#Vasily Vereshchagin

Realism

Eid Al-Fitr – Islamic Prayer in Art

The distinctive ritual of Islamic prayer, known as namaz (in Urdu) or salah (in Arabic) has captivated the imagination of many Orientalist painters.

Maya M. Tola 2 April 2022

Architecture

Taj Mahal: India’s Most Famous Monument

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...

Maya M. Tola 7 August 2020

Artist Stories

Vasily Vereshchagin – Journey through India

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...

Maya M. Tola 25 February 2020