Abanindranath Tagore: His Life, Work and Indian Modern Art

Marriage of Nuruddin in Arabian Nights by Abanindranath Tagore

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.

Ocean Painting: Artists Paint the Changing Moods of the Sea

In the Waves at Kakuda by Utagawa Kuniyoshi

An ocean painting can be full of meaning and hidden depths. Many famous seascape paintings are nothing but a true reflection of the artist’s feelings. We can trace the practice of ocean painting to China. Dutch Golden Age painters made maritime painting famous in Europe. This article will help you discover the birth and perpetuation of nautical art. You will also get to know the artists who have painted some of the most celebrated seascape paintings till date.

Catherine Prescott Paintings: Making the Interior Exterior

An Interview with the Artist

Yellow Breeches, Painting by Catherine Prescott

Catherine Prescott completed her graduation from The Colorado College, Colorado, US in 1966. Later in the same year she also attended the graduate painting class in the University of Wisconsin. She gained a formal entry into the world of art. But, inside herself she knew that she was yet to learn the art that she wanted to create. A tour to Spain the next year proved to be an eye–opener for her. The grandeur of European art affected her profoundly and perhaps, for the first time she realised how deeply she cared for art. The experience, that life has so generously infused in next forty five years or so, provided the artist with a perpetual source of inspiration all of which come into play as she continues painting her masterpieces on canvas.