#India

Indian Art

Seven Famous Modern Indian Printmakers

Indian Printmaking traces its lineage from the narrative of the father of Indian modern art, Raja Ravi Verma, and his oleographs. Besides, Verma was ...

Urvi Chheda 1 July 2021

Indian Art

The Warli Painting Artist Jivya Soma Mashe

Today, May the 19th, marks the birth anniversary of an internationally acclaimed Warli painting artist, Jivya Soma Mashe. A tribal artist from India, ...

Urvi Chheda 19 May 2021

Abstract Expressionism

Stunning Abstracts by Seven Indian Modern Painters

It was the early 20th century when Modernism spread its wings in India. This happened as a result of an exposure to various European artists. The ...

Urvi Chheda 30 April 2021

Women Artists

Amrita Sher-Gil – India’s Frida Kahlo

Amrita Sher-Gil lived a short but interesting life. Her artistic heritage is rich and impressive. Sher-Gil is considered to be one of the ...

Zuzanna Stańska 3 March 2021

Religious Art

Saraswati, the Beautiful Goddess of Knowledge and Art

Saraswati is the Hindu goddess of knowledge and the arts. Remarkably, in the Hindu tradition and in rituals, Saraswati occupies a more prominent ...

Maya Tola 6 February 2021

Indian Art

Raja Ravi Varma: A Fine Mixture of European Realism and Indian Sensibility

Raja Ravi Varma (1848-1906) was one of the most celebrated and prominent artists from India. His works combined European realism with Indian ...

Anuradha Sroha 14 October 2020

Art Travels

Art Travels: The Ruins of Hampi

Near the banks of the Tungabhadra river in southern India are an ancient group of monuments known as the Hampi. These grand ruins were once part of a ...

Maya Tola 13 October 2020

Indian Art

Impressionism Features in Bombay Progressive Artists Group

Progressive Artists Group (PAG) was an answer to the existing Indian institutional structure of exhibitions in the mid-20th century. It was a ...

Urvi Chheda 24 September 2020

Love Story

The Love Affair of Radha and Krishna in Art

The love story of Radha and Krishna has been immortalized in art by poets, musicians, writers, and painters over the long history of ...

Maya Tola 28 August 2020

Eastern world

Jali in Mughal Architecture, the Most Delicate Stone Curtains

The jali, or pierced screens, have been extensively employed in Indian construction since time immemorial. They appear in both Hindu and Islamic ...

Maya Tola 20 August 2020

Eastern world

Shiva Linga Iconography

The Shiva Linga or Shiva Lingam is a highly regarded and widely recognized icon in the Hindu world. This curious phallic structure has been ...

Maya Tola 12 August 2020

Architecture

Art Travels: Taj Mahal, India

Located on the southern bank of the river Yamuna in Agra, a little over a 100 miles outside New Delhi, is India's most famous monument and one of the ...

Maya Tola 7 August 2020