In response to disappearing cultures due to increased urbanization and modernization, Nepal’s Chaudhary Group, through its foundation, has established a ‘Unnati Cultural Village (UCV)’ at Harkapur, Nawalpur. The goal of the village is to offer a place where Nepali artists and writers can visit and create their art and literature, said the Chaudhary Foundation.
A prolific artist if there was one, Raja Ravi Varma (1848-1906), who was closely related to the royal family of Travancore in the present day
Featuring 400 artifacts and the breakthrough science behind some of the latest discoveries about England’s prehistoric monument of Stonehenge, which is also a World Heritage Site, an exhibition has opened on Friday at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science.
Bringing together a group of paintings, sculptures, ritual objects, and illustrated manuscripts from the 11th-18th centuries, made primarily for Nepal and Tibet’s monastic institutions, an upcoming exhibition at New York-based museum “The Met” will spotlight the Himalayan Bodhisattva tradition.
With an innovative approach to programming, spread over an 8-day period, this year’s DCAW will be interspersed with talks, walkthroughs and a range of activities for art collectors and enthusiasts including a musical evening, said the organisers.
One of four known portraits by artist Amrita Sher-Gil of her friend Proutaux is heading to a Christie’s auction on March 17. The rarely seen work is estimated to fetch between $1.8-2.8 million (approximately Rs 13.1 crore to Rs 20.4 crore) in a New York auction.
Marking a return to collaborative in-person exhibitions, four Indian art galleries- Chemould Prescott Road, Bombay; Experimenter, Kolkata; Nature Morte, New Delhi and Vadehra Art Gallery,
Two artists who may seem to have little in common can be brought together by specific works. In the present case, it will be done