Abanindranath Tagore appeared at a time when the people of the Indian subcontinent seemed to be in a state of utter confusion. They were scornful or oblivious to their past glories. In this article, we explore how Abanindranath Tagore revitalised Indian art and paved the way for a new generation of artists. Read interesting stories about his artworks, anecdotes and his thoughts on art and its place in society.
The paintings of Zinaida Serebriakova, one of the most renowned women painters from Russia, are filled with simple joys of life. Her portraits and figurative paintings, especially those painted with children, throb with beauty and innocence. But her own life was anything but simple and happy. So how did she manage to paint such evergreen works of art?
Ben Foster developed a deep appreciation of the natural surroundings from an early age. It figures prominently in his metal sculptures, the geometric nature of which intrigues many. Today, the sculptor from New Zealand is going to share with you the stories of his early childhood, his growing passion for art, the motivations behind his artworks and more. Enjoy!
Aki Inomata uses her art to amply depict the anxieties of her time. Series like Why Not Hand Over a “Shelter” to Hermit Crabs? is an unerring commentary on the synthetic to downright ludicrous aspects of modern civilisation. Questions are often raised loud and clear. Somewhat ironically though, these very aspects of her art tend to harmonise instead of polarising views. For in the heart of heart, Aki carries the precious age-old sentiments of her land that believes in life, in its every form and expression, to be sacred and reverential. Read this exclusive interview and find out more about Aki Inomata and her jourmey as an artist.
Camera in hand, Giovanni Savino watches every passing moment with infinite interest. The NY-based photographer and weather-beaten traveller know the great value of time and what wealth of opportunity it can bring to anyone who cares to follow its rhythm. Giovanni Savino is also an engaging storyteller. Today, he is going to share with you his life’s story.