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Anything that moved around him moved him

3 years agoArts : Prospero

WHEN people think of modern Indian art, they tend to consider a handful of Mumbai-based artists who have dominated art-world headlines in recent years. This group, which includes Syed Haidar Raza, M.F. Husain, F.N. Souza and Tyeb Mehta, are all members of the extrovert and well-travelled Progressives Group. But interest in Bengal art, which bloomed in the 19th century, is now enjoying a revival that recognises the area's contribution to the development of Indian culture.
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The Problem With Modern Art

US Politics / Conservative : Right Wing News (7 years ago)

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Chinese Artist Cai Guo-Qiang

Arts : Art News Blog (7 years ago)

There's an interesting interview over at the Art Newspaper website with the Chinese artist Cai Guo-Qiang. He is one of a number of contemporary Chinese artists that are hot at the moment. By "hot" I mean really popular with art c... Read Post

More Evidence of a Shift in the Art Market

Arts : Edward Hussein Winkleman (7 years ago)

No, not from "hot" to "not hot," but rather (as I noted way back when) from Old Masters and even Modern to Post-War and Contemporary. Back in May, I noted, based on several conversations with folks who watch these things closely... Read Post


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