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Tibetan wood carving : Craft for the Art

Tibetan wood carving is a sublime art. Everything from Dalai Lama’s throne to incense boxes and Chemar bowls, has imprints of it. The signs of art of wood carving can be traced to as far as 7th century Tsuglakghang in Lhasa constructed during reign of King Songtsen Gampo. Wooden table paintings were also unique and […]

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Husain at Delhi Art Fair

Maqbool Fida Husain or M.F. Husain was indeed India’s most celebrated painter and a charismatic artist who took Indian art to world fame. He doesn’t need to be introduced any more. Having forced to live in exile in his last years due to protest from fundamentalist elements on many of his paintings, galleries in India […]

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Outstanding Indian paintings come to National Museum Cardiff

On Saturday, 27 July 2013, Visions of Mughal India: The Collection of Howard Hodgkin – an exhibition of Indian paintings from the exceptional private collection of one of Britain’s most celebrated artists, Howard Hodgkin – opened at National Museum Cardiff in Wales. The collection, never shown in Wales before, comprised most of the main types […]

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