodia

    By February 19, 2020

    Angkor Thom or the ‘great city’ was the last Khmer empire’s capital from the 12th century until its abandonment in the 16th century. At its peak, the city was home to a population of around 1...

  • Contemporary Art

    Blue Like Me: The Art of Siona Benjamin

    By February 17, 2020

    From February 25th to May 31st, 2020 the Gotthelf Art Gallery at the San Diego Center for Jewish Culture will exhibit the unique works of the Indian artist Siona Benjamin. She is now based in New...

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    Art Travels: Angkor Wat, Cambodia

    By February 8, 2020

    The Khmer kingdom thrived in the Cambodian region from the 9th to 15th centuries with an empire that stretched all the way from modern-day Myanmar down to Vietnam. The Angkor Wat (or city temple) was built...

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    Charles Fazzino – Superbowl’s Officially Licensed Artist

    By February 2, 2020

    America’s biggest sporting event has its own official artist!  Charles Fazzino is a gifted artist from New York, best known for his incredibly detailed contemporary pop art. His unique three-dimensional artworks are exhibited and sold in...

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    Six Exquisite Mother-of-Pearl Artifacts from Gujarat

    By January 27, 2020

    Mother-of-Pearl an iridescent layer carved out of snail shells, usually the Turbo Marmoratus. It is a luminous material that naturally reflects pink and green hues. In the 16th and 17th centuries it was used to embellish...

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    The Tang Shipwreck – Southeast Asia’s Maritime Heritage

    By January 21, 2020

    Discovered near the Belitung Island in Indonesia, the Tang Shipwreck is a momentous archeological discovery of recent times that provides significant evidence of commercial relations between the Far East and the Middle East in the 9th...

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