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Artist gets in trouble for making an illustration of a menstruating Goddess Durga

By: Lifestyle Desk | Kolkata | Published: October 6, 2018 7:18:01 pm The complaint against Aniket Mitra was made on the Facebook page of the Kolkata Police. (Source: IE Bangla) Menstruation is both a blessing and curse in the life of women as there is a lot of taboo and ...

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Country Artist Hunter Miller Opens up About the Journey of Making Music

Country Artist Hunter Miller Opens up About the Journey of Making Music

Among one of this year’s most defining trends in music, the country genre has embraced a new aesthetic that blends pop, rock and hip-hop with its sound and style. Thanks to streaming platforms contributing to the evolution of the musical landscape, this cross-pollination has opened doors for artists looking to ...

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The compulsive artist – The Hindu

The compulsive artist - The Hindu

In 1898 artist Mahadev Vishwanath Dhurandhar found himself in a hospital room, seated before the corpse of his first wife Bapubai, who had been taken by the infamous Bombay plague. In the six long hours that followed, as Dhurandhar waited for relatives to arrive, he turned to what he knew ...

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The artist as an algorithm: robot-made Rembrandt for sale

The artist as an algorithm: robot-made Rembrandt for sale

PARIS (Reuters) – Robots can do many of the jobs previously performed by humans, but could they ever replace artists? Pierre Fautrel, of the team of French entrepreneurs called Obvious, poses in front of the artwork “La Comtesse de Belamy” (2018), created by the Generative Adversarial Network (GAN), an algorithm ...

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Artist Mehlli Gobhai passes away

Artist Mehlli Gobhai passes away

The Mumbai-based artist, Mehlli Gobhai has died at the age of 87 in a city hospital this morning. The artist was said to be ailing for a while and had been hospitalised for a month. Poet, curator and cultural critic Ranjit Hoskote’s tweet — an endearing image of artists Jehangir ...

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Senior artist SG Vasudev decodes his art

Senior artist SG Vasudev decodes his art

Creation, collaboration and evolution mark the narrative of SG Vasudev’s long artistic sojourn. “Inner Resonance: A Return to Sama” , a retrospective curated by Sadanand Menon. The exhibition traces this journey through te artist’s earliest and latest, known and unknown works, forging connections. The senior artist discusses elements from his ...

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Guinness World Records celebrates oldest trapeze artist, highest-jumping dog

Achilles the cat trains mind and body for role as World Cup psychic

LONDON (Reuters) – An octogenarian flying trapeze artist, the owner of the world’s fastest jet-propelled go-kart and a dog named Feather with a flair for jumping are among the record-breaking stars to win a place in the latest edition of Guinness World Records. Others to feature in the 2019 edition ...

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Kenyan artist uses broken scissors and wooden spoons to make art | art and culture

Kenyan artist uses broken scissors and wooden spoons to make art | art and culture

In a room that is both home and studio, Evans Ngure works on a sculpture, a fantastical fish fabricated from found objects: wooden spoons, broken scissors and an old machete. Long before upcycling became a hipster mantra, Ngure turned his Nairobi apartment into a workshop, and junk into art, his ...

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The popularity of an unlikely artist

The popularity of an unlikely artist

Cute birds, little paper boats, tea cups filled with steaming tea; all of these appear on old papers culled from yesteryear journals, ledgers, bills and letters. Such is the nature of Bengaluru-based artist Bakula Nayak’s works. The ‘cutsie’ motifs are meshed with intricate penmanship and romanticised narrative yet her paintings ...

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Eminent artist Krishna Reddy no more

Eminent artist Krishna Reddy no more

Master printmaker and sculptor Krishna Reddy passed away on Thursday in New York. He was 93. Born in 1925 in Chittoor in Andhra Pradesh, Mr. Reddy went to Santiniketan to study art. Later, with the help of J. Krishnamurthi (who remained a lifelong friend), he travelled to Europe where he ...

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