Urvi Chheda

Urvi Chheda is artist and art researcher based in Mumbai. Currently, she has enrolled in MVA Art History at the Faculty of Fine Art, MS University, Baroda, India. She runs, swims, treks, and is learning Kalaripayattu, an ancient martial art form.  She has graduated from the Sir JJ School of Art, Mumbai, India.

Articles by Urvi


Artist Stories

Faces of Mozambique: How Malangatana Reflected His Native Culture in Art

One of the most prominent African artists of the 20th century, Malangatana was a multitalented artist who had many dreams. He realized them with his ...

Merve Parla 14 October 2021

Art Travels

Art Travels: Duomo of Florence

Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore or the Duomo of Florence along with Giotto’s Campanile and Baptistery of Saint John are designated UNESCO ...

Maya Tola 4 October 2021

Renaissance

The Unfinished Works of Leonardo da Vinci

As one of the most influential artists of the High Renaissance, Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci left a prolific legacy in the realm of the arts. ...

Maya Tola 2 October 2021

Women Artists

Female vs. Male Gaze: Suzanne Valadon’s Reclining Nude

Female nudes are prevalent throughout art history. There are the ancient mythological goddesses, the Biblical Eves and Susannas, and then there are ...

Lauren Kraut 5 October 2021

Women Artists

A Female Artist of the Edo Period: Nōguchi Shōhin

Nōguchi Shōhin (野口 小蘋) (1847–1917) was a leading Japanese painter from the Edo period (1603–1867). She was born in Osaka to a ...

Isla Phillips 28 September 2021

Museum Stories

Beyond the National Gallery and Tate: Best London Art Museums

All of the art museums in London have free entry and also host excellent exhibitions worth their ticket prices. Some may be well known locations, and ...

Isla Phillips 25 September 2021

Photography

A Unique Artist Encounter: When Ara Güler Met Pablo Picasso

Whether photography is purely art or a branch of journalism can be a subject of discussion. For photographer Ara Güler, the artistic quality of his ...

Merve Parla 16 September 2021

Cats

Cat Obsession Embodied: Check Out These Cat Museums From All Around the World

Cats have been a common sight in different channels of art for a long time. That’s why museums dedicated to feline art are popular stops, proving ...

Merve Parla 8 August 2021

Sport

It’s Tokyo Olympics! The Greatest Moments in the History of Summer Olympic Games

It’s Tokyo Olympics! It’s time when the greatest athletes gather in one place and compete against one other. If transported to the ...

Marina Kochetkova 23 July 2021

Art History 101

Art and Culture of the Dogon People of Africa

African art and culture had been a driving inspiration to European modern artists like Pablo Picasso, Paul Gauguin, and Amedeo Modigliani, among ...

Urvi Chheda 4 August 2021