Indian art

Diwali 2017: Here's how to use Indian art to decorate your home

Diwali 2017: Here's how to use Indian art to decorate your home

Indian traditional culture and value system has an inherent respect for the environment and nature. Indian art is characterised by the same underlying values.

Oct 13, 2017, 08:34 AM IST
Google's latest app will bring Indian art and culture closer

Google's latest app will bring Indian art and culture closer

The search engine giant's new application will help art lovers across the country and globe discover popular works from different museums over 70 countries.

Jul 21, 2016, 17:45 PM IST

Jewels belonging to Indian royals to be auctioned in London

The 'manga malai' is composed of linked mango-shaped elements, lavishly set with rubies and diamonds, and estimated at 50,000-70,000 pounds. 

Apr 05, 2016, 09:54 AM IST
Rogan painting revived at 'Dastkar Basant'

Rogan painting revived at 'Dastkar Basant'

New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) The drastic fall in local demand for the fabric that used rogan printing has led to the its demise but at an annual craft fair in the capital this dying craft is on the rev

Feb 18, 2015, 20:02 PM IST
Bharti Kher, Raza lead Saffronart auction race

Bharti Kher, Raza lead Saffronart auction race

Works of modern master S.H.Raza and contemporary artist Bharti Kher are leading the race for the sale of Saffronart's, India's biggest online art auction house, set to take place Feb 12, the organisers said Wednesday.

Feb 04, 2015, 20:05 PM IST
'Indians need to recover their rich heritage'

'Indians need to recover their rich heritage'

Yoga originated in India but this spiritual and mental discipline has failed to resonate with the country's masses, who mostly seek its virtues of physical fitness. But filmmaker and art historian Benoy K. Behl feels the Indian government's emphasis on yoga and the UN celebrating World Yoga Day June 21 have set the pace for a long innings.

Jan 08, 2015, 08:53 AM IST
Shared culture with India inspires Nepalese printmakers

Shared culture with India inspires Nepalese printmakers

 Printmakers Uma Shankar Shah and Seema Sharma Shah from Kathmandu are set to showcase their prints, a documentation of various Nepalese festivals here.

Oct 27, 2014, 12:42 PM IST

Gen-next artists of India on the rise

Art experts are optimistic about the rise of India's young contemporary artists, finds Farah Siddiqui.

Sep 11, 2014, 18:07 PM IST

Indian art, fashion, films to amalgamate in Singapore

A forthcoming event, Singapore Indian Icons of the Year 2014, will bring together known names from the world of Indian art, fashion and Bollywood on Aug 24 for a dazzling event with a unique segment of auctions here.

Jul 31, 2014, 08:09 AM IST

India culture ministry signs agreement with Tate

For collaboration on modern and contemporary art, the union culture ministry Thursday signed an agreement with Tate, an institution that houses Britain`s national art collection.

Feb 06, 2014, 19:27 PM IST

Banaras Utsav: Melting pot of arts, crafts, music, books

Art aficionados, cultural connoisseurs and litterateurs have a new destination later this month with the Banaras Utsav debuting in India`s cultural calendar.

Oct 05, 2013, 08:51 AM IST

Indian artists imagine an unknown Russia

The third edition of the ‘Indian Artists Paint Russia’ art camp brought together a group of artists here who painted images of the country solely based on their imagination.

Sep 21, 2013, 09:05 AM IST

Sliding Chinese art mart gives India price edge

A slight fallback in the Chinese art market has given Indian art the chance to grab a larger price share, says Christie's top officials visiting India. The British auction house is also promoting contemporary Indian artists.

Aug 20, 2012, 13:41 PM IST

US seizes stolen statues from Indian art dealer

The Manhattan District Attorney`s Office has also issued an arrest warrant for Subhash Kapoor for alleged possession of stolen property.

Jul 29, 2012, 08:55 AM IST

Rare Indian, Asian art at Christie`s sale

More than 1,800 Asian art works - including a large collection from India - estimated at $48 million will be auctioned by Christie`s at the Rockfeller Centre in New York.

Mar 16, 2012, 09:39 AM IST

Market for antiquities still strong in India: Neville Tuli

The market for antiquities - old miniature art - is emerging as a strong force in the country, Neville Tuli has said.

Feb 02, 2012, 08:32 AM IST

2011, a year where Indian art lost giants

Sorrow was overarching sentiment in the year for Indian art as it witnessed the death of stalwarts.

Dec 27, 2011, 12:36 PM IST

‘Looking at Indian art from western perspective must change’

Even as Indian art is gradually beginning to be recognised globally and local artists are seen at art fairs across the world, focused efforts like building more museums, imparting art education in schools and producing good art books is the need of the hour, say experts.

Dec 02, 2011, 16:04 PM IST

Family, friends recall Husain, colossus of Indian art

Family, friends and associates relived memories of India`s most popular face in contemporary and new media art MF Husain.

Sep 18, 2011, 16:39 PM IST

E-commerce changing India`s art mart: Saffronart CEO

E-commerce sites are changing the way people buy art in the country, says Dinesh Vazirani, CEO of India`s biggest online art auction house Saffronart.

Sep 16, 2011, 09:27 AM IST