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Why would an artist take the pain of painting if he can click a shot and create art. The gap that remains between photography and photorealism is that, photography binds us to capture what we see before us. It only allows the liberty in changing the angles, hence the points of view. But art gives one, the liberty to shape the vision, shown by nature to ones own.
The clear articulation of…Continue
Welcome dear reader to the New Year, with yet another new thought from the editorial desk of artetc. news & views. After the enthusiastic response with which you had accepted our last two issues on Cutting Edge Art Practices in India, we thought it would be a refreshing diversion to take a close look at some of India’s most successful Modern Masters.
Coincidentally, most of them emerged from what…Continue
Each sculptor and their practice and method in this show carries the essence of their language, life, success and how their work helped to unfurl the epoch and understanding of a practice- about their own experience and understanding that is profound and timeless.
Contemporary Sculpture in India and the works of the 20 sculptors living in…Continue
The formation of Progressive Artists Group in Bombay in 1947, was the symptom of a ‘Spirit’ or ‘Zeitgeist’ of Modern Indian Art during the few years before and after the Independence which we achieved during the same year.The independence in 1947 was a “moment” of continued nationalist fervor combined with a fresh nationwide excitement and optimism, inspite of the heavy suffering due to the partition of the sub-continent. Calcutta during the mid 1940s had witnessed artists like Somnath Hore…Continue