After the prompt response of the preceeding issues of August and September,we present you the October edition of Artetc:news and views, which concludes our series on Print making.
In this issue ,that is Multiplying Importance: Indian Printmaking Then / Indian Printmaking Now III, guest edited Waswo.X.Waswo, exploring exciting encounters with printmaking at…Continue
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For in the true nature of things, if we rightly consider, every green tree is far more glorious than if it were made of gold and silver. ~Martin Luther
Artist Dhananjoy Mukherjee is perhaps of the same opinion. His vision in the green god series reflects a tonal spectrum of leaves of various trees – their ages, their seasonal variations,…Continue
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A fat version of Adam may be, or a cartoon. Establishing the failure of language to be a weak means of communication, yet again.
.Her work friends, Enemies and others, floats on the realm of subtle relations interweaved between man and his nature. It portrays pre-lapsarian serenity, in a technological matrix.
The question of civilization, colonialism and other…Continue
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Woman artist in the Baroque period?
The answer is simple now. One click away, Google answers it. But was it so simple then, when a woman’s voice was heard in the Academia Delle Arti del Designo, in Florence. She made her voice heard, and linger it too, to the forthcoming generations of woman artists through ages.
Her famous painting Judith…Continue
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Every foreign word contains the explosive material of enlightenment, contains in its
controlled use the knowledge that what is immediate cannot be said in unmediated
form but only expressed in and through reflection and mediation.
—Theodore Adorno, Notes to Literature
A "Thangka," also known as "Tangka", "Thanka"…Continue
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Guest Editor : Waswo X. Waswo
This current issue, Part II of the series, begins with Soumik Nandy Majumdar's interview with the venerable artist and printmaker Sanat Kar. Speaking about his history and methodology, the illustrious printmaker also touches upon the issues of art pedagogy. Ravikumar Kashi then offers his own sincere and questioning…Continue
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Born in 1947 in Czestochowa, Poland Jerzy Kędziora graduated from the city's Fine Arts School and followed by the National Academy of Fine Arts.
Exhibiting his versatility through a wide range of fine art disciplines - from drawing, painting and advertisement graphics, through ceramics, medal art and spatial composition, to the theatrical…
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Art movements have always been reactionary and art as a medium of rebel is something history has witnessed in a series with the passage of time. Guernica, the famous mural painting of Pablo Picasso stands as an epitome of the reflection of social and political injustice.
Keeping the same track in…Continue
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